Summit Releases New Seasonal Frost Line Rye

ST. PAUL, Minn.Summit Brewing Company today announces the release of Frost Line Rye, an in-between-seasons seasonal beer for late winter. Frost Line Rye will be available in beer coolers and pubs the week of January 27th.

This is Summit’s fifth seasonal beer, and it will be released between Winter Ale and Maibock, offering a refreshing flavor to break winter’s icy grip and hasten the spring thaw. The suggested food pairings are equally rejuvenating: jerk chicken and pork, south Indian curry, pepper jack cheese and Irish Salmon.

“We’ve had our four seasonal brews for a long time,” said Damian McConn, Head Brewer at Summit. “But as these winters seem to get longer and longer, we thought we would introduce a beer that helps folks make it to spring with their sanity intact.”

The ale is bursting with the warm, spicy goodness of malted rye with hints of chocolate, toast, and caramel. The blend of hops — including a new experimental variety — lends a citrusy, floral hop aroma and flavor with an enjoyably bitter and dry finish.

Frost Line Rye:

  • Malts: US pale, US pale rye, US caramel rye, German chocolate rye, US flaked rye
  • Hops: Summit, Citra, dry-hopped: Citra, Experimental hop #01210
  • ABV: 5.8%
  • IBUs: 55
  • Yeast: Ale Strain

Summit Brewing Company

Founded in St. Paul, Minn. in 1986, Summit Brewing Company has stayed close to its roots, serving the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes region. Summit’s beers are currently available in 18 states including Minnesota, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Arkansas and Wisconsin. Summit now produces 14 varieties of premium craft beer, including seven year-round, five seasonal beers, and the limited release Unchained Series and Union Series. Since its inception, the brewery has been a consistent pioneer in the craft beer movement.

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