Old Man (Winter Ale) - Southern Tier Brewing Company
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4.1/5 rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12oz bottle from a 6-pack purchased at Ryan's Party Store in Port Huron, MI.
A: clear amber hue with a thick off-white cap and sheets of lacing on the snifter.
S: navel orange, peach, apricot, pear, red grape, earthy and floral hops, slight roast, bubblegum, must, and spice box.
T: citrusy and zesty hops upfront, roasted-bready malts and mild caramel sweetness mid-palate, dried orange peel, green grape, and a grassy-astringent bitterness to end.
M: full side of medium-bodied, smooth and creamy middle, punchy, citric and spicy hop bite precedes a drying bitter finish. Grapey grassiness lingers on the palate, alcohol warms the inners.
O: a well-hopped and unconventional old ale. Strikes me as a cross between an Extra Special Bitter and Winter Warmer. I look forward to savouring my last bottle.
Serving type: bottle
12-30-2011 06:34:51 | More by cratez
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Old Man (Winter Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
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