Summit Summer Ale | Summit Brewing Company

Summit Summer AleSummit Summer Ale
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Summit Summer AleSummit Summer Ale

Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by jera1350 on 05-04-2012

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Ratings: 311 |  Reviews: 60
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of ChasterBlaster
2.76/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

What a disappointment. Here's why: I LOVE SUMMIT. And having such high expectations led me to expect too much from this incredibly mediocre brew.

Grabbing on of these guys and popping it open, pouring it into my pint glass was a nice experience. Downhill from there.

The smell is fine.

The taste starts off alright, crisp and refreshing. But the aftertaste is like licking a rusty piece of metal. Strong, unpleasant metallic tastes linger still (5 minutes since last sip)

The mouthfeel was ok because it was refreshing, but kind of gross at the same time, much like taking a swim with a bunch of hairy old men.

Overall, it did its job but nothing more. Definitely wont buy again, although I remain a fan of summit's other brews.

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Photo of thebummedgardener
3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of iHeartMNBeer
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Joey1566
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of JuicesFlowing
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured 3 cans into a German boot glass.

A slightly hazy golden straw colored body holds a white sea foam head with decent retention. Light rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma is malt based with grains and lemongrass coming through. The taste is clean, grassy, and a bit more hoppy in the finish. Bright and citrusy. Mouthfeel is medium to light.

Overall, a nice refreshing summer ale.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Summit Summer Ale from Summit Brewing Company
Beer rating: 44.7% out of 100 with 311 ratings
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