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RATINGS: 374   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
WisconsinBeer (716) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - MAY 28, 2012
Bottle. Pours a clear bright orange color with a minimal head that recedes quickly. Pale malt, slightly sweet, sits in the background. Hops are prominent but mild. Lots of fruitiness going on, kiwi, apricot, ripe fruits. Finishes with a sort of lingering biscuit cereal flavor. Pretty easy on the palate and smooth going down, almost like a session IPA. Not bad.


3.8
poisoneddwarf (2624) - Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, USA - AUG 7, 2017
Rated this about a week ago on tap at an Applebee’s in Grand Forks, ND. Pours clear golden with a thick bone white head with great retention and lace. Taste is lightly bitter with faint candy sweetness. Flavors of citrus, melon, pepper. Aroma is faint, but I get citrus peel, faint grain. Smooth and easy drinking. Tasty.

4
Brettsky06 (516) - Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 7, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 7, 2017 Enjoyed out of a can at the golf course. Really great IPA . Taste has notes of kiwi and passion fruit followed by a nice hoppy bitterness.

3.7
BlackBeerPG (844) - Darien, Illinois, USA - JUN 16, 2017
Taste: smooth semi sweet malts balance with gentle hops. mild nose. Amber, mostly clear, with a big foamy head and ringed lattice of lace. Medium/lite body. Drinkable at 80 IBUs

3.2
thedm (6311) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JUN 7, 2017
This bottled brew from a bottle shop was served at a cool temperature and poured a head of foamy finely sized white colored bubbles that were very long lasting and left behind a softly carbonated body light yellow orange colored body and a thick foamy lacing. The mild aroma was malt hop. The mild citrus crisp mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish with a medium citrus aftertaste. The tasty flavor contained notes of citrus and hops. A decent one that I would consider drinking again.

3.8
olenickj (116) - Michigan, USA - MAY 16, 2017
Draft. App: Cloudy gold, medium white head. Aroma: Heavy citrus with a sweet undertone. Taste: Orange and grapefruit, pleasant but not deep. Palate: Full and long lasting, a little gritty. Over: Enjoyable and refreshing if not spectacular.

3.7
JPDIPSO (6262) - Wauwatosa, USA - APR 30, 2017
Dark golden to light amber in color. Taller mostly lasting, off-white head. Decent lace. Hoppy aromas, with ruby red grapefruit, tropical fruit (including mango and papaya). Pale malt and marzipan also join in the scents. Sweeter start, with a mild acidity. Quite fruity. Bits of citric zest wander about. 5/12

3.3
Ronritter (875) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - FEB 2, 2017
on tap orange pour medium white head fruity nose. Mostly pine and citrus taste

3.3
tedovertu (302) - Apple Valley, Minnesota, USA - DEC 11, 2016
Really nice cloudy amber appearance with good lacing. Kind of flat / oily texture with mild soap and a hint of grapefruit and pine. Not great but definitely drinkable.

3.5
asheft (3108) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 12, 2016
On tap at Outback Steakhouse, Bloomington, MN. Fresh pineapple juice aroma with a little base malt. Crystal clear copper under a lacy, white sheet. Mostly tropical hops flavour with assertive, clean bitterness and a medium base malt and light caramel backbone. Medium body, medium carbonation, crisp.

3.4
rosenbergh (11760) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 27, 2016
12 oz bottle. BB 11/27/16. (Little Brown Jug) Biwabik, MN. Cloudy orangey golden color with a small off-white head. Orange, fruity hops, mild bitterness, mild yoghurt notes and sweetish malt in the aroma. Not bad. The flavor is fruity and piney hops, mild bitterness, dryness and malt. Pretty decent IPA. A bit thinnish though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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