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Summit 100% Organic Ale - Summit Brewing Company

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Summit 100% Organic Ale
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BA SCORE
84
good

89 Ratings
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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WYVYRN527 on 03-13-2013)
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2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

jsprain1, Dec 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

stpjames, Aug 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

Herky21, May 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

Norseman, Nov 16, 2013
Photo of AndyP612
3.11/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle poured into St. Feuillien tulip

A- Pours a dark copper hue, much darker than I expected from a session IPA, with a finger of off white head that dissipates quickly.

S- Slightly dull hop scent leads with a bit of a malt.

T- Dry, semi hoppy, I would have thought there would have been more of a hop bite as they are coining it as an IPA but really not much going on here.

M- Dry ale, light medium bodied and a little flat. Interesting to say the least because of how fresh this is supposed to be as it was released maybe 2 weeks ago.

O- Meh. I tried Founder's Session IPA yesterday and after a pint of it I wanted more. Unfortunately for Summit, after a pint of this organic ale, I want another pint of the Founders. I come to expect this from Summit now though... Middle of the road beers for middle of the road Minnesotans afraid to try something new. Cheers.

AndyP612, Mar 21, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

thaghost, Jun 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

sgttibbs, Apr 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

coreycc, Sep 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

doucmehu, Apr 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

MikeWard, May 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Hopstout, Aug 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Pug, Jan 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Whiskeydeez, Apr 15, 2013
Photo of barnzy78
3.45/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle, coppery-amber body with a thinner bubbly, ivory head that fades fairly quickly leaving some lacing down the glass. Aromas are sweeter with caramel, bread crust, brown sugar, herbal hop. Tastes are bready malt, caramel, toasted grain, earthy, herbal, with some brown sugary sweetness, pungent grapefruit pith for bitterness. Medium body, lower carbonation. Overall, I wasn't crazy over it at first, but it grew on me. The lower ABV makes it sessionable, and with it being organic makes me feel like I should do some gardening while drinking some of these. I do have some organic hop rhizomes to plant very soon...

barnzy78, Apr 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

PatrickKlopfenstein, Jun 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

jarrgal, Jun 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

woooobeer, Aug 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

sparx1100, Mar 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

KarlHungus, Oct 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

koes0024, Mar 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Ish1, May 12, 2013
Photo of TheSSG
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a big, soapy head with nice persistence and lacing. Huge notes of grapefruit in the nose. Burnt-sienna color. Starts really bitter with big notes of grapefruit. Builds into a low-high bitterness with lingering citrus rind hops. Finish smooths a bit, a flash of malt sweetness with lingering hop bitterness.

Overall, quite a nice IPA.

TheSSG, Jul 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

HoistinBrews, Jun 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

four91, Jun 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

NickSMpls, Mar 19, 2013
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Summit 100% Organic Ale from Summit Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.