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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 63   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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This autumn ale is a showcase of the mighty Summit hop. Our friend Jason grows amazing Summits that skillfully combine high alphas with captivating citrus aromas. We hope you enjoy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bulk_Carrier (2431) - Temporarily, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Reviewed from notes. I had a sixpack of it and all of the beers were always poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a somewhat transparent amber color with some carbonated bubbles rising and filling a one finger white foamy head that dissipates within about a minute. The lacing ends up sliding into the body. The smell had a super piney hoppiness running about it with light citrusy hops coming in every now and again. The taste was mainly bitter which lead to the same aftertaste and finish. On the palate, it sat fairly crisp and light and showed a decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was harsh as well. Overall, not a bad American Amber, but its basically just okay for the style and to me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Paynis (42) - Saco, Maine, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Smooth and drinkable with a slightly bitter finish. Not as much flavor overall as i would have liked so maybe something for the warm early fall... Something stronger for when it gets colder though ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
brokensail (12154) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 30, 2013
On tap @ Southpaw BBQ. Copper pour with a white head. Aroma is onion, garlic, and pine. Some sweet toasted bread, caramel, and nuts, too. A touch of soap. Flavor is sweet up front with a rather strong bitterness on the finish. Lots of onion and pine. Toast, caramel, and nuts. Light orange peel. Not a fan.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
heronn (2) - - NOV 18, 2013 does not count
floral, grass, herbs, earthy, amber, clear, frothy, light sweetness, very bitter, lightly sour, medium body, average carbonation, bitter,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sonnycheeba (4031) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 12, 2013
Tap. Pours clear copper with thin, fizzy off-white head. Aroma is caramel and cookie malts, candy sugar, berries, and floral notes. Flavor is dry malts, light grassy hops, fig, and faint toast; dry finish. Light/medium body and low carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
AirForceHops (3927) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Draft @ Ale House Amesbury, MA. Clear amber color with no head. From the first sniff I knew I would be disappointed with this brew. It smells like they used Shipyard house yeast. (I really donít like Ringwood) It smells like caramel malt and dirty dish water. The carbonation is fizzy like soda. The body is really thin. Oh man!... the flavor tastes like it smells. I would suggest that if Peak doesnít have the capacity to brew all their beer in house, donít contract it out for Shipyard to brew it. I didnít finish my pint.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Berard (398) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 5, 2013
Draft. Pours golden brown with white head that dissipates. Light carbonation with earthy nutty flavor. Nice hop flavor on the back with some sweetness mixed in ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
radarsock (1081) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 30, 2013
Butterscotch and vegetal hops. Weird, but drinkable. Watery. 12 oz. bottle purchased from Learyís for $1.80.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Serving: Draft. It pours a very ruddy amber with a small off white head. The nose is mostly nuttiness with some caramel. The flavor follow suit with a very mild earthy bitterness. Light to medium body. Decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BrettTaylor (615) - Radford, Virginia, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Poured from a bottle, but found this in the cellar and itís well past its best by date (about 1 year old). Aroma has some pine from the hops and a bit of sweetness. The taste is a bit off at this age - there are some weird bitter malt flavors. The hop flavor is still there, but muted, and then there is some malty backbone. This must be better fresh, but this one is just drinkable.

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