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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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Parker9000

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

10-02-2013 12:15:14 | More by Parker9000
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JellyJacket

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

09-18-2013 09:05:48 | More by JellyJacket
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Jeffrey2310

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

08-19-2013 01:17:54 | More by Jeffrey2310
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josephwa

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -15.3%

08-04-2013 06:58:39 | More by josephwa
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larryarms847

Illinois

3/5  rDev -15.3%

08-03-2013 15:40:56 | More by larryarms847
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e30todamax

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

08-03-2013 12:41:58 | More by e30todamax
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magnusdave

New York

4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

07-28-2013 22:45:47 | More by magnusdave
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FortKnox15

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

07-20-2013 02:00:23 | More by FortKnox15
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kdwruck

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-18-2013 21:12:09 | More by kdwruck
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HardWater

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-08-2013 12:49:54 | More by HardWater
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Bromine

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-08-2013 11:25:16 | More by Bromine
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yanosh

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-08-2013 01:44:49 | More by yanosh
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silverking

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-06-2013 19:41:56 | More by silverking
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Act25

New Jersey

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.

06-29-2013 23:46:43 | More by Act25
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yumyumbrew

Ohio

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".

06-28-2013 21:25:58 | More by yumyumbrew
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EagleTalon

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Pours to a frothy buff head and copper color. Aroma is bready malt and floral hops and a bit of alcohol as it warms. Flavor is bold and balanced with biscuit malt and balancing earthy bitterness. Mouthfeel is light-medium and low co2. Overall, a tasty but unassertive IPA.

06-28-2013 01:52:49 | More by EagleTalon
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MandaLeigh

Nebraska

2.25/5  rDev -36.4%

06-12-2013 21:01:38 | More by MandaLeigh
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cosmonick

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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Fargrow

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-11-2013 02:37:02 | More by Fargrow
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MNPikey

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

06-09-2013 03:58:49 | More by MNPikey
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Jabartheljr

South Dakota

4/5  rDev +13%

06-03-2013 00:19:12 | More by Jabartheljr
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kguyty

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

05-31-2013 16:52:44 | More by kguyty
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Beerlover

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

05-30-2013 22:39:51 | More by Beerlover
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thebummedgardener

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

05-27-2013 02:24:16 | More by thebummedgardener
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TheQuietMan22

Iowa

3.78/5  rDev +6.8%

Serving type: 12-ounce bottle. “ENJOY BY 07/13/13” is written on the neck.

Appearance: Poured into a pint glass. The color is slightly hazy, golden amber. About a finger of eggshell-colored head left a dense but spotted froth and trails on the glass.

Smell: It has a big malty backbone. An aroma of caramel and toffee entice my sweet tooth, but there is also a dose of earthy or herbal hops (or whatever the hell creates that hairspray-like aroma that is common among beers from Minnesota).

Taste: A spicy surprise! It even offers a little zest. Herbal hops (thank you, Summit website!) are loud and proud up front and followed by lemon zest. The caramel and toffee slowly emerge as balance. As the beer warms, though, everything flips: the malts become more prominent while the lemon and hops add zest and spice later.

Drinkability: Good drinking. It is beers like this that make me wonder what real India pale ale tasted like.

05-25-2013 04:02:50 | More by TheQuietMan22
Summit India Pale Ale from Summit Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 489 ratings.