United States > Minnesota > St. Paul
NickTheGreat (2) Iowa | May 8, 2014
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Fantastic facility, great tour. The tour guide we had was knowledgeable and fun. The tour is "free" with the only charge being a canned food donation.
They gave us 4 full-sized samples after the tour. I really donít have anything to complain about!
Braudog (792) Phoenix, Arizona | September 2, 2014
90 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
Summit has been near the top of my want-to-visit breweries for a long time. Finally made it on a luckily sunny Saturday afternoon and was pleased all the way around. The staff in the tasting room and gift shop were equally friendly and down-to-earth. Summitís lineup seems fairly steady, so I didnít get to drink anything new. But their beers are always good to great, regular choices for the fridge when I can find them. It was fun to quaff a couple on the sunny patio. The on-scene food truck offered some tasty snacks as a nice addition. Iíd be a regular visitor if I could. (Brewery #652)
laymansbeerfan (16) Rosemount, Minnesota | July 6, 2011
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 18/20
Brewery was very neat to see and fun to learn how Summit grew. Fun to see the brewery, plus you get 3 beers (8 oz) of any of the taps they have available at the time. I recommend this highly (as this is free) if you like visiting breweries.
Smudge (13) St. Paul, Minnesota | February 7, 2011
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I really enjoyed the tour. I understand the Brewery is small so the tour is not very long. But it is free and you do get 3 free beers at the end. The person who gave the tour was really nice and answered everyones questions. I recomend it.
XmnwildX12 (51) Farmington, Minnesota | April 26, 2012
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Went for a tour last week and had a relatively informative tour of the building, quite a few annoying women in the group that made the tour guide hard to hear at times. Ended with 4 free beers, which I made sure to get their awesome oatmeal stout.
keoki182 (18) West Bend, Wisconsin | February 25, 2008
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Very clean, new-looking building. Tour was given by Doug Hoverson, author of a book about the history of Minnesota brewing called Land of Amber Waters. He was a great tour guide given his near encyclopedic knowledge of all things beer. The tour was free and came with three wooden coins for 1 free drink each. The sampling glasses were 10 oz or so. 30 oz of beer for free is a steal no matter how you cut it. They had their rare Oatmeal Stout on tap (great!) I would do this tour again the next time Iím in town simply for the fantastic Summit beers.
beerguybubba (12) , Minnesota | January 22, 2009
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The Summitt Brewery is a pretty nice place to learn about the history of one of Minnesotaís larger breweries. They produce a pretty solid product on a rather large scale for this region. Itís a good place to check out if youíre visiting MN and want to see something other than the Mall of America. Check out the Oatmeal Stout if itís available. You donít find that one at most liquor stores. The staff there is extremely friendly.
Gar4016 (10) , Iowa | May 10, 2012
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Nice and informative tour of the brewery. I tend to ask lots of questions on these tours and the staff was pretty well informed. When they didnít know an answer, they had no problem getting me an assistant brewer afterwards to answer my more detailed questions about their process. In all honesty Summit hasnít really stuck out to me beer wise. They may not have the most extreme or creative beers in the area, but the beers they make are good clean examples of the styles the represent, and I think this tour helped me appreciate them more.
csaso (167) Missouri | December 10, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 15/20
Went on a tour here today. Good tour, with 3 free samples at the end (about 6-8 choices available on tap). Looks like they have the bar open with food trucks on Fridays/weekends. Would be fun to go for that! Worth a stop if you are looking for a good tour though. Itís free, and they just ask that you bring some canned food to donate.
TheHOFF43 (143) Robbinsdale, Minnesota | August 13, 2012
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Fun place to visit with some solid beer options as well. Highly recommended if youíre in the area and can get in on a tour
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