Summit Sága IPA | Summit Brewing Company

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Summit Sága IPASummit Sága IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Named after the Norse goddess Sága, drinking companion of the God Odin. With a divine tropical fruit hop aroma and clean, assertive bitterness.

Added by JackieTH on 05-08-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,348
Reviews:
202
Avg:
3.97
pDev:
10.33%
 
 
Wants:
50
Gots:
330
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 1,348 |  Reviews: 202
Photo of Onenote81
3.58/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of poisoneddwarf
3.9/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

On tap at an Applebee's in Grand Forks, ND. Pours clear golden with a thick bone white head with great retention and lace. Taste is lightly bitter with faint candy sweetness. Flavors of citrus, melon, pepper. Aroma is faint, but I get citrus peel, faint grain. Smooth and easy drinking. Tasty.

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Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.77/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tvenne
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Khaack
3.85/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lewdwig
3.68/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of npachl
4.03/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Cincy_Beer_Fan
3.99/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ChipMurray
3.94/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of npendres
4.27/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a hazy burnt orange color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute and a half. Lacing forms nicely speckled with bubbles inside of it. Light carbonation was seen rising. The smell had a sweet citrus with a light honey over top of a sticky piney hops. The taste was mainly sweet through the combination of sweet citrus and piney hops to sweet malts. A light sweet sticky piney - ness leads to a sticky sweet finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with an easy carbonation rolling over my tongue. A slight sharpness is there but becomes quite settling. Overall, I say this was a pretty good AIPA for what it is.

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3.69/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Taste: smooth semi sweet malts balance with gentle hops. mild nose. Amber, mostly clear, with a big foamy head and ringed lattice of lace. Medium/lite body. Drinkable at 80 IBUs

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Photo of philv143
4.46/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of scottspencer
3.84/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cyber_phoenix
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Toynk
3.65/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dmorgan310
3.87/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jonnydrinker
3.83/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SuomenAmerikkalainen
4.13/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheLuckiestMan
4.34/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cfred371
3.77/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Look: Pours a beautiful clear gold, with a fingers worth of off-white head.

Smell: Hops are there with a citrusy tone striking the nose, orange and grapefruit. Swirling gives the nose some more bready notes

Taste: oranges, melon, grapefruit, and some malt.

Feel: medium to medium light body, plenty of carbonation, and some bitterness on the backend. Really, a pleasant feel. Saga finishes pretty clean.

Overall: Saga is a solid IPA from Summit, with some citrus characteristics, but remains plenty balanced. Not a highly sought after brew, Saga is well crafted IPA, that's very consistent.

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Photo of mkyer
3.96/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jcMPLS
4.04/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ThorSon
4.43/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Timtac
3.82/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Summit Sága IPA from Summit Brewing Company
3.97 out of 5 based on 1,348 ratings.
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