Summit Extra Pale Ale | Summit Brewing Company

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Summit Extra Pale AleSummit Extra Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by ADR on 08-31-2001

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3.53/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served this EPA on tap, in a pint glass. This Pale Ale poured a dark orange/amber color. It produced a very nice white head, nice retention and excellent lacing. The aroma of this beer was mild, malted grain, fresh bread and some floral hops. Light in body, malted grain base, cereal grains, and a mild hop bite. Semi dry finish- excellent representative of the style. Great, session ale, would be a wonderful entry level craft beer for a Bud drinker. Overall, this is not the best English Style Pale Ale, but it is above average and worth a try.

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3.76/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.66/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A fresh bottle with an enjoy by date of 12/27/12 poured into a pint glass.

A-An aggressive pour provides a heady 3 fingers of pillowy white head that leaves some lace and has good staying power. Perfect clarity with lots of carbonation noticed, color is golden with an amber tint.

S-Bready malt with hints of hops (piney resin, citrus)

T-Slightly toasted but clean barley malt quickly overtaken with hops which taste like they smell.

M-Medium bodied with lots of carbonation with a bitter long finish.

O-Credit goes to Summit for brewing a beer in the 80s that stands up to the craft brewing boom that is all the rage today. Although not a beer that is a favorite of mine this is a well made brew with a large fan base in the Twin Cities.

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Summit Extra Pale Ale from Summit Brewing Company
3.69 out of 5 based on 1,247 ratings.
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