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Summit India Pale Ale - Summit Brewing Company

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Summit India Pale AleSummit India Pale Ale

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484 Ratings
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Ratings: 484
Reviews: 279
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 13.28%
Wants: 5
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Replaced by True Brit IPA.

(Beer added by: ADR on 02-16-2002)
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Reviews by demcorhip:
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demcorhip

Ontario (Canada)

3.88/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance
Clear reddish coppery hue. Not much head formed on the pour, maybe half a finger's worth. Some fine lacing and fine carbonation.


Aroma
Some malty sweetness, mostly citrus/pine notes present. Was pleasant.


Taste
Not as bold as other microbrew IPAs. Would make a good introduction to the style or even potentially a "crossover" beer. Fairly well balanced within the style, somewhat bready malts with a touch of caramel sweetness gave way to apricot/citrus/pine from the hops. Finished with a bitter, tannin-like taste.


Mouthfeel
Decent, has just enough body to realize one isnt drinking a watery flavoured beverage. Just enough carbonation to provide a slight sparkle in the mouth.


Drinkability
Easy to drink. Goes great with a hot day when one may want to drink a few. Would make a good session beer since its not too thickly sweet or too hoppy. Would also serve as a decent introduction to the style for those not familiar with IPAs or other hoppy beers. Ill probably drink it again, but wont go out of my way searching for it either.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2006 00:50:21 | More by demcorhip
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India Pale Ale
Summit Brewing Company, Minnesota
---from bottle to pint glass---

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Foggy golden/honey, two fingers of beautiful sticky off white head, great lacing.

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Soft hoppy notes, slight malt sweetness, nothing stands out.

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Earthy bitter hops, hint of tart fruit, caramel backbone.

Mouth-feel
Good carbonation, good bitter, light body.

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Summit loves their pale malts… and so do I. Not as hoppy as most IPA’s – however, this is not one of many popular American IPA… This is an English IPA. Still, this will not be a go-to beer for me. I’d call it a light IPA.

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Summit India Pale Ale from Summit Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 484 ratings.