Summit Pilsener | Summit Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States
summitbrewing.com

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by garymuchow on 12-30-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
411
Reviews:
175
Avg:
3.59
pDev:
11.98%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
55
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 411 |  Reviews: 175
Photo of matcris
4.02/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep golden and crystal clear. Nice small bubbles rising in pilsner glass. Leaves a 1 inch white, creamy head that sticks around, nicely. Has a nice bready and spice to the aroma. Grassy and a little mild citrus. The flavor is again, nice and bready. No harshness to this beer whatsoever. Hops bring a nice subtle citrus and grassy flavor. Nice bit of lacing down the glass. The mouthfeel is really, really smooth. I'm drinking this at maybe 50 degrees F. It's a little slick on the palate, then mildly dry on the finish. Good level of carbonation, not over done. Overall, it's a very sessionable pils. Very nice and mild taste. Could definitely throw a few of these back. Someone tells me they drink nothing but BMC....this is what I'd hand them to try.

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Photo of BeersAndBears
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EdgarGerik
4.59/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Josholson666
3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of couchsitta
3.77/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of npachl
3.18/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jdseltzer
4.5/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is real good and pretty cheap. It can compete with them foreign Pilsener's. I think it is far better than the Pilsener made by Lift Bridge. I will by it again. It sort of reminds me of the beer James Page which is no longer made.

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Photo of BigDaddyWarbuxx
3.97/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Not too bad. The flavor isn't nearly as strong of a wheat and hop mix as the aroma suggested, and there's actually a nice little floral touch. One of the better pilsners I've had.

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Photo of briguy93
3.79/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stephen_Bailey
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TEdubbaD
3.24/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Rawwie
3.94/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ejk99
3.94/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vickyreddy
2.28/5  rDev -36.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

I am fan of different kind of beers but when it came to pilsener I did not like it especially the taste ..... I like summit Extra Pale Ale but unfortunately did not like it...but I can say for sure that it is thick strong and intense...for all who like pilsener would love this flavor

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Photo of egrace84
3.92/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.47/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Alpha309
3.94/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of galuskan
3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Very drinkable pilsner. Refreshing.

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Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
3.49/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: It has a slight chill haze but otherwise is brilliant straw under a rapidly receding 1” white foam collar that provides light lace. S: earthy, spicy, flowery aroma T: Complex and well-rounded with light graham cracker, a hint of diacetyl, no fruit, hop bitter finish. Good balance between hop and malt. F: Crisp, clean and smooth with a light to medium light body and above average carbonation. O: A refreshing, flavorful, easy to drink Pilsener.

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Photo of jpuetz
3/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Graetzj
4.5/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lahoi
4.19/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Straw color, big sustained head, some lacing (more than I expected, in fact).

Smell and taste are similar. Floral, but not overpowering. A little bit of hops, malt, yeast.

Feels like a good pilsener. Nothing heavy, but a lot more going on than with an AAL. Good carbonation.

This is a great summer beer. I like Lagunitas PILS, and this beer is similar. I thoroughly enjoyed it and would drink it again.

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Photo of Sixpoint
3.54/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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