Summit Extra Pale Ale | Summit Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States
summitbrewing.com

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ADR on 08-31-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,241
Reviews:
455
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
11.92%
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
229
For Trade:
1
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Photo of ThorSon
4.17/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of warpedrevolution
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tvenne
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Markc72
2.75/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of SuomenAmerikkalainen
3.9/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TH28
3.71/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle. 4/21/17 best by date. Appearance: Deep golden with a touch of orange, hazy, and a moderate thick off white head and nice lacing. Aroma: Grainy, toasted bread, with an orange rind citrus hop note and a bit of resin. Taste: Grainy, toasted bread, and a touch of caramel maltiness. Moderately strong bitterness brings some grapefruit and herbal notes. Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and moderately carbonated. Finish: very dry with some sticky hop resin on the finish. Bitterness really stands out and lingers here. Overall: A nice, easy drinking pale ale. Has the malt character of an English pale ale, but the hop character of an APA. Has the malt backbone to balance the aggressive hopping, but finishes with a strong lingering bitterness.

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Photo of greasyguy61
3.86/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Delicious beer.
Light color but beautiful yellow.
Taste is better than I expected.
Wonderful taste that is not overwhelming.
Can feel it in your mouth but not hard to put back.
They did something right here.

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Photo of JMN44
4.44/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of beerguy04
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a golden amber with a white head. Has a citrus smell. Tastes citrus hops. Bitter at first, but you get used to it. Mouthfeel is light. Overall, a good summer or after work beer.

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Photo of malprep
3.24/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Cpt_splding
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Keananmichael5
3.59/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rhergenrader
4.72/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Photo of freewill35
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jonbonfondle
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ElGallo
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Scott17Taylor
4.01/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of NappyB
3.88/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rilesmiles
3.79/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.22/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Copper in color, it hits those sought after 1/2" white head and uniform lace after good retention notes. The aroma definitely stresses the "extra" pale ale aspect as there is a very light malt, almost corn like feel to it with minimal hop notes.

Taste keeps that toasted pale malt and 2 row vibe going. Cascade hops. Plenty of carbonation for the lighter mouth feel. Plenty serviceable come summertime, especially when you have someone who doesn't like abrasive or in your face bitterness or hop flavors.

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Photo of SimcoeKid
3.28/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dms844
3.85/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cts309
3.46/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of eldoctorador
2.25/5  rDev -39%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of redbarnbikes
3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Summit Extra Pale Ale from Summit Brewing Company
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