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Summit Sága IPA | Summit Brewing Company

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Summit Sága IPASummit Sága IPA
BA SCORE
3.94/5
Very Good
1,353 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:
#5,230
Reviews:
204
Ratings:
1,353
pDev:
10.41%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
51
Gots:
335
Trade:
3
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Ratings: 1,353 |  Reviews: 204
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

Photo of Dms844
4.16/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of AD17
3.24/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hashmads
4.6/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of smithj4
3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GoldenAbbey
4.09/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBrosy
3.13/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass from a 12oz bottle.

Appearance: Pours a brilliant gold with a thick white head that slowly dissipates. Slightly hazy.

Smell: Earthy hops, not a particular strong aroma.

Taste: Nice balance between hop flavors (pine/earthy & citrus). Malt flavor is exceedingly basic. Has a nice bitterness level throughout.

Mouthfeel: Medium body, slightly creamy mouthfeel with medium carbonation.

A pretty basic IPA. Its not a bad IPA, just not really worth going out of your way for.

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Photo of schematix
3.8/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Sampling a bottle (and probably 5 more) with an enjoy by date about 55 days from now.


A: Hazy deep gold. Holding it up to the light I see floaties.

S: Aroma is under exaggerated. There is some piney hop aroma but very little else.

T: First sip wasn't what I expected, so i quickly followed it up with another swig. The malts are simple... probably 100% 2-row. The hops are definitely piney and has a nice smooth, but satisfying bitterness.

M: Creamy low to medium carbonation. Makes it an easy drinker.

O: It's a well executed simple beer. It's weakness is a lack of complexity though.

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Photo of 50StateBeerTour
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Littrelljoe
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TonyTwins
3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of bschmidt_37
4.08/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of KenProCo
3.88/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Wasted_Youth
3.65/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jvgoor3786
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from an undated bottle. The beer pours an orangish-amber color with a one-finger thick head leaving nice lacing. The smell is citrus forward with a little pine and malt underneath. The taste is a muddled with slight citrus and pine along with a solid malt backbone. The mouthfeel is thick as slightly oily. Overall, this is decent but it lacks a lot of distinct character and flavors I prefer.

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Photo of Lupigrant
4.16/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of eldoctorador
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Josh012012
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

Summit Sága IPA from Summit Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 1,353 ratings
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