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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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very good

2,345 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 2,345
Reviews: 928
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.49%
Wants: 49
Gots: 267 | 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:
Beer added by: John on 03-24-2003

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A: Poured into a pint glass. Slightly hazy golden amber color with an off white head with disappointing retention.

S: Smells like tropical fruit, citrus and pine from the hops, with a caramel sweetness as well.

T: Sweetness at first with light caramel and tropical fruit flavors (pineapple & mango). Hoppiness intensifies with citrus (especially orange) and resiny pine flavors. Finish is very nice, a husky residual sweetness combines with the hops to form a pleasent aftertaste that lingers for quite a while.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle served in an Anchor Steam pint glass.

Pours an orange-amber; about as orange as any beer I've seen lately. The off-white head is modest in dize but has decent retention and leaves some lacing. Has a noticeable amount of suspended sediment than eventually settles to the bottom of the glass.

Aroma: very fruity, with hints of earthy spiciness and caramel

Taste: fruity flavor, mainly but not exclusively citrus, with plenty of earthy spiciness and a moderate, piney hop hit mid-sip that carries intop the finish and beyond. Malt flavor is present but in the background. The bitterness of the sizable hop load is clearly tempered by the mix of 4 types of malts.

Medium-thin body with adequate carbonation.

O: a very enjoyable and unusally complex Amer. IPA. Recommended!

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IPA (India Pale Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 2,345 ratings.