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BA SCORE
88
very good

994 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 994
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 18
Gots: 79 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

07-03-2014 01:39:14 | More by KAF
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

07-03-2014 01:00:33 | More by GnarlyOldGoatDude
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jeep97

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.3%

07-02-2014 19:26:09 | More by jeep97
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

07-02-2014 06:00:44 | More by Shark_Mandro
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tegulizard13

Illinois

3/5  rDev -23.3%

07-01-2014 22:48:54 | More by tegulizard13
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JDeming

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

06-30-2014 01:29:19 | More by JDeming
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joelburns717

Ohio

3/5  rDev -23.3%

06-29-2014 10:55:38 | More by joelburns717
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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

06-29-2014 02:10:18 | More by ztcoll
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kybeerdrinker

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-28-2014 23:42:57 | More by kybeerdrinker
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broadwaypub

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

06-28-2014 21:19:32 | More by broadwaypub
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logicalparadox

New York

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

06-28-2014 20:38:43 | More by logicalparadox
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danoble1

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

06-27-2014 21:00:36 | More by danoble1
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1BeerToRuleThemAll

New York

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

06-27-2014 01:51:04 | More by 1BeerToRuleThemAll
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HarpuaCritz

New York

3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into a glass. Hazy golden color with nice head that dissipates slowly leaving some nice lace. Light and drinkable. Subtle grapefruit notes followed by nicely balanced hop profile. Very sessionable. *Bottle-conditioning leaves natural sediment in bottom.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2014 23:35:11 | More by HarpuaCritz
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BoSean_Rodriguez

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +27.9%

06-26-2014 15:57:50 | More by BoSean_Rodriguez
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LJWalker

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

06-26-2014 14:37:46 | More by LJWalker
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Jasoncolliver

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-26-2014 05:24:34 | More by Jasoncolliver
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MJSJr

California

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-25-2014 22:00:17 | More by MJSJr
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rondufresne

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

06-25-2014 20:29:13 | More by rondufresne
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NT101

New York

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-25-2014 16:00:45 | More by NT101
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roysand

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

06-24-2014 23:11:18 | More by roysand
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TheSSG

Illinois

3.78/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Cap explodes off with a burst of CO2. Pours a dense, frothy white head that bubbles for a few seconds. Great persistence and lacing. Nice floral hop aroma. Clear and golden before swirling in any yeast. Hazy yellow after. Citrus hop flavor in the front with a pleasant, medium bitterness. Effervescent mouthfeel. The hoppiness moves to a vaguely citrus rind character (but never moves into the unpleasant zone of this flavor). The malt peeks through in the finish to make for a slightly sweet citrus finish.
Once the bottom bits are swirled in, there is a sharper, more assertive hoppiness to this; more pine in the front.

This is a very solid pale ale. Nothing mind blowing, but just a well-crafted example of the style. I'm really a fan of the hop profiles used by Southern Tier, and this was no exception.
While bottle conditioned is far from rare, this one seemed to take that moniker very seriously; I haven't had a bottle open so violently from CO2 and/or bubble up for a few seconds after pouring.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2014 02:42:00 | More by TheSSG
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Leiermann

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

06-23-2014 13:32:19 | More by Leiermann
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oldirtycaffrey

Virginia

3.73/5  rDev -4.6%
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.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2014 21:08:36 | More by oldirtycaffrey
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

06-22-2014 18:32:00 | More by Georgiabeer
Live from Southern Tier Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 994 ratings.