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RATINGS: 354   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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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brewblackhole (1588) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 1, 2012
Medium tangy citrus and pine,that little bit of citra blowing through. Taste is bittering hop dominated,with remenents of pine in the swallow ,some malting sofens it all,dry finish,excellent summer ipa thirst quencher


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tompete (240) - Tillsonburg, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 5, 2015
Pours hazy apricot with a beige head. Aroma is sweet hops, fruity. Flavour is sweet malt and hoppy fruits with a smooth bitterness in the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosco (234) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Hazy dark urine color, medium head and lacing. Subtle nose, fruityness and some spices. I bought a multi sixer of all Midwest beers in Elmhurst IL today and boy did I strike gold. $9.99/multi sixer at Binny’s in Forest Park IL

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (9366) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 1, 2015
Sample at the "Drink Moar Beer!" tasting on 06/12/2015: Slightly hazy yellow-gold color with a bone white head that burns away steadily to a film. Short strings of lacing. Tropical fruit, hops and malt in the nose. Medium-bodied with flavors of citrus, apricot, hops and grainy malt. The finish is moderately bitter with a fruity hops aftertaste. Decent overall.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jbuskirk (606) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Saga IPA has been on my radar for only a short period of time, but I made a point of finding it immediately. I’m glad I did. Saga pours a hazy, light-colored shade of orange with plenty of suds. Aroma boasts grass, lemon, juniper-like spice, and pine. While the aroma wasn’t as dank as I hoped, there’s more than enough botanical goodness in the flavor to make me happy. Saga is piney, juicy, and hop-forward. There are some sweeter elements (grass, nectar, berry, and tropical fruit), but you’re more likely to pick out dry bitterness, spice, and herbaceous characteristics. Saga’s aggression and Norse mythological allusions make it an ideal pairing for Amon Amarth’s music. At least, that’s how I chose to enjoy it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmongoose (1646) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Bottle shared. Poured a medium orange color with eggshell head. Nice lacing on the glass, medium malt nose with slight hints of caramel and tropical fruits, the flavor holds true to the aroma. Nice mslt flavor matched evenly with the hops. Nice tropical burst of hops. Mild bitterness on the end. Overall pretty good offering from summit.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gripweed57 (949) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JUN 22, 2015
12 ounce can. Hazy dark gold color. Big bubbly beige head. Nice lace. Caramel malt nose with notes of tropical fruit and pine hops. Sweet toasted malt flavor has notes of pineapple and mango. Soft mouthfeel. Nice balance and flavor. Very drinkable and tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Troupis (113) - - JUN 21, 2015
Safe but good. That's about all I can say. There are complex hop varieties throughout the palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bleeng (1577) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Tap. Pours hazy light gold with a nice head. Nose is subdued because the beer was very cold. Average hop profile-not bursting with flavors but solid IPA territory. OK.

1.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
HuskerTan (750) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Bottle. A- Tropical fruits, pine, oranges, apricots. A- Yellow color, hazy liquid, white head. T- Pine, herbal, bitter, dry, tropical fruits, unbalanced. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, bitter finish. O- Loved the first sniff of the aroma, after that it was all downhill. Was hoping for all the tropical fruits it lists in the description in the taste but it was all very bitter and piney.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
summitbear (2) - - JUN 19, 2015 does not count
Great tasting IPA and very drinkable at 6.4%. The aroma is lacking and it smells more like alcohol than anything. Appearance is crystal clear gold and lacing sticks to my pint glass. Great with my favorite Thai food!


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