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Saga - Summit Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

789 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 789
Reviews: 147
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 24
Gots: 46 | FT: 2
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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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

06-30-2013 21:17:30 | More by bumchilly25
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TheSSG

Illinois

3.65/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a soapy, white head bursting with hop resin that is persistence and leaves sticky lacing all along the edges of the glass. Bright hop aroma smells of grapefruit, though there is some kind of musty, dull aspect hiding in the back. Golden, straw color. Starts off with big bursts of grapefruit citrus and a medium bitterness. Builds into a medium-high bitterness as the hops take on a citrus rind/pine like quality. As the finish comes in, things mellow and a touch of sweet malt comes through, but then that citrus rind hop bitterness just steamrolls it all and lingers.

Overall, a great Midwest IPA; aromatic, hoppy, but not overly bitter. There's plenty of hop flavor and bitterness, but it's all balanced well. I would buy this again without a qualm. Very nice.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2013 02:33:38 | More by TheSSG
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lisaczech

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-29-2013 21:14:36 | More by lisaczech
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Ri0

Wisconsin

3.85/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured 12oz bottle into Duvel snifter.

A - Clear apricot orange with a nice 2-finger white head. Small ring and some lacing.

S - Grapefruit, floral hops and pine. Not much malt detected in teh nose.

T - Hop forward with grapefruit, citrus, floral, pine, and some light malt. Finish is a nice bitter, but not over the top.

M - Light-medium body and medium carbonation. Some resin and dryness in the mouth.

O - This is one of the best IPA's for the price. Well done Summit. If this were in cans it would travel everywhere.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2013 02:02:27 | More by Ri0
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Joe1001

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-28-2013 13:06:23 | More by Joe1001
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LXIXME

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

06-28-2013 03:20:50 | More by LXIXME
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--Dom--

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-28-2013 00:33:52 | More by --Dom--
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mvanaskie13

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a standard pint glass, color is gold, transparent, head is bright whirte.

Smell is clean, fresh hops,
Solid pale malt.

Taste is also clean, fresh, nice bitterness, hops are good mix of pine/floral/fruit and not overpowering.

Mouthfeel is nice solid ipa bitterness, lingering with good malt sweetness backing

Overall, very solid IPA, another good brew from summit.

Serving type: on-tap

06-27-2013 02:45:22 | More by mvanaskie13
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MickeyD

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a clean pint glass

Appearance: Light golden in color, translucent. Tons of carbonation. Head is two fingers thick.

Smell: strong floral pine and freshly cut grass.

Taste: floral pine very strong aftertaste. When aerated the beer took on an ever stronger pine taste.

Mouthfeel: Thin and goes down very smooth.

Overall: Great IPA. Very true to the style and a great appearance.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2013 22:05:25 | More by MickeyD
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Highstplz

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-24-2013 00:12:03 | More by Highstplz
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dedbeer

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-23-2013 21:30:34 | More by dedbeer
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Sunn

Iowa

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-22-2013 15:46:30 | More by Sunn
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jono0101

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-19-2013 15:50:14 | More by jono0101
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karlt

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

06-19-2013 11:48:33 | More by karlt
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heytomcat

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-18-2013 22:03:53 | More by heytomcat
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DemoniChris

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

06-18-2013 07:23:02 | More by DemoniChris
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Blaze5445

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-18-2013 05:31:49 | More by Blaze5445
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beerinNV

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-17-2013 22:16:24 | More by beerinNV
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mobrockman

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

06-15-2013 23:45:10 | More by mobrockman
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tstigz

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-14-2013 22:27:45 | More by tstigz
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robby23

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-13-2013 23:44:52 | More by robby23
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Brew33

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-12-2013 23:21:05 | More by Brew33
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ThreeKingdoms

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-11-2013 15:58:27 | More by ThreeKingdoms
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jpvenezia

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-11-2013 03:42:00 | More by jpvenezia
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Fargrow

Michigan

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-11-2013 02:34:09 | More by Fargrow
Saga from Summit Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 789 ratings.