Summit Extra Pale Ale | Summit Brewing Company

Summit Extra Pale AleSummit Extra Pale Ale
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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

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

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3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Samuel Adams Boston Lager glass. A very clear and bright orange color. Medium amount of large carbonation bubbles lead to a small two finger sea foam colored and frothy head. Lace looks great for now and sticks beautifully to the end.

Smell is sour bananas, biscuits and grass. Maybe even a green apple.

Taste is about the same as the smell. A very earthy, biscuity, musty tasting brew. This is an English Pale and it delivers with the english malts and yeasts that I can't stand.

Mouth is crisp and carbonation round. Body is medium and the finish fades quick and is on the dry side.

Overall I am grading this on it's style but I must say, I hate the style. If I ever want to taste soggy, musty bread, I will go buy a cup of chicken and dumpling soup. On line for the style though. If this is the style of beer you enjoy, then this is a must try for you.

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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3.41/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this on 2011-11-19 in the Minneapolis airport

A - mostly clear amber with a 1.5" white head that fades quickly and leaves good lacing.

S - mild sweet malt with a hint of caramel

T - light roasted malt with some caramel, light citrus with mild bitterness. Balanced.

M - light-medium body and medium carbonation. Smooth and fairly crisp.

O - not remarkable but good enough to quench the thirst with enough flavor to be interesting.

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Summit Extra Pale Ale from Summit Brewing Company
Beer rating: 52.9% out of 100 with 1,248 ratings
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