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Summit Extra Pale Ale is not a beer brewed only for beer snobs. Just the opposite. Itís 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.


3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CzarMike (27) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2013
At MSP airport. Dark corn color with plenty of lace. Great session beer taste. Would stock in my fridge if I was local. ---all in good suds.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RRistow12 (175) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Tasted from draft. Pours a oust orange with off white head. Good lacing. Strong citrus hop aroma. Taste is a moderately bitter with citrus notes. Mild caramel, toffee sweetness. Moderate bitter finish. Medium bodied and average carbonation. Overall above average pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
asedzie (585) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 30, 2013
Bottle. Aroma has honey, very light grapefruit notes, mild lemon. Flavor is american barley - round and bready, lack of nuance in the middle, good bitter finish with long lingering hop resin in the cheeks in the finish. I am constantly wondering how this would compare side by side with a good British pale like Timothy Talyor...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Petrucci914 (902) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 30, 2013
Easy drinking APA. Pours a golden color with a thin white head. Aroma and taste is a nice citrus hop, light maltiness. Easy drinking pub fair.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (9948) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 16, 2013
On tap @ GABF. Orange pour with a white head. Aromas of floral hops, grass, and pine. Some pale malt, orange peel, and a light sweetness. Fairly dry on the palate. Bitter pine and grass with some nice floral hops. Orange, pale malt, and a light bready sweetness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
commonmac (196) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Tap at Burrito Loco. Hard to believe this one hadnít been rated yet. Pretty standard extra pale ale but with the hop lean Summit is known for. Fresh taste and solid lacing. A good fall back option and one non-MN folks should try.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlpeeler (77) - Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Back in Minnesota for a visit. Had it on tap at a bar at the mall as an alternative to mass brewed. It was a good choice. Came out slightly dark amber with a nice head. Decent body with good balance of malt and hops. Nothing very complicated but worth a taste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
commonshawn (264) - - OCT 5, 2013
Dark gold. Nice white head and lacing. Well balanced hoppy pine taste. A good one to have as a flagship beer, but not the best thing in the world.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BiddleBrau (876) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Nice white head darker gold. Some malt aroma. Front flavor is nice with a hint of malt and citrus, the finish with hop bitterness not as clean due to astringency.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
AbbeyRoade (259) - Missouri, USA - SEP 16, 2013
Very high carb and medium bitterness. Hop presence carries through with very little malt.


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