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RATINGS: 294   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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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!


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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arayaga2 (1769) - portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 12, 2013
Slightly hazy honey color with 3/4" of stiff white head. Aroma is sweet and tropical with a mix of citrus and other fruits. Taste is the same, and the malt is clean, allowing the hop bitterness to punch through in the end. $2/12oz


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EBROVIAK (9) - - JUL 15, 2014 does not count
Very fruity on first taste but that doesn’t show up again after 2 sips. Fades to an even blend of hops and malt where no individual flavors stand out. It’s not like some where you taste things in sequence; start, middle, finish. Some would call that well balanced but I find it non-descript and a bit boring. This isn’t a bad patio beer but it’s nothing special either.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewHaMeister (155) - - JUL 11, 2014
12oz bottle pours a hazy copper with a white head and nice lacing. Aromas of grapefruit, citrus, pine, and funk. Flavor is bitter that coats. Delicious.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Howlader (696) - - JUL 5, 2014
Served at JL Beers in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Served in a pint glass. Great IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrRomero (1974) - Nolanville, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle from Harry’s Bottle Shop, Grand Forks, ND. Poured bright orange/yellow with a thin head. Not sure how long this has been on the shelves at Harry’s but the aroma was somewhat skunky. Mild citrus but the aroma reminded me more of a pilsner from Germany. The flavor was different. Moderate citrus hops. Pretty dry and a satisfying bitter finish. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jrwhitney6 (276) - - JUN 25, 2014
On tap at Rosa Mexicano in Minneapolis. Translucent gold color with half a finger white head that quickly recedes. Pine and citrus nose. Apricot and some passionfruit up front, followed by malt and bitter hops. Enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
akoeninger (397) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 21, 2014
From can into glass. Pours yellow with white head. Big aroma of resiny hops, and light tropical citrus fruit. Crisp, pine flavor with a touch of biscuity malt in the background that really served to show case the hops bitterness. A solid bitter bite and a nice finish. A very good ipa ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (3032) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 19, 2014
Petite bouteille. Belle robe orange avec une mousse terriblement solide. Des morceaux littéralement collées sur mon verre. Petit nez fruité (pêche, agrumes et autres fruite acidulés) avec des effluves de poivre et une mince couche maltée. Bouche un peu timide, fruitée, mordante mais aussi légèrement sucrée. Les saveurs sont moins intéressantes. Au palais, le corps est paisible et passablement juteux. L’arrière-goût est amer, floral mais légèrement malhabile.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonas (5594) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JUN 13, 2014
Golden, clear, white head. Light aroma, but big American hop flavor, nice tropical notes. Mellow mouthfeel, chewy. Citric finish .

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gregwilsonstl (1026) - Missouri, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Hoozah....apricot and a few exotic fruits I can’t quite place....balanced nicely with a nice mix of hops. Citrus.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (1901) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 10, 2014
12oz bottle pours hazy amber with a off white head. Aroma of pine, citrus and malts. Taste is caramel and resin .


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