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Who will pass this night?

Friday, May 11, 2012

Summit Saga


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 Summit Sága IPA 

 Epic hop character. 
Named after the Norse goddess Sága, drinking companion of the God Odin. With a divine tropical fruit hop aroma and clean, assertive bitterness. 

Beerometer

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Specs:

Brewed Year-Round
Original Gravity: 14 P
Alcohol by Volume: 6.4%
Color, (deg. L.): 9.0 L
Bittering Units: 80
Malts Utilized: Harrington, Caramel
Hops Utilized: Centennial, Amarillo, Citra, Rakau (dry-hopped: Amarillo, Citra, Rakau)
Yeast: American Ale
Established: 2012

Reviews and Accolades:

The search for the perfect name for the newest member of our brew family was a saga in and of itself. Just one more reason why Sága was a good fit.

Food Pairings:

Spicy cuisine, peppery, sharp, or pungent cheeses, marinated meat, hearty seafood

Serving Tips:

Serve at 45 °F, in a Nonick tumbler. 

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2 comments:

Tom G. said...

Have you had some? What did you think? I haven't tried it yet but need to pickup some beer for a party this weekend and am curious to know if it's worth it.

Gunnar Berg said...

I haven't, but by the numbers and description they are really hitting my sweet spot - West Coast style IPAs.