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Phin & Matt's Extraordinary Ale - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Phin & Matt's Extraordinary AlePhin & Matt's Extraordinary Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

1,333 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 1,333
Reviews: 608
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 14.12%
Wants: 14
Gots: 54 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wailingwench on 10-29-2004)
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BlackBelt5112203

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3.45/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle poured into a nonic pint glass at fridge-cellar temperaute.

L – Pale amber color with a 1.5-finger bubbly, frothy, white head. Pretty nice retention and some great lacing. Clear with a good amount of bubbles.

S – Bready, biscuity, and grainy malts with grapefruit, lemon, grassy, and somewhat floral hops. It’s kind of hard to pick out the elements of hop bouquet on this one, but this is the best I can muster.

T – It starts off sweet with bready, biscuity, and cereal malts with a hint of caramel. Bitter hops appear towards the finish with lemon rather than grapefruit, grassy, and slightly herbal notes. There’s something else going on here with the hop profile, but I can’t put my finger on what it is.

F – Medium-bodied with good carbonation, a sticky and creamy but crisp mouthfeel, and a mildly bittersweet and dry finish. Bittersweet malt and hop flavors linger on the tongue for a bit but not for too long.

O – This is a pretty good pale ale. The hop profile is interesting. It’s pretty tough to pick out all of the individual aromas and flavors. It’s very different than any other APA that I’ve had, and unfortunately not in a great way. It’s not a bad beer by any stretch, but something about the aroma and flavor just seems “off,” and I can’t really put my finger on what it is. Regardless, it is a drinkable and refreshing beer and I’m glad that I tried it.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2013 03:44:48 | More by BlackBelt5112203
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Phin & Matt's Extraordinary Ale from Southern Tier Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 1,333 ratings.