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RATINGS: 385   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
We’re proud to announce the new Summit Sága IPA, a decidedly different hop-forward brew due out in early May 2012. The beer has pronounced hop flavors and aromas of kiwi, passionfruit, apricot and gooseberry. Clean, assertive bitterness with balancing Pale malt characteristics. We hop it with the rare New Zealand Rakau hop along with Citra, Centennial and Amarillo. Named after the Norse Goddess of Poetry, who was the God Odin’s drinking companion... also, it was quite a saga to pick a name!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Csolnok (5) - - JUN 10, 2013 does not count
Beautiful, clear and perfumed. Huge white frothy head. Mango, lychee and some dankness. Lots of clean bitterness and hop flavor. Excellent!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hombrepalo (1971) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 10, 2013
12oz bottle. Copper, clear, persistent white head. Aroma of honey-sweet malt with some toast, big hop aroma bright and lemony with sweet, fruity tangerine, a little spruce. Flavor is very similar with a little caramel sweetness and fruity, citrusy hops, a little lingering bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madvike (3192) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Bottle - Pours clear amber with a big foamy white head. Nose is pretty dank and fruity hops, woody and sharp, Clean pale malt, and there are some of the berry notes from the description. Taste has the dry, pale malt base, along with a bit of doughiness. Fruity, dank hops up front, transitioning into a bitter, grassy, astringent finish. Thin and soft body, with a fluffy carbonation. Tasty stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jesterdeal (1985) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Aroma of weed, grass, and underripe citrus. Pours orange with a lasting medium head. Taste of grapefruit zest, stale pine needle, and dull malt. Pretty great IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
truebluehes (199) - Tipton, Iowa, USA - MAY 29, 2013
Bottle. Nice aroma and appearance for a budget IPA. Nice citrus, grapefruit aromas and flavor, but equally nice on the dry finish. Well balanced and an all-around great option for the price. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
otakuden (1783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 29, 2013
Appearance: Coppery gold under a pithy off-white head which slowly settles into a thick layer while lace crawls up the sides of my glass. Lovely.
Nose: Grapefruit and key lime front and center followed by freshly grated spice in the middle while dew-dropped grass skirts the edges. Sticky hop resins in the back. Bright.
Palate: Not quite as intense but well balanced with clean brisk flavors that keep me smiling from first quaff to last. Medium weight. Lots of grapefruit and key lime rind and pith in the back of each swallow – parching and thirst inducing. Green grass. Juicy white grapefruit and lemon drops in the middle. Sticky along the edges and on my lips – hop resins.
Final Thoughts: Balanced, clean, refreshing, and sessionable tribute to the Saga hop variety from Summit Brewing out of Minnesota. I’d happily drink another.
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kayres (808) - , Georgia, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Hazy orange with a thin white head. Fresh and light. Clean lemony hop. Easy drinking session beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bestbrew1 (60) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 17, 2013
Great beer and readily available. Nice bitterness from the hops in this beer. Almost smells lemony on the nose.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
smboselli (146) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 16, 2013
Very crisp, balanced hops with citrus, heavy grapefruit flavor. Not the best IPA but I'd have it again ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
thematttucker (9) - - MAY 8, 2013 does not count
In airport bar at MSP. Always impressed by the selection of craft at MSP. Nice IPA. Lots of hop flavor, but not a lot of malt to balance. Would drink again in a bar, not likely to seek out in bottles. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone by TheMattTucker

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