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Summit Extra Pale Ale is not a beer brewed only for beer snobs. Just the opposite. It’s a beer for everyone to enjoy: construction workers, stock brokers, farmers, sales people, clerks, teachers, lawyers, doctors, even other brewers. Its light bronze color and distinctly hoppy flavor have made it a favorite in St. Paul, Minneapolis and the rest of the Upper Midwest ever since we first brewed it back in 1986.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EMunk (99) - USA - MAR 3, 2012
It was a victory beer from winning our basketball games, therefore it was already tasting good. That being said it was a little dry, with a bitter finish than I normally like. To sum it up, I chose something different for my next drink.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
StPeteBeerMan (52) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - FEB 18, 2012
A decent pale ale. Decent seems to describe most of this beers characteristics, not bad but nothing special in the realm of craft beers. Off white head with a light golden amber color. Light malty sweetness, subtle hoppy bite up front with a subtle piney in the aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerInHeaven (116) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 17, 2012
pours a nice amber gold. Aroma is hops and subtle citrus. Taste is fresh, lively, hoppy, slight orange. Great hoppy lingering finish. Good beer.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VTHopHead (1505) - Barre, Vermont, USA - FEB 17, 2012
Bottle/12oz - Pours a cloudy darkish amber in color with a very small whitish head that faded to almost nothing. Carbonation is low. Aroma is a bit malty with just a hint of floral hops. Flavor is somewhat weak and pretty watery, Flavor of grainy malts with some light citrus hops mixed in. Definitely a lighter beer... easy drinking, but unremarkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BelgianBeerGal (3016) - Dayton Area, Ohio, USA - FEB 15, 2012
Draft at Fort Worth Fox and Hound because it was something on the list I had not tried before. Definitely better than the macro offerings but it seemed like it had some forced bitterness; just bitterness for bitterness’ sake without more delicate hop notes. Okay I suppose.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
freeofthoughts (633) - Raytown, Missouri, USA - FEB 15, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 22, 2012 Pours a dark gold with some slight off white head. Aromas of musty malt mostly, sort of a pilsner kick. The taste is kind of sweet and with a pale and light pilsner and barley malt for the heart of the brew. There is a light herbal almost medicinal taste and an even dry finish. Overall ok but it works for pizza just fine.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wxman (1340) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - FEB 15, 2012
Pours a clear golden orange with a robust white head. Aroma is subtle pale malt. Taste is sweet pale malt, bisquits and a touch of hop bitterness. Pretty decent and certainly sessionable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
seymour (1320) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - JAN 30, 2012
Tasted at the 2012 St. Louis Centennial Beer Festival from bottles into sampler glass. Poured a clear, light golden color with very little hops, nice white foam, persistent with a little lace. Mild flowery aroma, whiffs of mild malt, bread, fruity ale yeast esters. Flavor was grainy, mildly caramelly, tart hops flavor. Light body, spritzy carbonation, nice dry mouthfeel. Refreshing bittersweet finish. A well-balanced, highly drinkable beer. More complex than I expected.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badlizard (5540) - Berkeley, California, USA - JAN 28, 2012
Clear dark golden with a small fluffy white head. Light citrus and cereal grain aroma and taste with a crisp finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryanfolty (1780) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - JAN 27, 2012
January 27, 2012, bottle at Max Restaurant. Nice pour with big head, color seemed to be clear golden orange but it was dark. Not huge on taste but very well balanced, easy drinking.


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