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Pale - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

218 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 218
Reviews: 145
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 10.7%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-21-2009)
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Reviews by micromaniac129:
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Looks deep golden straw in color with a good foam head.
Big hop presence in such a light beer. Citrusy and piney hops come through, bitter and dry on finish. Slight malt taste can be picked up.
Feels smooth bodied but thin around the edges.
Some astringency at end, a bit harsh.
I've recently have been going back to pale ale for thier hoppy flavor instead of IPA's with thier high alcohol so for me this is a good refreshing beer for extended drinking.
Drink well my friends

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2010 23:13:26 | More by micromaniac129
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Pale from Southern Tier Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 218 ratings.