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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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BA SCORE
80
good

489 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 489
Reviews: 280
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 13.28%
Wants: 5
Gots: 15 | 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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Kevin-Wieken

Minnesota

3.31/5  rDev -6.5%

India Pale Ale
Summit Brewing Company, Minnesota
---from bottle to pint glass---

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

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

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

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

Overall
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.

12-16-2013 04:23:59 | More by Kevin-Wieken
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Doyle

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-14-2013 17:51:28 | More by Doyle
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

12-13-2013 03:33:37 | More by XmnwildX12
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Oelschlager

North Dakota

4/5  rDev +13%

12-12-2013 04:24:55 | More by Oelschlager
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NeedBeerHere

Minnesota

3.09/5  rDev -12.7%

Pours out dark orange with a tiny head that dissipates quickly. Smell is actually pretty malty with caramel and toffee. Ironically no hops in the nose that I sense. Well very faint and almost malt forward. Taste is pretty malty with what I found in the nose. Ironically there is VERY little bitterness or any hop flavor. This beer really doesn't make sense as far as the malt and hop bill are concerned. Not one to buy much Summit but surprised that it is SO malty with little bitterness. Mouthfeel is about right and a little thick. Overall this is a pretty bad IPA. It's way too malty and just let's you down on the hop bill. Is this supposed to be something else? Summit bites on this one and I'm a homer.

12-10-2013 06:35:34 | More by NeedBeerHere
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Ajlvt

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

12-10-2013 02:20:50 | More by Ajlvt
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Shawner

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-08-2013 21:45:38 | More by Shawner
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Schwegler

Nevada

4/5  rDev +13%

11-27-2013 04:01:42 | More by Schwegler
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DaveMiller

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

11-25-2013 03:06:09 | More by DaveMiller
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mfl620ks

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +13%

11-24-2013 03:45:44 | More by mfl620ks
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

11-16-2013 05:08:23 | More by mmulebarn
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Hergestridge

Illinois

2.65/5  rDev -25.1%

Summit IPA is .well.. different as far as IPA's go. It smells mild.. not a lot of hoppieness..it is refreshing but is not in the same League as Top Notch IPA's. Not even close to Stone IPA... One of my favourites. I like it ok.. but it's just not an IPA I would spend money on...

~ Carry On, Citizens!!!~
sMC

11-13-2013 01:04:41 | More by Hergestridge
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Sinatra716

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -15.3%

11-11-2013 03:54:29 | More by Sinatra716
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andy1701

Florida

3/5  rDev -15.3%

11-03-2013 17:03:58 | More by andy1701
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Turbo

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

11-03-2013 14:55:19 | More by Turbo
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JamesShoemaker

Michigan

4/5  rDev +13%

11-02-2013 17:41:32 | More by JamesShoemaker
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sparx1100

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

10-23-2013 03:51:15 | More by sparx1100
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zestar

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

10-22-2013 01:47:35 | More by zestar
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drewfull

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

10-21-2013 16:06:01 | More by drewfull
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AnalogErik

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

10-16-2013 14:37:32 | More by AnalogErik
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danflath

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

10-09-2013 02:46:00 | More by danflath
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discharmingly

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -15.3%

10-07-2013 16:30:31 | More by discharmingly
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McHenry

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +13%

10-06-2013 21:45:45 | More by McHenry
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Catlin

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

10-04-2013 01:31:50 | More by Catlin
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blbarnett3

Virginia

3/5  rDev -15.3%

10-03-2013 03:23:14 | More by blbarnett3
Summit India Pale Ale from Summit Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 489 ratings.