Peak Organic Summer Session Ale | Peak Organic Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Peak Organic Brewing Company
Maine, United States
peakbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
A traditional summer wheat beer marries a West Coast pale ale. Locally grown wheat provides a complex mouthfeel and Amarillo dry hopping gives a citrusy aroma.

61 IBU

Added by ericj551 on 06-08-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
319
Reviews:
83
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
15.16%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
57
For Trade:
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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Photo of DefenCorps
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Thanks, Jared!

Pouring a clear light orange-yellow with a dense, white head that falls off leaving no lacing, this beer looks decent. The nose is decent as well. Moderate hop character, fruity and citrusy with a rather clean, cracker-like malt backbone. Grainy with a moderate dry wheat aroma, there's not too much going on here. The palate opens with some hop flavor, moderately citrus-like. Rather mild in flavor, there's no real bitterness here, and even the hops taste a little muted. Moderate grain flavor is present with a definite wheat presence. Drying on the finish with no real lingering flavors, this feels just a touch watery. Crisply carbonated, this is a refreshing beverage, though not particularly tasty.

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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Photo of Minkybut
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I poured this beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees. The beer was piss colored and poured a nice fluffy head. The beer was a little bit hoppy with a citrus hint to it. The beer had a tiny bitter finish but not too bad and had great lacing. I would drink again.

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of jlindros
3.28/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bleh, screw cap... really?!

Pours a light fizzy 1/2 finger head that fades at a med pace, just a bit of lacing, mostly clear slight hazy golden tan colored beer.

Nose has a cereal grain malt, light sweet syrupy like sweetener with a light lemony aroma, and bit of wheat really gives it a kids cereal like aroma, hint of wit like spices, light fruity aroma, just a hint of grassy hops, little weak straw and dankness.

Taste starts with more cereal grains, sweetness, little syrupy candy like flavor, with light fruity flavors and lemon, with the toasty wheat, again give it a cereal like quality, and a slight step up from Leinenkugel, but that's not saying much. Wheat brings light wit like spices very light, little wet dank hay and grassy hops. Finish gets a bit more bitter with light grassy hops, little dry but more sweet candy cereal flavors.

Mouth is lighter bodied, decent carb.

Overall meh, not much of a wheat beer at all, more like a macro so called wheat, more like candy cereal grains with a bit of fruit, more Leinenkugel like wheat beer than a real wheat. The hops are decent though which might be the saving grace of this beer. It's light and drinkable for a summer beer though, so definitely sessionable, but probably wouldn't get it again. And after all that, there really aren't any "off" flavors, just not the best overall flavors for the style.

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3.29/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

12oz.

A: Straw yellow with a small white head.

S: Floral hoppiness, light apricot bite, some bready malt.

T: Moderate hop bitterness, grassy, buttery yeast, a bit of citrus.

M: Light-bodied with crisp carbonation.

O: I do not like the yeast profile on this at all. Way too buttery.

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Peak Organic Summer Session Ale from Peak Organic Brewing Company
3.76 out of 5 based on 319 ratings.
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