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Old 152 - Summit Brewing Company

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Old 152Old 152

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BA SCORE
85
very good

108 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 108
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.9%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JamesMN on 10-27-2012)
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Reviews by herman77:
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herman77

Minnesota

3.85/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Dark amber/copper with a nice light khaki head. Awesome sticky, whispy lacing.

S: Some rye along with toasty malts, apples, pears, and just a very small hint of sour. Some earthy and slightly citrus hops lurking somewhere in there too. Very interesting, but very good.

T: Ever so slightly sweet at first with lots of toasted malt, biscuit and some rye. There is almost a very, very slight sourness or something going on with the malts. Probably from the sour mash. More spicy rye and bitter hops near the finish. Finish is a bit dry.

M: Medium to lighter body. Carbonation is a bit on the higher side.

O: Okay drinkability. A very interesting beer. A different style for sure (don't think it's technically a rye beer). It's well made and definitely worth seeking out to try.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2012 00:44:46 | More by herman77
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Date: None on bottle
Glass: Standard US pint glass

A very nice brown ale meets porter style, with hints of rye and spicy hops. One can imagine this as the base beer that would be sour with a sour-mashing technique and/or subsequent aging. Very good, extremely easy to put down a pint or more of this.

Pours a 2cm tall head of light beige-colored foam, made up of small and medium-sized bubbles, yielding a fairly sponge-like appearance. Retention is excellent, the foam lasting throughout the glass, never decreasing below a 0.5cm cap atop the body. Lacing is likewise excellent. Body is a dark, dirty brown color, with light bringing out a muddy orange hue. Carbonation visible through the nearly opaque (80-90% opacity) body, high in number and activity.

Aroma is from light roasted malt yielding hints of chocolate, dark caramel malts that give some rich caramel, herbal characters no doubt from the cluster hops

Taste is of pleasant cocoa with dark caramel, stale coffee, a bit of toasted nuts, dried leaves, tangy rye. Front of palate picks up some light roasted malt giving faint cocoa, stale coffee, and char with some additional dark caramel malts that yield dark sweetness, as well as contributions from light herbal hops, and tangy rye. Mid-palate continues the faint cocoa, stale coffee, char, and tangy rye, but adds in some toasted nuts, hints of tobacco, mild hop bitterness, and a faint tartness present in the background. Back of palate experiences mild to moderate hop bitterness combined with acridity from roasted malts, cocoa, dark caramel sweetness, slight dried leaf tannins. Aftertaste is of charred toast, cocoa, stale coffee, lightly tangy rye, astringency from dark malts, with a long-lingering mild hop bitterness.

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Old 152 from Summit Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 108 ratings.