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Summit Summer Ale - Summit Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

232 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 232
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 12.19%
Wants: 7
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jera1350 on 05-04-2012)
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Photo of Drew88
3/5  rDev -16.9%

Drew88, May 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

jmccullough108, Oct 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

Zaphog, Jun 14, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

thebummedgardener, Jun 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

David1975, Dec 22, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

schomber, Jul 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

pooogy, Jun 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

Benvarine, Sep 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

parrotdead, Jul 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

Hopstout, Jun 25, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

TubbyDullard, Aug 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

mfl620ks, Jul 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

skynyrdbyrd, Oct 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

GTB, Aug 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

Ilafan, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of KarlHungus
3.1/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

This beer pours a semi-clear golden color. The head is half an inch in height, and recedes rather quickly into a thin cap of lacing. The aroma is of herbal, spicy hops with an underlying breadiness. It is rather weak though, and I have to try really hard to detect it. The taste is similar to the aroma with a nice balance of bready malt, and spicy, herbal hops. Again, like the aroma, it is weak even for the style. The mouthfeel is on the lighter side of medium bodied with lively carbonation, and a smooth texture. Overall, I really don't think highly of this beer. I'm a big fan of the Kolsch style. However, this is a weaker example of the style, I can't see myself drinking again.

KarlHungus, Jun 23, 2012
Photo of bashiba
3.2/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a nice bright golden yellow with a thin white head, light lacing.

The smell was a touch of grain with a bit of coppery and light grassy hops.

The flavor is very balanced with light crackery malts mixing in with a bit of lemon peel and a touch of metallic tinny flavor in the finish. Has just a bit of lingering bitterness.

The mouthfeel is dry and crisp.

A decent summer beer, fairly clean and easy to drink.

bashiba, Jun 23, 2012
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3.2/5  rDev -11.4%

mousebeer, Sep 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

DaftPatrick, Jun 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

NilocRellim, Sep 17, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

KirkFrancis, Jul 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

acurtis, Jun 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

Helgy, Aug 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

Cooper, Aug 01, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

stpjames, Jul 24, 2013
Summit Summer Ale from Summit Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 232 ratings.