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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.8
MNAle (179) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Light color. Very crisp aroma. Subtle hop presence, consistent with the style. Refreshing, easy drinking. The 4.5% ABV and crisp, refreshing taste means you could pound back more than a few of these on a hot summer evening.

2.8
HughConway (830) - Washington, USA - JUL 19, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours clear golden, slight white head. Aroma’s of grass, taste is clear and crisp. A micro macrobrew.

2.3
backdaft (286) - Menasha Red Light District, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Can. Clear golden pour. Minimal head and no lacing. IDK whats going on here. Completely forgettable beer. Grainy and a bit sweet, with very light citrus notes. I would never have beleived it was a Summit ale.

3.8
arnold931 (1263) - Iowa, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear light yellow with bright white head. Nose is light citrus. Taste is also citrus with some sweetness. Refreshing.

3
TXBadger (2811) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Pours a clear golden color with white head. Cereal grains mostly on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes pretty clean and crisp.

3.4
badgerben (5112) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Pale yellow color with a medium head. Bready, wheaty aroma. Kind of a honey and wheat flavor. Dry finish.

3.3
wilnatp (692) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Tasted at Stanley’s Beer and Bacon Fest - May 17th, 2014 during Art-A-Whirl in Northeast. Notes were a bit light.

2.7
commonmac (1201) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Tap in a pint glass at Maxwell’s. Light golden color and a little bit of head. Taste is the opposite of complex. Minor hop flavor but mostly a forgettable taste. I suppose it fits the summer easy to drink requirement but not a lot going on here. I think Summit achieved what they were striving for but they weren’t exactly reaching for the stars. Meh.

3.1
AirForceHops (7129) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 5, 2014
12 oz. can thanks to Skyview for this. Slightly hazy gold color with a fluffy soapy white head. Active carbonation. Aroma is light grain, citrus and wheat. A mild earthy note when warm.

Flavor is much of the same. Grain, crackers and a touch of earthy, grassy hops. Real light in body with a clean, short finish. It does have a light effervescent mouthfeel from the carbonation. Very easy to drink and since it is now offered in cans, it’s a brew you can take to a local BBQ or summer party.

3
DBob5150 (235) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Not what I was expecting. Nice yellow body, good carbonation. Aroma is hoppy with hints of dough. Taste is hops with hints of pine, much like a milder IPA, than what I'd thought. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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