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Old Man (Winter Ale) - Southern Tier Brewing Company

Old Man (Winter Ale)Old Man (Winter Ale)

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1,135 Ratings
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Ratings: 1135
Reviews: 516
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.01%


Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 12-17-2003)
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Jason

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3.7/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Head retention is remarkable with a sizable froth to start and lots of stickage after. Clarity is fine. Deep malty aroma of dark sugars and raisins, hops are not to modest at all with a thick oily nose of tangerine and wild flowers. Creamy slick mouth feel with lots of body, maltiness tries to set in but the bitterness from the hops up roots almost all of the sweetness and holds fast with bitter herb and hard a dried orange peel flavor. This does fade a little and some warming alcohol and caramel sweetness comes through. Finishes bittersweet.

Perhaps some age would be good or not, I like it fresh right now. Bitter and heady. I am sure a little age will dull the hops and bring forth the sweetness in hopes that the alcohol ages just as well. A solid pick for the season.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2008 03:42:30 | More by Jason
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Old Man (Winter Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 1,135 ratings.