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Saga - Summit Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

882 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 882
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.86%
Wants: 28
Gots: 76 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JackieTH on 05-08-2012)
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tramler28

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +26.3%

08-24-2014 03:36:22 | More by tramler28
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EliSpitzner

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +26.3%

03-07-2013 19:03:54 | More by EliSpitzner
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banderson


5/5  rDev +26.3%

06-18-2014 02:28:30 | More by banderson
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joshlindquist

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +26.3%

07-03-2014 16:33:16 | More by joshlindquist
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Supershane17

Arkansas

5/5  rDev +26.3%

06-25-2014 00:08:36 | More by Supershane17
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p-wagz

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +26.3%

12-20-2013 13:13:36 | More by p-wagz
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Pandru

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +26.3%

07-03-2014 14:58:03 | More by Pandru
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SortaAmbivalent

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +26.3%

05-16-2012 00:30:00 | More by SortaAmbivalent
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nickapalooza86

Wisconsin

4.83/5  rDev +22%

Pours a hazy golden color, nice head.

Smell is heavy grapefruit, pineapple, mango, pine, lemon, floral, bready malt.

Taste is a citrus, tropical bomb. Grapefruit is the big stand out, lemon, pine, mango, orange, bitter back end, bready malt underneath

Mouthfeel is medium, moderate carbonation, finishes very dry, leaves you wanting more.

Overall.... This beer is strait up world class, and wait for it... It costs 11.49 for a 12 pack. I always have a 12 on hand, as should anyone that can get summit 12s in there area. I love Torpedo as much as the next guy, but this beer is better, I still buy Torpedo from time to time but that is for that west coast pine bitterness, if you want strait tropic, citrus, pine hop flavor go with Saga.

10-03-2013 02:19:57 | More by nickapalooza86
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Ilafan

Minnesota

4.81/5  rDev +21.5%

As you can tell by my scores ... I flipping LOVE this beer. In fact, it just might be my new favorite. Not just my favorite IPA or beer from Summit ... I mean my favorite beer period!

The pour and the smell are nothing extraordinary or special. It's just like every other IPA.

But the taste is divine. When tasters "talk" or write of perfect balance, they ought to be mentioning Summit Saga IPA. I like hoppy beer, and this beer has plenty of them. Sharp and bitter, the hoppiness satisfies my desire for good IPA. But the hoppiness doesn't overwhelm or become too bitter (ahem ... Surly). The bitter fruit is a counter to the alcohol and bitter malts.

Overall, when I am at my local watering hole of Hopkins Tavern, I ask for a Summit Saga IPA most of the time.

In perfect honesty, I must say that O'Dell's IPA is darn close to this one!

04-13-2013 01:29:37 | More by Ilafan
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markmo

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

03-21-2014 00:00:18 | More by markmo
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Vog11mic


4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

09-27-2012 19:41:23 | More by Vog11mic
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bif_fat_sellout


4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

11-09-2012 23:02:18 | More by bif_fat_sellout
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RDW

Nebraska

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

07-28-2012 03:08:43 | More by RDW
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Cooper

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

05-16-2012 22:47:30 | More by Cooper
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djschnabel

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

10-31-2012 04:19:41 | More by djschnabel
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larryarms847

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

08-03-2013 15:41:08 | More by larryarms847
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Curt1

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

12-27-2013 02:43:46 | More by Curt1
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pioneer13

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

09-08-2012 03:56:52 | More by pioneer13
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JDbullodg


4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

10-11-2012 16:26:02 | More by JDbullodg
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gingerman

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

11-18-2013 19:16:49 | More by gingerman
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billhelm

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

06-09-2014 14:58:05 | More by billhelm
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Greggy

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

05-29-2014 22:15:26 | More by Greggy
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sandielaw

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

08-09-2014 20:28:54 | More by sandielaw
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SurlyZach

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

Definitely not a typical west coast IPA...but a fresh take by the good folk at Summit.

A-Pours a very light copper color, with a nice head

S-Deliciously hoppy, with pine and citrus distinctly in the background

T--Pretty hoppy up front, but nicely balanced out with a pleasant malt (reminiscent of other Summit offerings?)

M--Very balanced

O--I really like this Summit creation. With the great price for a six pack, I think this will easily be one of my go to everyday IPAs. Cheers Summit!

06-07-2012 02:21:14 | More by SurlyZach
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Saga from Summit Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 882 ratings.