Summit Pilsener | Summit Brewing Company

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Summit PilsenerSummit Pilsener

Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Ratings: 411 |  Reviews: 175
Photo of Justdoit1234
3.91/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MasterPenguins
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Jamstone714
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of Kark
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of ssimpson89
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of Daktah
3/5  rDev -16.4%

Photo of SurlyUtopia
2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

Photo of RyanGray
4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

Photo of lastdazeman
5/5  rDev +39.3%

This is the beer that helped me decide to learn more about beer. I bought a summer selection of Summit beers and liked this one better than the other three in the sampler. It is the first time a beer really struck me as, "Man this is good." After tasting this beer, I started asking my friends who either knew about or brewed their own beers to tell me the differences between the way different beers are brewed.

I may find other brewers and other beers that I enjoy more but this is the one that influenced me to learn more about beer. I have a loyalty to this style and this brewery.

I brew wine from scratch and from kits. I understand that brewing beer is different and more complicated. I am enjoying learning about both.

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Photo of brewmudgeon
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of einman
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of pererfromtheinternet
4.6/5  rDev +28.1%

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3.4/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.52/5  rDev -1.9%

Photo of Durphy
1.32/5  rDev -63.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of harpus
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of derhardt
4.52/5  rDev +25.9%

Photo of jjd315
3/5  rDev -16.4%

Photo of mattmarka1
3.4/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of themorninglark
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of DaveMiller
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of Koebele
3.8/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of MNAle
3.56/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pale golden color. White head. Very nice aroma. Better than some pale ales. Not much hops, as expected. Easy drinking taste. Malts, with light hops present. This is a pleasant, well done pilsener, and is faithful to the style, but, personally, I prefer a stronger taste (which is why I don't often buy pils). Refreshing to drink. Matches up well against the classic European pilseners. I recommend it to those who are looking for an American pilsener.

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Photo of Sunn
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Summit Pilsener from Summit Brewing Company
3.59 out of 5 based on 411 ratings.
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