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88
very good

1,118 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,118
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.51%
Wants: 19
Gots: 124 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rab53 on 10-30-2012)
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Photo of Gmann
3.95/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy golden color with a small dense white head that settles into a sparse cap.

The aroma is of a musty floral hop, a bit juicy, with a hint of grapefruit rind. The malt is neutral. Nice bright APA aroma.

The flavor is of a juicy floral hop, light like and grass, with some notes of grapefruit. It's a pleasant hop flavor for a pale ale. Not very aggressive just flavorful. The malt is slightly bready.

Moderate feel with prickly carbonation. Well balanced, bright on the palate. Slightly bitter in the finish.

A very good APA. Well balanced with good hop flavor.

Gmann, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of aasher
4/5  rDev +2.6%

aasher, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of Ri0
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

poured 12oz bottle into Duvel tulip.

A - A very light foggy golden body with a quick rising white 2 finger head. I forgot to note if there was lacing as I drank this in 2 minutes.

S - Nice hop aroma with some citrus, tropical fruit and a slight hint of pine. Minimal malt is detected.

T - Not as balanced as I like APAs. More dominant on the hops, citrus, tropical and pine flavors with not much in the way of malt. I would prefer there be a better malt backbone in an APA.

M - Light bodied, crisp, and wet. I found this to be too carbonated when it was in my mouth. Just seemed to be too much.

O - Easy drinking and refreshing with good flavor. There are better examples of APAs for the same price point that I prefer.

Ri0, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of Tittles
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Tittles, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of tadmuchowski
4/5  rDev +2.6%

tadmuchowski, Jun 14, 2013
Photo of GreenMountainBoy
4.25/5  rDev +9%

GreenMountainBoy, Jun 14, 2013
Photo of sparx1100
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

sparx1100, Jun 14, 2013
Photo of Arsenal0328
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Arsenal0328, Jun 14, 2013
Photo of enelson
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

enelson, Jun 14, 2013
Photo of mscudder
2.75/5  rDev -29.5%

mscudder, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of Zonian1
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Zonian1, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of JMUbrewz
4.25/5  rDev +9%

JMUbrewz, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of Prager62
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Prager62, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of utopiajane
3.99/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a rich gold with an orange hue and slight haze. Frothy eggshell white head that fell off rocky to a cap and collar and left lace all over the glass. Nose is fantastic and tropical. Sweet like candy with light tangerine, orange, grassy, floral and perfumey hops. Malt is sugary sweet, deep with bread and honey. A little yeast on the nose to delight you further. Drinks so well. Smooth, light, sweet pine and orange. Earthy and dry. Plenty of malt depth it has a pilsner like grain that lets you know this is beer not candy. Very easy with a touch of oily bitter on the back palate. This is a full and indulgent ale from Southern Tier.

utopiajane, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of goblin7704
4/5  rDev +2.6%

goblin7704, Jun 11, 2013
Photo of Flashyspoons
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Flashyspoons, Jun 11, 2013
Photo of obrike
3.88/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A buddy brought me a single. Good guy he is.

Light amber pour, a bit cloudy with a soft white head...lovely lacing on this one...actually looks a bit like a hefe.

Digging the scent...Lots of citrus and tropical hops. Malt on the backend.

Taste follows, but feels a bit on the lighter side. Certainly an easy drinker for hot summer months.

A nice pale ale from a very good brewery.

obrike, Jun 11, 2013
Photo of agentli
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

agentli, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of TheMultiYeast
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

TheMultiYeast, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of TempusRob
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

TempusRob, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of bigred89
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

bigred89, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of bsuedekum
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

bsuedekum, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of brother_kenneth
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

brother_kenneth, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of keithmurray
3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle Dated 2.27.2013

Appearance - cloudy golden color with white head

Smell - pine, grapefruit

Taste - pine, grapefruit, orange, mango

Mouthfeel - heavy carbonation from the bottle conditioning, medium bodied, slightly sweet, slightest of bitterness at the back, hoppy finish, crisp

Overall -I like this one from Southern Tier, good, refreshing Pale Ale

Price Point - $1.79/12 oz single

keithmurray, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of bexley10
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

bexley10, Jun 08, 2013
Live from Southern Tier Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,118 ratings.