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Summit Horizon Red Ale - Summit Brewing Company

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Summit Horizon Red AleSummit Horizon Red Ale

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BA SCORE
84
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401 Ratings
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Ratings: 401
Reviews: 194
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 12.83%
Wants: 6
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Spring

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

Replaced by Horizon Red IPA.

(Beer added by: Gump on 04-20-2009)
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Miami66

Nebraska

1/5  rDev -73.3%

07-29-2013 20:34:54 | More by Miami66
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bif_fat_sellout


1.25/5  rDev -66.6%

11-09-2012 23:01:27 | More by bif_fat_sellout
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harrylee773

Illinois

1.75/5  rDev -53.2%

01-27-2013 21:37:15 | More by harrylee773
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savaship

Minnesota

1.8/5  rDev -51.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Appearance was that of a crystal clear amber colored, when served to me only a remnant of the head existed, of a white slightly cream color.

Smell was very floral, with what smelled of oranges and other spice

The taste was possibly the most awful bitter combination of brewed dirt and orange peels, with an aftertaste of orange peel that lingered for 5 minutes, I liken it much to the taste of drinking non-toxic citrus label remover

The mouthfeel was heavy for a clear beer, with very little carbonation

Serving type: on-tap

05-07-2011 18:37:13 | More by savaship
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frankiepop

Pennsylvania

1.93/5  rDev -48.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Why this red dye beer gets a plus 3 is beyond me. I love the summit brews, but this red 'ale' just tastes like an American low class lager to me. Slap a Bud label on this puppy and this tasteless bottle of piss will be right at home. Good beer for drunks when this fizzy shit goes on sale.

This beer should be paired with watching American Idol singers. What a waste. Tune in next week when I update my review, and tell you what I really think.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2013 21:00:14 | More by frankiepop
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Timbo86

Nebraska

2/5  rDev -46.5%

08-07-2013 02:25:00 | More by Timbo86
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pourmeadrink

Minnesota

2.25/5  rDev -39.8%

11-18-2013 14:04:46 | More by pourmeadrink
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MIBeerRanger4

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -33.2%

02-09-2012 23:49:11 | More by MIBeerRanger4
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dmilewsk

Iowa

2.5/5  rDev -33.2%

11-01-2013 14:21:17 | More by dmilewsk
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bhindbluis

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -33.2%

12-24-2013 00:02:08 | More by bhindbluis
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philbe311

Pennsylvania

2.58/5  rDev -31%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

A much appreciated extra from Buebie...

A - A compact and even finger and a half of slightly off-white head... Lots of moderate carbonation... Head quickly settles and leaves a full and enticing lacing... A cranberry red color with a golden hue... Completely translucent...

S - Fairly weak scent... Corn... Fresh cut grass... A timid malt profile... A very faint aroma of sweet citrus...

T - A weak hop presence from the get go... Lots of grain... Caramel... Tart plum...

M - Lots of pringly carbonation... Medium bodied... Very thin... Bitter from the get go... The taste doesn't fill the mouth...

D - Sorry summit, but this just wasn't the brew for me... Aside from the appearance, I can't single out one characteristic of this brew that excites me... Overall, it's a boring brew...

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2009 01:36:11 | More by philbe311
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KickbacksSteve

Florida

2.68/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12 ounce bottle, poured into a Unibroue tulip. White head, small with oily, sticky lacing on the glass. Aroma is malty sweet with an intense hop burst. I do get the impression that the bottle has a bit of age on it because it really seems that the sweetness and bitterness are fighting it out for flavor supremacy. No way to know without a bottle on date but I do think that this wasn't originally bottled this way. Some type of uncomfortable flavor on the finish, can't quite place the flavor but a bit unpleasant and medicinal/antiseptical on the tongue. Probably won't drink this one again. Correction, did find the best by date of 6/7/10.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2010 07:37:24 | More by KickbacksSteve
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -26.5%

07-05-2012 21:44:24 | More by doucmehu
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jewellrunner

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -26.5%

02-27-2012 02:05:16 | More by jewellrunner
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Twal

Colorado

2.75/5  rDev -26.5%

04-12-2012 05:32:12 | More by Twal
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -26.5%

11-16-2013 05:10:03 | More by mmulebarn
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -19.8%

02-18-2012 22:33:25 | More by sgttibbs
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Mbpike

Arkansas

3/5  rDev -19.8%

02-05-2014 22:14:25 | More by Mbpike
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SeriousALEment

Ohio

3/5  rDev -19.8%

02-20-2012 00:18:01 | More by SeriousALEment
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3/5  rDev -19.8%

06-18-2014 02:44:30 | More by Dave_Treat
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.8%

10-08-2012 23:47:27 | More by DaveHack
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zeledonia

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -19.8%

11-15-2011 02:59:23 | More by zeledonia
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Fargrow

Michigan

3/5  rDev -19.8%

06-11-2013 02:34:47 | More by Fargrow
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simi46

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -19.8%

11-18-2012 01:44:46 | More by simi46
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rudy0908

Missouri

3/5  rDev -19.8%

12-16-2011 22:56:03 | More by rudy0908
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Summit Horizon Red Ale from Summit Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 401 ratings.