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Harvest Ale - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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87
very good

1,192 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,192
Reviews: 544
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 33
Gots: 31 | 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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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-09-2014 15:30:43 | More by KevinGordon
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brewtalthrone

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

03-08-2014 22:13:11 | More by brewtalthrone
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-08-2014 21:35:56 | More by JamesStreet
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mdagnew

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

3.39/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

330ml bottle bought online from CraftBeerCo

Poured an orange copper colour with a little haze. Light creamy head poured thick and meringue like then faded slowly to nice firm layer... very sparse carbonation drifts very slowly to surface... very little lacing...

Aroma - Strong biscuity malts, lightly toasted bread, light honey sweetness, some caramel, good juicy fruitiness (apples, apricots and some pears), lots of grassy notes, peppery hops, strong nuttiness, sea salt traces, some leathery traces...

Taste - Spicy / grassy hops to the fore, light toffee sweetness, juicy fruits (oranges, apples, light figs), biscuity maltiness, definite toasty bread, can't really make out any oats, faint metallic notes, light floral / perfume traces, salty...

Feel - Quite sharp and dry... medium bodied... pretty quaffable

Overall - A decent excellent example of an ESB although my bottle wasn't too fresh... would like to try a fresher bottle as this would be a good sessionable ale

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2014 10:01:35 | More by mdagnew
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threedaggers

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

03-07-2014 02:58:01 | More by threedaggers
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GratefulEdd

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-06-2014 05:03:50 | More by GratefulEdd
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-06-2014 00:52:22 | More by buzzy
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reebtaerG

Maryland

3.99/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at severna park taphouse from notes

A-Pours a medium caramely amber. Medium frothy creamy off-white head, fairly lasting.

S-Aroma is pleasantly hoppy, nice sweetness; citrus/orange grapefruit, toasty.

T-Tasty and flavorful. Citrus. Piney grapefruity finish.

M-Mouthfeel has a medium body. Balanced sweetness and bitterness. A little oily. A little creamy. Soft. Moderate dry finish.

O-Overall a well-made beer again by Southern Tier

Serving type: on-tap

03-05-2014 22:33:58 | More by reebtaerG
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DarthGuitarHero

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -16%

03-05-2014 19:58:05 | More by DarthGuitarHero
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Wortman1998

New York

4/5  rDev +3.4%

03-05-2014 19:19:29 | More by Wortman1998
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FreshZ

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-05-2014 17:36:56 | More by FreshZ
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muddyh2oblues

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.4%

03-04-2014 02:21:13 | More by muddyh2oblues
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megamass

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

03-02-2014 03:19:38 | More by megamass
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rworkman

Alabama

4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-26-2014 20:06:15 | More by rworkman
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Griffith

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-25-2014 22:36:58 | More by Griffith
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mkdzimiera

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

02-16-2014 23:21:00 | More by mkdzimiera
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mercysbane

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -16%

02-09-2014 00:16:09 | More by mercysbane
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barczar

Kentucky

3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a fairly clear deep golden with a lingering cream head.

Floral hops and toasted malt dominate the aroma, with a hint of resin and citrus closing things out.

Flavor reveals resin and pine at the forefront, on a backbone of lightly toasted malt. The finish is moderately bitter. A touch of citrus adds intrigue.

Body is moderate, with carbonation a touch on the high side. There's light alcohol warmth.

Fairly moderate in aroma and flavor, with nice citrus underpinnings. Not the best of the fresh hopped beers, but a decent brew.

Serving type: on-tap

01-25-2014 19:34:23 | More by barczar
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Noelito76

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

01-25-2014 12:48:06 | More by Noelito76
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jmsedgwick

Mississippi

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-24-2014 12:41:15 | More by jmsedgwick
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freewill35

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-24-2014 00:09:25 | More by freewill35
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RVigz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

01-22-2014 21:16:25 | More by RVigz
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Lelampp

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-20-2014 01:16:13 | More by Lelampp
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-20-2014 00:51:31 | More by Lehighace06
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -16%

01-17-2014 01:34:24 | More by mattmarka1
Harvest Ale from Southern Tier Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,192 ratings.