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Summit Horizon Red Ale - Summit Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

416 Ratings
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Ratings: 416
Reviews: 195
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 12.83%
Wants: 5
Gots: 23 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Zallen16, Feb 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7%

elkevo, Feb 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

TGanyone, Feb 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

Mbpike, Feb 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

AlaskanYoung, Feb 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

MNBeerGeek, Feb 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

jaydoc, Jan 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

PA-Michigander, Jan 21, 2014
Photo of vette2006c5r
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Red Ale pours a dark reddish color, with a nice lacing head. There is a nice sharp malty aroma, with good hop notes. Taste is the same, good bold malty backbone, with a nice noticeable sharp bite near the end. Nice feel, and a nice carbonation feel. Overall its a nice flavorful red.

vette2006c5r, Jan 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7%

Seefeldt, Jan 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7%

plsmanx, Jan 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

mattmarka1, Jan 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

jdiesel92, Jan 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7%

mikerieder, Jan 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Skillz, Jan 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

NikD, Dec 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7%

skynyrdbyrd, Dec 26, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -33.2%

bhindbluis, Dec 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

AllHailBeercules, Dec 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

mndanika, Dec 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7%

KennethPowers, Dec 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

XmnwildX12, Dec 13, 2013
Photo of Kevin-Wieken
3.94/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Horizon Red Ale (IPA*)
Summit Brewing Company, Minnesota
---from bottle to pint glass---

Appearance
Very clear dark brown, red shows up when held up to light. Pretty thin ivory head. Ok lacing…

Smell
Grapefruit, a little pine and a little sweet malt. Malt shows up after the beer warms a little.

Taste
Hops dominate this beer. Not as citrusy as it smells, very piney. Earthy/sweet malt sneaks through at the end.

Mouth-feel
Good carbonation. Great amount of bitter. Very drinkable.

Overall
I really dig this beer. Another homerun from Summit.

*Summit is renaming this beer Horizon Red IPA this winter, and rightfully so!

Kevin-Wieken, Dec 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Oelschlager, Dec 12, 2013
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3.64/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours out a nice maroon in color with a finger white head with decent retention. Smell is really fruity with pineapple, apple, and a little something that seems almost a little like orange. There really isn't much of a bitter nose and I can't smell the malts. Tastes similar with some specific differences. There is definitely more slight bitterness and less fruit. The malt bill kicks in with a little caramel and toffee. Really tastes well balanced. Overall a great beer. Not something I would go out of my way for but it's the session beer I want for the night.

NeedBeerHere, Dec 10, 2013
Summit Horizon Red Ale from Summit Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 416 ratings.