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RATINGS: 650   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34232) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2013

Gravity @ GBBF 2012, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

Unclear medium amber orange colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is light heavy malty, caramel malt, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, grass. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, thin. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120810]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30713) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2007
Sample from tap at the brewery. Pours orange with lacing white head. Aroma is slight sweet fruity and caramel sweet. Flavour is floral, strong bitter and still sweet. Has a nice bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20238) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 16, 2006
Bottled. Clear orange colour, small off-white head. Aroma is fruity and hoppy. Flavour is fruity, hoppy and a bit roasted? and grassy. Smooth brew which at the same time is very refreshing. As the desription says, this beer will most likely not offend anyone.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (12426) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 16, 2006
Bottled
Dark semi- hazy orange/copper brown, good off-white head. Flowery hoppy (Cascade?) nose with some ryeish malt notes. Medium-bodied. Starts with some sugary sweetness, then crunchy hops. Aftertaste is more on sweet side than bitter. Easy to drink APA, nothing really outstanding, but drinkable "summer drink".

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 21, 2004
(Draught) Pours a clear deep amber with a medium-sized beige head. Aroma of florals and grapefruit. Suttle bitterness. Medium body. Mild hops and sweet malt flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11349) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 21, 2003
Clear copper body with medium beige head. The aroma is floral, the taste is floral and has a nice rounded bitterness. Medium body. I can't recall having a beer so singularly floral, but the way Summit does it is a good thing.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jcwattsrugger (11076) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 21, 2009
12 oz bottle–pours a rich foamy off white head and orange/amber color. Aroma is citrus-orange?/coppery hops, light malt-caramel/biscuity. Taste is tea-herbal/metallic/coppery, dry hops, light/medium malt. Dirty penny finish. Thanks to Joe-jwc215 for picking this out.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Pale Ale
Date: 01/06/1996
Mode: Draft
Source: Taco Mac, Sandy Springs

aroma with slight fruity overtone, malt flavor with a bite of hops and a bitter finish
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Date: 06/15/2007
Mode: bottle
Source: roadtrip

muddy orange, fine white head, lots of drippy lace, sweet caramel malt aroma with floral hops, dry caramel flavor with lots of hops, fairly well balanced with just a touch of sweetness from the caramel, long bitter finish,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (10736) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 6, 2009
Reddish copper color with a decent beige head. Aromas of florality and caramel. Near medium body with frothy carbonation. Flavors of roasted caramel and floral/citric hop. Kind of like a harsh ESB. Finishes mildly bitter. Tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (10635) - 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.


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