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Saga - Summit Brewing Company

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89
very good

861 Ratings
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Ratings: 861
Reviews: 150
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 26
Gots: 71 | 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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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.58/5  rDev -9.6%

12 oz. bottle poured into a De Struise chalice. Enjoy by 10/22/2012, so I'm a couple days late on this.

Appearance - Pours a hazy pale orange. Small white head that settles to a collar and about 2/3 coverage of the surface. No real lacing, but I did just wash this glass.

Smell - Soapy. And not because I washed the glass. It's not a huge hop aroma, but it's there. Soapy citrusy hops. Malt comes through just a bit.

Taste - Much hoppier here. Definite citrus hop, very tropical fruit. Still not a beat-you-over-the-head hop flavor, which I crave. It immediately fades to a very light malt base. Just before it gets watery, there's a grainy malt flavor that helps retain some flavor. Quite bitter in the back, relative to the other flavors.

Mouthfeel - Quite drinkable, if a little uninteresting after a while. Medium carbonation and light bodied.

Overall - It's a pretty good IPA. Nothing I'd really need to trade for. Two Hearted is probably the closest approximation, but it's got nothing on Two Hearted.

10-24-2012 23:56:57 | More by Alieniloquium
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deadonhisfeet

Kentucky

3.9/5  rDev -1.5%

Poured from a bottle into a New Belgium snifter. Pours a hazy bright orange color with a finger of off-white head that dies down pretty quickly. The nose has some sweet notes of marmalade as well as some grapefruit.

The beer has a medium light body with a nice firm feel. Nice fruity and resiny, piney flavors meld and are supported by a good malty backbone. Not sweet, but not overly bitter either. Nice dry finish. Refreshing and appetizing. Overall, a very well-balanced IPA.

10-24-2012 22:58:07 | More by deadonhisfeet
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poodog

Kansas

4/5  rDev +1%

10-24-2012 14:41:15 | More by poodog
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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

4.1/5  rDev +3.5%

Thank you Steasy66!

Appearance. Pours yellow gold with a little haze and a finger of white head.

Smell. Big grapefruit rinds, some light toasted malts, maybe a little tropical fruit.

Taste. Light toasted malts and plenty of orange and citrus rinds. A little mango and maybe a bit of pine needles. Very nice.

Mouthfeel. Medium body, medium+ carbonatine.

Overall. Nice west coast style IPA. I haven't heard of this one before, but I will remember it now. Thanks again, Steasy66!!

10-21-2012 18:32:57 | More by Rutager
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

10-20-2012 02:16:13 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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Magic

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

10-19-2012 02:07:16 | More by Magic
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Golgamor


3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

10-17-2012 22:08:14 | More by Golgamor
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jimmah120

Minnesota

4.05/5  rDev +2.3%

Look is very clear, orange-yellow. Rising bubbles and a sticky white head with good lace. Stinky, earth and pine smell. Bubbly medium feel, tangy citrus pine, a lot of light grain.

Love this IPA, but it's not really top-tier. Still, by far the best summit IPA.

10-16-2012 10:08:04 | More by jimmah120
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KegsAndEggs

Missouri

4/5  rDev +1%

10-15-2012 04:09:16 | More by KegsAndEggs
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

10-12-2012 13:17:24 | More by Chucker17
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HairyToeKnuckles

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

10-12-2012 00:01:07 | More by HairyToeKnuckles
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4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

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

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1%

10-11-2012 01:54:11 | More by BeerChanticleer
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Rizalini

Nevada

3.95/5  rDev -0.3%

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into my Deschutes tulip...

A - Pours a crystal clear golden color, with a 1 1/2 finger off-white head. Nice lacing left behind.

S - Nice citrucey hop aroma. Smells of apricot, pineapple and a touch of pine.

T/M - More of a bittering quality than a hoppy, floral characteristic. Nice malt backbone that's not too over powering. On the finish, there is a nice resinous hoppiness that's left on my tongue. Medium light mouthfeel, good carbonation.

O - A solid IPA by any standard. Glad I picked this one up when I had the chance.

10-10-2012 06:03:03 | More by Rizalini
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1%

10-09-2012 12:33:38 | More by MN_Beerticker
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6demonbag

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

10-07-2012 17:08:40 | More by 6demonbag
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ponbon63

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

10-07-2012 04:13:28 | More by ponbon63
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

10-07-2012 01:39:12 | More by nmann08
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Ups_24

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

10-06-2012 01:55:19 | More by Ups_24
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aflies

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

10-05-2012 23:28:01 | More by aflies
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Hanzo

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1%

10-05-2012 00:57:43 | More by Hanzo
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WoodburyMN

Indiana

4/5  rDev +1%

10-04-2012 21:40:23 | More by WoodburyMN
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mnphish

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

09-29-2012 02:55:05 | More by mnphish
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Vog11mic


4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

09-27-2012 19:41:23 | More by Vog11mic
Saga from Summit Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 861 ratings.