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Old Man (Winter Ale) - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,273 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 1,273
Reviews: 528
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 12.74%
Wants: 37
Gots: 72 | FT: 0
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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4.16/5  rDev +12.7%

magnusdave, Nov 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Karibourgeois, Nov 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

TX-Badger, Nov 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

johnwetterstrand, Nov 19, 2014
Photo of fps_dean
3.94/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Real solid winter brew... will update my review with more detail once I've tapped into one this winter season, but I didn't see any of these around last winter, and was quite disappointed about that.

Anyway, the beer itself is a darker ale, with a nice balance of dark roasted malts, and some slight but rather indistinct hops on the finish. Not really an old ale -- I think they classified that as an old ale for lack of a better ale classification (others have suggested strong ale, which would be suitable), but still very solid.

Overall, an all around solid offering for the winter season.

fps_dean, Nov 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

rojapa, Nov 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

WallstreetB, Nov 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

Whiskeydeez, Nov 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Weisseguy1, Nov 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

ScottK22, Nov 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Eaglefan344, Nov 16, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +13.8%

Jrrrrr15, Nov 16, 2014
Photo of dajerzy52
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Appearance: Dark brown deep copper hue with dark beige head.
Smell: dark roasted malts, sweet but not overbearing
Taste: this is where this beer surprises me I was expecting a beer that was generic but I found d this had the complexity of a dips but darker I got sweet raisin with apricot fruitiness ...its not a flavor bomb Luke dogfish head 120min IPA or Keegan ales super kitty but it has legs. I think this WL deff be my new go to winter beer...THANK YOU SOUTHERN TIER

dajerzy52, Nov 16, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +3%

Alex1html, Nov 16, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -13.3%

LCranston, Nov 15, 2014
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3.32/5  rDev -10%

Zsaevre, Nov 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

newbeeraday, Nov 15, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +1.9%

DavidPerry8218, Nov 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Strong brew. Another great beer by Southern Tier.

worussell3, Nov 12, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -7.9%

Dwreck, Nov 12, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Nightwish1094, Nov 11, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -2.4%

BigJim5021, Nov 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

lakeshore752, Nov 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Stobin, Nov 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

edmiglia, Nov 09, 2014
Old Man (Winter Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,273 ratings.