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Summit Winter Ale - Summit Brewing Company

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Summit Winter AleSummit Winter Ale

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BA SCORE
84
good

434 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 434
Reviews: 255
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 10.72%
Wants: 8
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
OG 14.6° Plato
36 IBUs
Malts: Harrington, Caramel, Carafa II
Hops: Willamette, Fuggle, Tettenanger

(Beer added by: Todd on 12-08-2001)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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MNPikey

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

02-06-2014 20:53:23 | More by MNPikey
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hardy008

Minnesota

4.03/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes.

Dark brown with a tan head, with nice retention and lacing. The aroma is very nice with caramel, cocoa, and roasted malt. Very nice for a cold winter night.

Has a nice mildly sweet flavor with caramel, cocoa, roasted malt, a little bit of coffee, and a subtle nutty flavor. Pairs very nicely with a French Dip sandwich.

Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Somewhat creamy as an on tap offering. Smooth and easy to drink. Very nice on tap. Will have to pick up some bottles of this.

Serving type: on-tap

02-01-2014 16:39:39 | More by hardy008
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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +7.2%

01-25-2014 23:13:05 | More by jaydoc
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nstroup

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

01-24-2014 01:19:27 | More by nstroup
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Bigtiev

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

01-21-2014 01:52:25 | More by Bigtiev
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Lanstrum

Ohio

3/5  rDev -19.6%

01-19-2014 21:57:55 | More by Lanstrum
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hoosier222002

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

01-18-2014 23:02:16 | More by hoosier222002
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Seefeldt

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.2%

01-18-2014 19:05:37 | More by Seefeldt
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

01-17-2014 04:16:38 | More by mattmarka1
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Pug

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.2%

01-15-2014 22:14:51 | More by Pug
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Dank26

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

01-10-2014 17:52:37 | More by Dank26
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jdiesel92

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

01-09-2014 18:29:16 | More by jdiesel92
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Cluker

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

12-31-2013 04:43:08 | More by Cluker
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Hopstout

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

12-29-2013 03:54:05 | More by Hopstout
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Danegerous123

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

12-28-2013 20:52:01 | More by Danegerous123
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

3.44/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Summit winter ale pours with a ruby brown color thats quite dark.
On the pour i wasn't able to get much of a head going at all. Basically surface smudes and such.
The aroma was quite malty with subtle hints of spices.
The malts in the taste have a vienna feel. Very grainy and toasted. I think I almoat taste some smoke in there also.
The feel is course and gritty on the palate.
It was a good beer...
but I really didn't dig it too much.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2013 14:01:40 | More by micromaniac129
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AlexHess

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

12-27-2013 17:27:43 | More by AlexHess
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DerekQXQX

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

12-24-2013 19:11:50 | More by DerekQXQX
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mndanika

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

12-18-2013 18:51:15 | More by mndanika
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KennethPowers

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

12-17-2013 07:06:51 | More by KennethPowers
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Kevin-Wieken

Minnesota

3.46/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Summit Winter Ale
Summit Brewing Company, Minnesota
---from bottle to stemmed porter glass---

Appearance
Dark copper, more red around the edges, three fingers of creamy/light tan head that will seemingly last forever, good lacing.

Smell
Pretty weak on the nose. Nutty.

Taste
Caramel-y malts with hints of light coffee. Bright citrusy hops shine at the end of each sip.

Mouth-feel
Much lighter than expected. Dare I say watery? Malt flavor lingers, god amount of bitter for this beer.

Overall
Better and worse than I thought. Tastes great, but mouth feel is a bit off. Looks gorgeous.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2013 21:24:07 | More by Kevin-Wieken
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jedijezus

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

12-15-2013 04:02:54 | More by jedijezus
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jdlapera

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

12-15-2013 01:07:15 | More by jdlapera
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Doyle

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

12-14-2013 18:07:25 | More by Doyle
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

12-13-2013 22:09:49 | More by Chucker17
Summit Winter Ale from Summit Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 434 ratings.