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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Presenting our new summer brew, Summit Summer Ale! A balanced, highly drinkable session beer for casual and serious beer lovers alike. Clean, mellow bitterness balanced by slightly bready, toasted malt qualities. An inspired summer ale with elegant fruit and floral aroma.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kjohns (131) - North Dakota, USA - MAY 18, 2012
Clear light straw color pour with thin white head with a fair amount of lacing. Aroma is a nice balance of bready malt and grassy hops with some faint citrus notes. Flavor is nicely balanced as well, light maltiness without being "sweet" and some light grassy hop flavor without being "bitter". Iím not typically a fan of these lighter summer brews, but this one is pretty good. Itíll be no problem enjoying a couple of these after some yard work this summer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nealblind (511) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Hazy yellwo pour slight egg white head good retention. Aroma of soft dough orange blossoms. Tastes very yeasty acidic. Significant bitter vegetables, perfume flavors lemons. Offers plenty for a summer ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Chudwick (1782) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - AUG 28, 2013
12oz bottle from variety pack - pours unfiltered straw with white head and decent lacing. Nose smells of the weeds I kill routinely in my front yard. Flavor adds light caramel and floral hops with a citric aftertaste. For a style I abhor, this is inoffensive. fairly sweet with a light bitterness kick.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
osu97gp (633) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 28, 2013
Pours a slightly cloudy yellow with a fluffy white head. Aroma of bread, caramel and light biscuit. Flavor of light lemon and sweet malt with some bitterness at the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kdm1984 (586) - Missouri, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Odd. There is no elegant fruit or floral aroma here - instead, itís earthy, funky, sour lemon zest stuff. Taste, on the other hand - is more subdued; certainly bready, though I would not characterize it as "toasted malt." Seems like a pedestrian wheat, if I had to guess. Has a sharp bite in the finish. Lacing is probably its best attribute. Saving the rest of my bottle for later; drinkable, but likely will not get this again.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Padron4KM (531) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - AUG 17, 2013
On tap at Tracks in St Paul, Minnesota. Clear golden, decent head, spotty lace. Light grainy aroma, not much going on. Flavor is slightly metallic, with a little biscuit in the background. Finish is short, with some grassy hops. Judging by the bar Iím in, this probably isnít a big mover here.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
commonshawn (264) - - AUG 16, 2013
Tap. Golden. Easy to drink. Not too much flavor. Good to drink outside, not so good to drink when you want good beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
sthlm (1224) - Iowa, USA - AUG 14, 2013
[Bottle] Pours pale golden with a small white head. Aroma is stale malt with little else. Taste is lightly lemon, malt heavy, quite bitter--really rough and not that pleasant. Quite thin, finish length is average. Overall, the different aspects of this beer are not well integrated, nor are they very pleasant. Not something I plan on revisiting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fidelis83 (1823) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Pale gold with a 2 finger, fluffy white head that has great retention and leaves pretty nice lacing. Aroma of toast, cereal, doughy yeast, and spicy, floral and light citrus hops. Flavor is bready, some tree fruit, citrus and planty hops, cereal. Light to medium body very creamy texture and, medium, blanketing and somewhat sharp carbonation. All around decent, nothing spectacular but flavorful enough and still decently refreshing, but the soft, creamy texture doesnít really help that part. I like the mouthfeel, but it really doesnít fit the other attributes of the beer all that well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
improvjock (317) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Tap. Pours a cloudy straw yellow with slight white head. Decent, but not amazing. Pretty refreshing summer beer, this hit the spot.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
o_Merlin_o (159) - California, USA - JUL 10, 2013
Almost no aroma. Zero head. Very little flavor. Quite aqueous. Not bad, but nothing to write home about. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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