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Live - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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88
very good

962 Ratings
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Ratings: 962
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 17
Gots: 73 | 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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adam147

New York

4.56/5  rDev +16.6%
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

Serving type: on-tap

06-17-2014 14:07:58 | More by adam147
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bigeyedfish89

Maryland

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-16-2014 19:13:58 | More by bigeyedfish89
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DBow

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-16-2014 18:30:03 | More by DBow
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kmcdonald6809

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

06-16-2014 17:50:09 | More by kmcdonald6809
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BeerBeast

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-15-2014 20:18:44 | More by BeerBeast
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HoppyBastard2

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-15-2014 19:20:26 | More by HoppyBastard2
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JohnnyWasa

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

06-15-2014 15:36:13 | More by JohnnyWasa
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dsauter

Indiana

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-14-2014 23:11:13 | More by dsauter
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

06-14-2014 22:42:26 | More by TimoP
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ImFnKrazy

Pennsylvania

4.38/5  rDev +12%
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!

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2014 02:24:29 | More by ImFnKrazy
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AMCimpi

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

06-11-2014 14:06:00 | More by AMCimpi
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Gus_13

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

06-10-2014 20:57:36 | More by Gus_13
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Billybrewboy

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

06-10-2014 12:40:29 | More by Billybrewboy
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KevMo84

California

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

06-09-2014 00:00:34 | More by KevMo84
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xJMFCx

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

06-07-2014 21:05:43 | More by xJMFCx
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eduardolinhalis

Switzerland

4.08/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

330ml bottle served in a tulip glass.

A: Pours a slightly hazy orange color forming a medium and bubbled white head with medium to low retention and some lacings left in the glass. Lots of particles floating around that I suppose are the result of dry hopping

S: Great nose. Very flowery, fruity and piny. Strong notes of tropical fruits, pine and a touch of citrus. Strong notes of pale malts, mainly Maris Otter. Reminded me the Brewdog Punk IPA. End is a bit earthy. Refreshing...

T: Slightly sweet malts in the beginning. It's always nice the combination of Maris Otter malts and piny hops. Makes it more refreshing and with a strong tropical fruits character. Moderate hop bitterness in the end

M: Light body. Medium carbonation. Something to be mention is the water quality of Southern Tier that gives the beer a quite smooth texture. Piny and fruity aftertaste

O: Great drinkability. An APA that could be easily classified as an IPA. Quite hoppy, refreshing and... Delicious

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2014 20:47:27 | More by eduardolinhalis
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dpomranky1

Virginia

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-05-2014 19:38:52 | More by dpomranky1
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IAmHollywood13

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-05-2014 17:21:16 | More by IAmHollywood13
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Soterios

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

06-05-2014 12:53:22 | More by Soterios
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amvrana

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-05-2014 00:50:49 | More by amvrana
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pmorris71

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

06-02-2014 01:20:28 | More by pmorris71
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wiegs4life

Pennsylvania

4.09/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Had on tap at Isaac Newton's in Newtown, PA. Served in a pint glass. Yellowish amber color. Closest pale ale I've had to an IPA. I very much enjoyed this beer. I find this as a good beer for those who aren't in the mood for all the bitterness of a full IPA.

Serving type: on-tap

06-01-2014 23:25:45 | More by wiegs4life
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emeyer

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

05-31-2014 06:58:30 | More by emeyer
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icculus71

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

05-30-2014 19:47:01 | More by icculus71
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FFATS

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2.3%

05-29-2014 04:04:12 | More by FFATS
Live from Southern Tier Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 962 ratings.