solidfunk (2798) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - AUG 21, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Lots of citrus smell here. Pours with big head that dies down quick but leaves lots of lacing. Kind of a golden hue. Theres a lot of marmalade bitter without the sugar here. Some straw and a little barnyard, but not as strong as the petal pusher I just had in that sense. Bitterness hangs around for a while on the palate. Id say the smell is much more promising than the follow through on taste here, great aroma but medium palate.
garthicus (2570) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 11, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Growler from the brewery. Appearance: slightly hazy yellow, tiny white head. Aroma: Catty, weed, lemon, sharp, quite zesty. Spicy & pine. Flavour: Catty, pine, lots of lemon and mango, simple and delicious.
Spab (2093) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 8, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
650 ml bottle from brewery. Pours a lightly hazed golden orange colour with lasting white head. Aroma is resiny piney hops with hints of fruitiness. Flavour is full of resin/pine with some light grains and fruity accents. Crisp finish. Very drinkable.
tomthompson89 (1862) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 2, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nose is subtle juicy hops, mouthfeel gentle prickle of carbonation, with a smooth finish. Flavour is grained malts and well balanced lemon hops with a clean finish.
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zdk (1805) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 16, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle from Joe Mcphee, thanks buddy! Nose is grassy hops and lightly soapy. Light sweet creamy body. Nice carbonation. Grassy dry finish and slightly resinous.
DerWeg (1426) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 20, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
650ml bottle from Bellwoods, kept in fridge. Light gold coat with dense small bubble head and fine carb. Open and lightly grassy aroma plays into sweet-bitter grassy taste and lemon, manages to stay a little creamy and drinkable in spite of the definite herbal leafy dryness. Nice mineral on the finish, a bit of tea. It is what it says.
rejtable (1123) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 26, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours orange, clear with a frothy white head that sticks around and lots of lacing. Nose is onion, maybe garlic and some grapefruit. Aromas are grapefruit, onion, with a spicy finish. No malt sweetness. Taste is pretty heavy on the bitterness. Body is medium, with some silky quality to it. Lively carbonation with an acidic bite. Great way to get the summit profile.
mnurda (1077) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 15, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled sample from bellwoods. Pours gold in colour. Great citrus taste. Lived thus beer
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thorongil2 (993) - , Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(tap at Volo during Sunsplash) clear yellow colour with a small white head; aroma of grapefruit; dryish flavour with a long medium bitter finish
kevinsenn (946) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 31, 2012
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2012 Bomber from the brewery, courtesy of courez; thanks! Pours clear amber, with a foamy 1-inch head that never seems to dissipate. Brilliant sweet tropical fruit aroma - wonderful! Sweet taste with fruity hops, and only a mild bitterness at the end. I could’ve done with a few more IBUs, but it was fantastic as is. Medium-bodied, with low carbonation (all the carbonation seemed to go straight into that head). A well-balanced pale ale, and a great example of the style. Also I’m now a big fan of Summit hops, which I had never heard of before. Edit: tried a second bottle, and the bitterness seemed to be much higher. In fact, with the second bottle, I could’ve done with a few LESS IBUs...