Summit Sága IPA | Summit Brewing Company

Summit Sága IPASummit Sága IPA
BA SCORE
82%
Liked This Beer
3.94 w/ 1,349 ratings
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
Ranking:
#5,119
Reviews:
203
Ratings:
1,349
Liked:
1,106
Avg:
3.94/5
pDev:
10.41%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
51
Gots:
333
Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,349 |  Reviews: 203
Photo of fermentedbarley
3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jmd1978
3.76/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dark yellow color with finger of head. Nose orange peel, brown sugar, piney,earthy. Taste orange, citrus, melon (cantaloupe), bready, grassy and piney hops. Easy finish that lingers just a bit. Decent IPA from Summit. We just got them in our area so eager to try more of them.

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Photo of SaCkErZ9
4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gregf51
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mshkut
3.87/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pabney
3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

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

Photo of hosehead83
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jancona
3.81/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NSXAG
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FLBeerGuy
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tubeman
3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jfettig
4.16/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of swgwilt
3.97/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Aaron197
2.1/5  rDev -46.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of TonyBaloney
4.46/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of A20sp
4.06/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed from a pilsner glass, poured from a 12 oz bottle. 40F

L:- A decent creamy head sits atop a golden translucent body. Leaves a sticky set of lacing "stains" on the glass.
S:- A slight dankness looms over a tropical blend of citrus fruit and blooms with a touch of a bread. The aroma is well blended and enticing.
T:- A refreshing taste of citrus with a touch of piney hops. Mild yet pleasing to drink. More of a pleasing bitterness with the malt lending a light bready afterthought to the hop blend.
F:- Easy to drink. Light-Medium on the carbonation side but not thick, more slippery. Creamy with a crisp bitter nip.


:- A tasty blend of hops gives a unique take to this IPA. Glad to have tried and would drink again if offered. Mild and session like in character, but with decent kick.

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Photo of Crobshaw
3.88/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tuowl74a
4.12/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of speakdf0
3.56/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FitgerFanatic
3.25/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
4.15/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Golden honey color, bulbous creamy head that doesnt quit.

Aromas of brown sugar, burnt caramel, onion, orange, garlic.

Flavor is full of juicy citrus, matched equally with piney onion and a very neutral malt backing. The flavor invades and then leaves the palate with lingering scars of where it just was. It stays with you.

Feel is huge. Creamy, poppy, and a dry finish.

Saga is a world class IPA. Absolutely a hall of fame beer for this style.

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Photo of StephenM
3.6/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Look: Pale gold, clear, transient white 3 finger head in Pilsner glass
Smell: Mild citrus, minimally dank, grassy
Taste: Citrus peel, lemongrass, light malt, light biscuit
Mouthfeel: light, somewhat thin, average carbonation, light alcohol
Overall: Not striking, but nothing offensive, may have had more flavor with more of the chill off.

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Photo of ITDoc
4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Summit Sága IPA from Summit Brewing Company
Beer rating: 82% out of 100 with 1,349 ratings
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