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Peak Organic Summer Session Ale | Peak Organic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.62/5
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319 Ratings
Peak Organic Summer Session AlePeak Organic Summer Session Ale
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
Ranking:
#36,399
Reviews:
83
Ratings:
319
pDev:
15.19%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
57
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Photo of illpass78
3.65/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle poured into a glass.

Appearance: Pours a hazy yellow/orange with a thin white head and heavy carbonation.

Aroma: Smells of wheat, lemon, citrus, and some minimal hops.

Taste: Taste follows the nose, with lemon leading the way.

Mouthfeel: It's a little thin, but then, it is a summer beer.

Overall: Breweries just love to crank out these wheat beers in the summer. It's a nice entry, though it doesn't separate itself from the pack much, other than the organic tag. I had it with pizza and salad. I would have it with pizza and salad again, probably.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of DIM
3.73/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

a: Cloudy pale straw color; poured with a small fizzy head.

s: Nice hop nose, some grapefruit rind and resin. Sweet wheat and sugar cookie malts for balance.

t: Short lived wheaty grains before a fairly flavorful hop finish. A bit of pithy citrus and aspirin bitterness.

m: Fizzy and wet.

o: One of the better hoppy wheats I've tried.

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Flounder57
3.77/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle was poured into a mug at Estelle's.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that for the most part is still there. It is a hazy pale yellow yellow with vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Floral, lemon, bready wheat, and pale malts.

Taste: Nice lemony tart hop characteristics, citrus, pale sweetness, and chewy wheat malts. Some bitterness in 5 he rear too.

Mouthfeel: Crisp, refreshing, light bodied, tingly bitterness, and low to medium carbonation.

Overall: Pretty solid summer brew. I'll revisit this one again in the near future.

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of kflorence
3.98/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My first from this brewery. Kudos for the can!

A: This is a beautiful beer! Pours golden yellow with hints of copper, not unlike wheat. A surprising amount of frothy white head atop that lasts and lasts. A good amount of lacing on the glass which tends to slide rather than stick. Very active and lively carbonation, perhaps too much.

S: Sweet floral notes with a surprising amount of hops on the aroma and a grainy, earthy backbone. A tad bit of rubber bubblegum. Alcohol is almost undetectable.

T: Follows the smell pretty well. Sweet and cloying up front with floral notes and a bit of spiciness. Thins out towards the middle, quickly becoming bitter with a ton of citrus. Grapefruit rinds dominate the aftertaste. Honestly, quite tasty.

M: light bodied, carbonation is lively but not as overpowering as it seems to be on first look. A bit thin, not much bite, but dangerously drinkable.

O: Took a chance on this one and I couldn't be happier. This is a very solid fridge beer and I look forward to getting it again, this may even top Trout Slayer Ale as my favorite wheat beer. Would pair very nicely with white fish. A nice first impression from Peak Organic, I will have to seek out more of their offerings. Cheers!

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Peak Organic Summer Session Ale from Peak Organic Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.62 out of 5 with 319 ratings
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