Summit Summer Ale | Summit Brewing Company

BA SCORE
84
good
303 Ratings
Summit Summer AleSummit Summer Ale
BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
303
Reviews:
57
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
11.59%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
55
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 303 |  Reviews: 57
Photo of baconfromwalmart
3.29/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Indianaanna
4.5/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rilesmiles
3.96/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of CraigP83
3.51/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This reminds me allot of hopvale, it's just ok

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Photo of nicksamuelson
3.63/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of olelion
4.16/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L- Very clear, near water look with pale yellow tint, slightly lighter than domestic light beer from the white malts used. Nice white two or three finger head
S- Floral hoppy smells with crisp light maltiness.
T- Starts with a crisp malt flavor with an ever so slight bitterness. Pleasant dry floral, piney, and kind of tangy hop flavor lingers long after drinking.
F- Light bodied with fairly high carbonation, perfect for a nice summer day.
O- Great summer beer. Could be argued that it lacks flavor, but I think this ale provides the perfect amount of flavor for a hot sunny summer day, especially with its mellow bitterness, crisp malt flavor, nice carbonation, and light body. Highly recommend to pick up a six pack for a day on the lake! Pairs very well with guacamole and chips which I happen to be eating while drinking.

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Photo of HopliteMpls612
3.92/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BrewNoob1
3.64/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of krowman2652
4.54/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Excellent local brewery with many good beers. This is another one.

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Photo of BigAl18
3.22/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dms844
3.61/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tourdot
3.03/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of hegg4345
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of craigbelly
4.1/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Metalsnota
3.71/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of castortroy89
3.92/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ri0
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a pale golden color into snifter with a 1.5 finger white head. A light cracker malt with some bitter hops of citrus. Light, crisp and refreshing. About what you would expect from a hoppy session ale.

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Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.46/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of skrabbenhoft
3.52/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ejk99
3.96/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.54/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jpuetz
2.5/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Czequershuus
3.96/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours a pale straw with a lasting head. The nose reminds me of crackers, wheat, and, oddly, marmalade. The flavors very dry and malty, with just a bit of woody hop bitterness. It is very balances and refreshing. The mouthfeel is almost astringent. As a summer ale I really do believe this succeeds.

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Photo of Mark-Leggett
3.72/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Graetzj
4.07/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Summit Summer Ale from Summit Brewing Company
3.71 out of 5 based on 303 ratings.
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