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Harvest Ale - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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1,321 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,321
Reviews: 551
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 39
Gots: 83 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John on 10-19-2003)
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3.93/5  rDev +1.8%

16 ounce pint - $5.50 at Taco Mac in Canton, Georgia.

Appearance: Handed across the bar a clear, dark copper-gold body (looks like brewed tea), with a thin coating of white suds. Standard laceworks on the way down.

Smell: Pale malts with some soundly bready and biscuit-hinted notes to it and sweetish touch of golden syrup, maybe an infinitesimal bit of light caramel. Modestly spicy, fruity as well.

Taste: Bready, biscuity maltiness given a thin drizzle of treacle for a kiss of sweetness. Earthy, spicy hops with some dried lemon peel. Moderate bitterness. Some late fruitiness with a rebound of sugar for a hint of candied apple. Bittersweet, earthy finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium carbonation.

Overall: Harvest Ale is an enjoyable, quaffable brew for early Sunday morning drinking.

ChainGangGuy, Jul 04, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Clear orange copper pour with a small and airy white head. Really nice citrusy aroma. Very light flavor that has piney hops balanced out by a nice grainy caramel malt.

Karibourgeois, Saturday at 06:44 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

12 oz. bottle poured into a Flying Dog goblet (DOB: 7/10/14)

A: Slightly hazy bronze body with a one finger white head that stays for just a bit. No lacing.

S: Very easy drinking with a quick hop punch that is just there for a second or two. Otherwise, it is just a smooth ESB.

T: I've been thinking of only pumpkin beers for the fall, so I was surprised to not get any pumpkin or spices at all. This is more like the falling leaves,

M: Nice smooth carbonation, that seems like it might be rough but stays velvety throughout.

O: This is definitely on the higher end of ABV for an ESB, which helps the flavors out a lot. Good, but I went in with wrong expectations (pumpkin beer). That is why they need to label a style outside of Harvest, Special Ale and Seasonal.

gillagorilla, Friday at 05:23 AM
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.84/5  rDev -0.5%

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Harvest Ale from Southern Tier Brewing Company
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