Summit India Pale Ale | Summit Brewing Company

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Summit India Pale AleSummit India Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Replaced by True Brit IPA.

Added by ADR on 02-16-2002

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Pours out dark orange with a tiny head that dissipates quickly. Smell is actually pretty malty with caramel and toffee. Ironically no hops in the nose that I sense. Well very faint and almost malt forward. Taste is pretty malty with what I found in the nose. Ironically there is VERY little bitterness or any hop flavor. This beer really doesn't make sense as far as the malt and hop bill are concerned. Not one to buy much Summit but surprised that it is SO malty with little bitterness. Mouthfeel is about right and a little thick. Overall this is a pretty bad IPA. It's way too malty and just let's you down on the hop bill. Is this supposed to be something else? Summit bites on this one and I'm a homer.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Summit IPA is .well.. different as far as IPA's go. It smells mild.. not a lot of is refreshing but is not in the same League as Top Notch IPA's. Not even close to Stone IPA... One of my favourites. I like it ok.. but it's just not an IPA I would spend money on...

~ Carry On, Citizens!!!~

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Summit India Pale Ale from Summit Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 511 ratings
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