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IPA (India Pale Ale) - Southern Tier Brewing Company

IPA (India Pale Ale)IPA (India Pale Ale)

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87
very good

1,893 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 1893
Reviews: 897
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.69%


Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John on 03-24-2003)
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NickRivers

California

3.48/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A&S - Pours a clear gold with a finger of white head with light lacing. Standard IPA aromas, with nothing jumping out at you. You got some light malt, some carmel tones, fresh citrus and earthy hops, as well as some sweet fruit.

T&M - Hits fizzy with a really attractive carmel, malty front with a hint of alcohol. Some fresh juicy hop flavor comes through a bit but no bitterness is present at this point. The beer then settles down and the bitterness begins to grow. Finish is very bitter and smokey, which takes away from the malty backbone and throws off the drinkability/mouthfeel.

O - A good light bodied IPA that somehow comes in at 7.3. Its very pleasant and juicy but that overly bitter finish threw me off. I look forward to the DIPA as the extra malt will hopefully compliment the fruity hop flavor they had going. If it was locally distributed i'd probably buy it every so often, however it is nothing I would go out of my way for. Try it if you can find it, and definitely try everything else Southern Tier has to offer! Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2011 04:24:55 | More by NickRivers
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IPA (India Pale Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,893 ratings.