Summit Extra Pale Ale | Summit Brewing Company

Summit Extra Pale AleSummit Extra Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.7/5
1,249 Ratings
Summit Extra Pale AleSummit Extra Pale Ale
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by ADR on 08-31-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#28,179
Reviews:
458
Ratings:
1,249
pDev:
11.89%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
243
Trade:
1
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap Ashland, Ky. Poured into a standard Pint glass.

A - light haze in a golden body with a bright orange hue. Nice off white head fades to a splotchy ring of lace leaving nice stick.

S - grapefruit hop whiffs followed by citrusy orange and fresh lemon. Biscuity bread like malt and yeast. Fresh grass and a floral back end.

T - bigger orange and lemon than the nose would suggest paired with an equal amount of grapefruit notes. Caramel and biscuit malt balance Summit's pale ale quite nicely. Finish has a floral character to it and a mild bitterness.

M - medium bodied with good texture. Easy to drink. Great for the warm months approaching.

O - very nice pale ale. Nothing spectacular but a great brew nonetheless. Shame we don't get bottles here in Ky. A bottle of this stuff would probably add a few overall points. For me anyway. Tasty pale ale.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 3/22/2014. Pours lightly hazy golden orange color with a 2 finger dense and rocky off white head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a small cap that lasts. Spotty foamy lacing clings down the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of orange zest, grapefruit, lemon zest, pear, apple, floral, grass, toast, biscuit, light caramel, and floral/yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with balanced malt and hop notes; with solid strength. Taste of grapefruit, lemon zest, orange zest, pear, apple, floral, grass, toast, biscuit, light caramel, and floral earthiness. Light earthy floral bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, lemon/orange zest, pear, apple, toast, biscuit, light caramel, and floral earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice balance and complexity of citrus/earthy hops and bready malt flavors; with a nice malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a lightly creamy, smooth, and moderately crisp mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a nice English pale ale. Good balance and complexity of malt and hop flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

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Summit Extra Pale Ale from Summit Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 1,249 ratings
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