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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)
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -33%

12-13-2013 03:35:49 | More by XmnwildX12
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Oelschlager

North Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

12-12-2013 04:27:21 | More by Oelschlager
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karlt

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.2%

12-12-2013 01:27:32 | More by karlt
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NeedBeerHere

Minnesota

3.45/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours out quite black with a half finger beige head with not too much retention. Smell is of dark fruit, prunes, with a slight bit of sweetness. Really no hops I sense from the nose. This is all the malt bill. Taste is a bit mellowed down from the smell except there is a tiny hop presence that isn't noticeable at the first part of the taste but definitely in the end -- nothing too bitter to be sure as this is really balanced well. Mouthfeel is fairly light. Overall I really liked this beer more than the last time I had it. Summit typically puts out good beers at least with their normal releases.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2013 05:28:17 | More by NeedBeerHere
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drewfull

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -19.6%

12-09-2013 16:14:17 | More by drewfull
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crbnfbr

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

12-01-2013 00:34:11 | More by crbnfbr
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IchLiebeBierZu

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.2%

11-30-2013 01:08:22 | More by IchLiebeBierZu
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DaveMiller

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

11-26-2013 02:19:44 | More by DaveMiller
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mfl620ks

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

11-23-2013 02:47:19 | More by mfl620ks
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -19.6%

11-16-2013 05:15:46 | More by mmulebarn
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Givemebeer

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

11-13-2013 01:08:21 | More by Givemebeer
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Hergestridge

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance is chestnut brown. Nice head - frothy, foamy and dense on the lips and mouth.
Mouth feel is creamy, rich, cool with sweetness and a slight (very slight) cocoa taste and aroma. This is beer #2 that I've tried from the Summit Winter Pack offering. It's head and shoulders above the 1st tasting of the Summit Red Ale.. Excellent Entry and a 6 pack will be on my stocking stuffer list to St. Nicholas. Top Rate!!
sMc
Carry On Citizens!!!

Serving type: on-tap

11-13-2013 00:18:04 | More by Hergestridge
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Sinatra716

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.2%

11-11-2013 03:55:12 | More by Sinatra716
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OUJayhawk1799

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

11-11-2013 00:45:17 | More by OUJayhawk1799
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Shawner

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.2%

11-10-2013 15:53:42 | More by Shawner
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xmorgan

California

4/5  rDev +7.2%

11-06-2013 02:59:28 | More by xmorgan
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Turbo

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

11-03-2013 14:55:41 | More by Turbo
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scottbrew4u

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.6%

10-27-2013 01:58:48 | More by scottbrew4u
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zestar

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

10-22-2013 01:45:31 | More by zestar
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AnalogErik

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

10-16-2013 14:35:34 | More by AnalogErik
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Mdodge8837

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

10-12-2013 07:11:20 | More by Mdodge8837
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Parker9000

Iowa

3/5  rDev -19.6%

10-02-2013 12:15:49 | More by Parker9000
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle, a few months past BB date, served in a snifter.

Pours clear but nearly opaque ruby-brown. The light tan head settles down to a thick ring and partial top coat but leaves full coating on a robust looking the side of the glass.
Aroma: rather floral and unlike the flavor, a little boozy. Also more spicy than the taste.,
T: Nicely rich with chocolate, dark bread, dark fruit and a touch of coffee. More coffee in the lingering dark roasted malt aftertaste. Very good use of light spicing but a touch too sweet before the finish.

Mouthfeel: medium-full bodied; very smooth with soft, medium carbonation. Semi-dry finish sometimes felt just a little too thin.

O: very enjoyable and flavorful that resembles a Belgian porter. Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2013 21:22:52 | More by chinchill
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

08-06-2013 21:05:11 | More by mpalestino
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Eric908

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-04-2013 21:47:56 | More by Eric908
Summit Winter Ale from Summit Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 434 ratings.