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Live - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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very good

1,083 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,083
Reviews: 190
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.51%
Wants: 18
Gots: 104 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rab53 on 10-30-2012)
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Stefan_DaLan, Apr 03, 2014
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3.89/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review from 4/2/14, on tap at Tribeca Tap House, NYC. Pours clear yellow gold color with a huge foamy 2 finger white head that was full of small bubbles and faded very slowly, leaving good lacing as it dissipated. Smells of lemon zest, citrus, malt, spring-like hoppy notes, grains and light caramel; nice balance and appropriate for the style. Tastes like it smells but with more citrus and piney hop notes to go along with the lemon zest, malt, herbs, grass, light bready grains and caramel; very has nice balance with a little malt sweetness that makes it very easy drinking. I drank 2 of these quickly as they felt nice and light with average to mild carbonation, a medium body and very good drinkability. Aftertaste was clean and near crisp, this was a definite session beer and one I’d like to try from a bottle. A solid brew.

CHickman, Apr 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

gradergator, Apr 01, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I purchased this at Shady McGrady's enjoyed chilled from a goblet.

The color is a golden hued amber with mild hazed look and thick white head that drops to a ring with ring of lace. The smell is fruity hops with some mild yeast ester and hint of malt aroma. The feel is decent with balance of malt sweetness and slight bitter hops with fruity and tangy yeast with moderate carbonation and semi-dry finish.

The taste is good with slight pine tinge from the hops with light citrus and slight astringent flavor like overbrewed tea with a mild malt flavor which adds sweetness to balance the slight bitter aspect. The taste of malt is pretty well interwoven with the hops and yeast as a pale should be. Overall this is a nicely flavored pale, not very complex or intense but it is good for the style

Slatetank, Mar 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

skydogpenn, Mar 29, 2014
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4.39/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

a. The head on this beer lasts and lasts. Carbonation bubbles up from the bottom of the glass for several minutes after it is poured into the glass. Color is a golden orange - hazy. Can see the yeast in glass at the time of the pour, floating upward in the glass.

s. Light smell with a fresh smell - a hint of hops, possible citrus.

t. Well balanced and light. Some citrus, some hops, some high notes.

m. Perfect. Velvety with the constant carbonation. The lingering taste is in the middle of the tongue.

o. Scores range from a 4 to a 5 on this one. Have to say it is an excellent summer choice. Refreshing, playful, light. An outstanding beer that would be welcome at BBQ's and Picnics.

gonzo000, Mar 29, 2014
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4.48/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Purchased this beer based on the Brewer- I've liked just about every Southern Tier beer I have had and this is no exception.

What struck me first about this beer was the nose- wow- so floral and complex- almost juicy. The smell alone made me happy.

The taste did not disappoint. While this is an APA it reminded me more of an IPA. Complex- (there goes that word again) fruity but not sweet, so many flavors going on- Just great.

Right now this is probably one of my favorite beers- it just hits me perfectly.

Growlerguzzler, Mar 20, 2014
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Live from Southern Tier Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,083 ratings.