Summit Extra Pale Ale | Summit Brewing Company

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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

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Added by ADR on 08-31-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#29,662
Reviews:
459
Ratings:
1,255
pDev:
11.89%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Semi-clear amber, with a nice, thick head of carbonation. Lace is lovely thick cobweb-like.

Nose says more amber ale, as I get more toasty grains than hops.

Flavor echoes this. Seems sweetly malty, pleasant, with a touch of citrus hops later on the palate. Expect a well-done English-style pale ale, rather than a hoppy American pale, and you'll be alright.

That said, this is solid and sessionable, for certain, but not one I'd look to again.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into an Imperial pint.

A - Medium sized white head recedes to a small cap of foam. The color is golden with near perfect clarity.

S - Real nice balance between hops and malt. The malt has a nice husky/grainy character, light but distinct. Hops are a little bit of citrus with a touch of spiciness to it.

T - Quick glimpse of those biscuity base malts withhold any sweetness. The malt holds a little background for the hops mid-pallete. Hops have a nice earthy flavor to them. Little bit of hops finish up the flavor and last moderately into the aftertaste.

M - Medium-light body, moderate carbonation, dry.

O - Great session beer for a hop head. I appreciate the balance of malt and hops but still showcasing traditional hop qualities. Very drinkable and what I would think to be perfect for a spring cookout.

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Summit Extra Pale Ale from Summit Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 1,255 ratings
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