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Harvest Ale - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,510 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,510
Reviews: 567
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 46
Gots: 140 | 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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Photo of schoolboy
4.33/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Wow. I suppose wow is a frequent adjective used for Southern Tier brews, but wow. This is an unexpected treat. I wasn't sure what this was when I bought it. There are a lot of things going on with this. There are hops and more hops, and then more hops. And then there are malt tastes and more malt tastes. Wow.

The appearance is an amber color with very little head.The aroma precedes the taste with a bunch of dark hops and maltiness. After that, the dark bitter hops won't quit. This is an amazing value - such a great beer.

schoolboy, Oct 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

NoProblem, Oct 14, 2012
Photo of jnikkel
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

jnikkel, Oct 13, 2012
Photo of thisisnotmyname
4/5  rDev +3.9%

thisisnotmyname, Oct 13, 2012
Photo of jburchett
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

jburchett, Oct 13, 2012
Photo of tinker
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

tinker, Oct 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Duenan84, Oct 12, 2012
Photo of rdoggg
4/5  rDev +3.9%

rdoggg, Oct 11, 2012
Photo of Flounder57
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz beer was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that has reduced to a thin layer. It is a pale orange color with great clarity and signs of slow signs of carbonation coming up through the glass.

Smell: bready and caramel malts, and some slight citrus and grapefruit too. Not much going on here.

Taste: all of the above, but more noticeable and everything is subtly blended together. Might have to take another sip.

Mouthfeel: Silky and creamy smooth, medium bodied, medium carbonation, a little chewy, and quite enjoyable.

Overall: Solid good beer for a harvest ale. The hops taste so fresh and crisp and the malted barley seems like it just came from the malt house too. Happy to have picked up this single at the store the other day.

Flounder57, Oct 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

ticklemelag, Oct 10, 2012
Photo of vkv822
3.63/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz : tulip

Clear, burnt-orange with a foamy white head.

Citric hops, pine/grassy as well, with a nice toffee, biscuit malt backing in the nose and palate.

Medium body, with prickly, scrubbing carbonation.

An enjoyable beer, a bit hop-forward for the style, but still well balanced overall.

vkv822, Oct 09, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

Ravenacht, Oct 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

JustinWhipple, Oct 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.1%

dmartin118, Oct 08, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

grniz3, Oct 07, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

wilfonzo, Oct 07, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

las00hero, Oct 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

KingBiscuit, Oct 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

SlainteAlbanyNY, Oct 06, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

prisdefer, Oct 06, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Dizzy242, Oct 06, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

AlSharp, Oct 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

lobos62, Oct 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

fishguyac, Oct 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

ceberly, Oct 05, 2012
Harvest Ale from Southern Tier Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,510 ratings.