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IPA (India Pale Ale) - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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

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BA SCORE
86
very good

2,059 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 2,059
Reviews: 903
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.46%
Wants: 37
Gots: 93 | FT: 0
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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markaberrant

Saskatchewan (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - mostly clear, peachy orange colour, white head with good retention and a sheet of lace.

S - medium light citrus hops, some sweetish tropical notes, light malt aroma, clean

T - sweet hops upfront blend in with caramel malt sweetness, tropical fruity hop notes, bitterness is somewhat reserved, but blends well with drying alcohol. Malt character is largely absent, just sort of there.

M - medium body, very creamy, gives the impression of fullness, medium carbonation, mild alcohol warmth

D - this doesn't really make you go "wow," but it's a serviceable IPA

The tropical fruit I'm picking up is very nice, but it's just not strong enough. The malt profile tastes a little "dirty" if you will, as opposed to clean. The mouthfeel is too heavy, I prefer a crispness in an IPA that this is lacking. I suppose I'd be happy if I could get this locally, but it's nothing to go out of your way for.

Thanks to NASH for the bottle!

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2008 01:54:15 | More by markaberrant
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IPA (India Pale Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 2,059 ratings.