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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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491 Ratings
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Ratings: 491
Reviews: 280
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 13.28%
Wants: 7
Gots: 16 | 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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3.64/5  rDev +2.8%

Appearance: Bottle into pint glass. Pours a hazy copper color with a off white head that fades fairly fast but leaves a lots of lacing.

Smell: A totally original candied orange hint never encountered before and it's not bad!
A strange and original take, this candied orange peel, with core of caramel aroma and earthy hops.

Taste: Following the smell, this candied orange, citrus, track plays along with the caramel malt core shifting to a pleasant bitterness; the finish is a nice balance of caramel, malt, candied orange and hops bitter. A different IPA.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, almost creamy, (orange creamsicle) with much carbonation

Overall: A highly original, rich and complex IPA in the European style? This is a nice change that I'd like to turn my friends on to. A good finish, and good with orange slice. Good last beer of evening.
A bit sweet.

Act25, Jun 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Purchased from Jungle Jim's in Cincinnati, Ohio - consumed on the "Enjoy By" date.

S: Hints of sweetness, reminds me almost of a really good flan (caramel!), you can tell from the aroma that there is a decent amount of hops in this brew.

T: Very balanced and average to good in terms of taste. Great, smooth malty flavor with a zing from the hoppiness. Definitely hints of bitterness but could also see myself sessioning this one on a hot summer day!

M: As stated above, easily drinkable partially due to a moderate body, very clean.

O: Very English IPA. Great balance between hops and malt. Might not satisfy major hop heads but it doesn't offend at all and is absolutely drinkable. It could probably use a hint more hop flavor to move from "average" to "pretty darn good".

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Summit India Pale Ale from Summit Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 491 ratings.