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Live - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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very good

1,129 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,129
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.51%
Wants: 19
Gots: 125 | 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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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
Photo of Mark5252
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Mark5252, Jun 08, 2013
Photo of stephenjmoore
3.9/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Golden body with a slight haze due to the yeast. Big, fluffy white head that fizzes as it settles.

S- Nice hop aroma with some citrus, tropical fruit and a slight hint of pine. A toasted malt aroma is present as well.

T- More balanced than the aroma would indicate. Some of the tropical and pine flavors sneak through the malt backbone.

M- Medium bodied with the yeast providing a good presence. Very good carbonation.

O- This is a good pale ale, I could put back a few of these with no complaints.

stephenjmoore, Jun 07, 2013
Photo of BierStein711
4.03/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draught into shaker pint.

Two finger head, after agitation capable of four finger head. Head disappeared after two minutes.

Smells: Pine and resin

Taste: Pine and citrus, with a slight hint of herb at the end.

Mouthfeel: Balanced

Overall, this beer has whetted my appetite for Southern Tier, I shall explore them more.

BierStein711, Jun 06, 2013
Photo of outsider
4/5  rDev +2.6%

outsider, Jun 06, 2013
Photo of russpowell
3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazed honey color with a finger of pearl colored head. Never completely drops bright okay lacing & head retention

S: Lemons, grassyness & pineapple, all fade a bit as this warms

T: Pineapple, a kiss of pineyness, & light biscuitty malt up front. More pineapple, a touch of pear & dryness as this warms. Finishes dry with pineapple, grassyness & touch of pear

MF: Medium bodied, crisp, great balance

Super drinkability, not great on the verge of greatness

russpowell, Jun 05, 2013
Photo of jhartley
3.95/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz. bomber into a pint glass. Bottled on 10/26/2012, a little older than I would like, but took a chance on it; $4.50 wasn't that much to be out if it was a drain pour.
A golden tangerine orange body with a frothy 1 finger sea foam looking head. Bottle conditioning leaves a nice murky look to the body.
Smell is outrageous even at 7+months! Citrus: Oranges, tangerines, some grapefruit. Peaches and some dank herbal aromas at the end.
Taste is more of the same, citrus and dankness, especially at the end of the pour with the extra yeast, my favorite! A nice malt balance, not that the hops are overly bitter, but a nice balance to be sure.
Nice and smooth, very easy drinking pale ale with a nice low abv. Could knock back a ton of this in the summer time! Really want to find some fresher than this to really see how the 4 hops and 4 malts interact. Definitely impressed with this, will be a go-to when I can't find anything else.

jhartley, Jun 05, 2013
Photo of Denoas
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Denoas, Jun 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

Hopheadjeffery, Jun 04, 2013
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.85/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at the 2013 Firestone Walker Invitational held at the Paso Robles Event Center in Paso Robles, CA.

Pours a murky orange with a foamy off-white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus zest, and onion and garlic hop aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus and herbal flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that tastes better than it smells in my opinion.

UCLABrewN84, Jun 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

bigbluebeerguy, Jun 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

rdoggg, Jun 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

StoutIrish, Jun 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.1%

Syracuse12, Jun 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

Chugs13, Jun 03, 2013
Live from Southern Tier Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,129 ratings.