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Live - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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very good

1,171 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,171
Reviews: 196
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.54%
Wants: 19
Gots: 140 | FT: 2
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:
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(Beer added by: rab53 on 10-30-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of oldirtycaffrey
3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This pale ale might have the foamiest head I've ever seen on a beer from a bottle. A 2-3" off white, fluffy head on every bottle I poured. There is the off-putting (to me) residue at the bottom of the glass, but otherwise the appearance is solid. Hints of grapefruit, floral hops, and yeast in the smell -- very nice. Hops and citrus overtones are the highlights of the taste. Easy to drink -- not too astringent, which sometimes APAs can be. Overall, very solid choice for a summer APA.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of krampert11
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of adam147
4.56/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Great balance. Enough to satisfy the hop tongue and crisp enough to session. This is spring and summer in one. No need to go all the way down to the light IPA style brews. The live yeast gives extra shelf life , however being close to the brewery that's not an issue here. I've heard of at home kegs getting weak toward the end but never had issue in bars

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of ImFnKrazy
4.38/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The cloudier the better with this brew. In my experience with this beer, if u get crystal clear LIVE you have not recieved the best southern tier has to offer. However if your LIVE is all muddy u have the best beer offering the beer gods can deliver. Have yet to determine what makes this beer so muddy and great, wether it is early runs or later ones, or if sitting for awhile helps. If you discover the secret let me in!

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Live from Southern Tier Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,171 ratings.