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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

2,107 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 2,107
Reviews: 906
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.46%
Wants: 41
Gots: 115 | 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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nUgZ

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-04-2012 20:45:52 | More by nUgZ
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

3.73/5  rDev -2.9%

355ml bottle form 'Beers of Europe' and poured into a Corsendonk badged stemmed tulip glass @ home on 2 Nov 2012 during a 'random beer tasting evening'.

The beer is a good golden looking brew with a full off-white/white head of large bubbles.

The nose and taste is a pleasant hop blend of bitterness and floral notes which combine together very well. Although hoppier than most IPA's we get in the UK this one wasn't 'in your face' and stupidly over hopped.

Easy drinking IPA I'd happily have again.

11-04-2012 12:50:35 | More by BlackHaddock
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THEGENERALISMO

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

11-02-2012 00:49:37 | More by THEGENERALISMO
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Lincolnman

New York

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-01-2012 22:44:50 | More by Lincolnman
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banger7

New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

11-01-2012 18:57:12 | More by banger7
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GiantMidget

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

10-30-2012 23:40:41 | More by GiantMidget
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RyanSBrennan

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

10-29-2012 23:48:00 | More by RyanSBrennan
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javahead71

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

10-29-2012 19:14:10 | More by javahead71
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ssimpson89

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

10-29-2012 01:22:29 | More by ssimpson89
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cclark67789

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

10-29-2012 00:31:27 | More by cclark67789
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mtnwesdew

New York

4/5  rDev +4.2%

10-28-2012 01:59:30 | More by mtnwesdew
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Thedaver4220

Illinois

3.8/5  rDev -1%

12 oz. Bottle pourd into pint glass

Southern Tier IPA pour a clear golden with about a finger of creamy off-white head. Not much of nose on this one. It smells kinda bready with a touch of hops. The taste and mouthfeel is the saving grace of this beer. It is well balanced with a medium body. It drinks super easy, and I can't believe it was 7.3% abv!! All in all it's a good beer.

10-27-2012 05:15:50 | More by Thedaver4220
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brbrocc

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

10-26-2012 23:08:31 | More by brbrocc
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Envelopes

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

10-26-2012 14:30:32 | More by Envelopes
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Joel12

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

10-23-2012 01:31:27 | More by Joel12
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monstarr1234


4.65/5  rDev +21.1%

I'm not going to go all nuts talking about the color of this beer and all of the flavors I taste in it, but I'm just going to say that it's a BAD ASS IPA that I would recommend to any IPA fans out there.

Being kind of new to the IPA scene (about 2 years) Iv'e been personally looking for one that I really enjoy, and I just found it.

Congrats to Southern Tier on making an awesome IPA.

Personally speaking, it's is my favorite "bottled" version of any IPA that Iv'e tasted out there so far.

10-21-2012 22:11:00 | More by monstarr1234
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

10-20-2012 22:22:28 | More by hollywood_15063
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4Socialanxiety

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

10-20-2012 20:45:01 | More by 4Socialanxiety
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dlin0sbb

Ohio

4/5  rDev +4.2%

10-20-2012 19:35:34 | More by dlin0sbb
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CarolinaKev

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

10-20-2012 07:15:25 | More by CarolinaKev
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schoolboy

Ohio

4.08/5  rDev +6.3%

This is an extremely sessionable IPA. It is a bit creamy and thus easy drinking. I have long been a big Southern Tier fan and 2X IPA is one of my favorites, but lately I don't want to get so wasted, and this is very drinkable without being wimpy.

It is very pretty in the glass - clear and nice copper color. The aroma is a little weak but nice. It is smooth and well balanced tasting. This is an IPA to recommend to anyone and a great gateway drug for the uninitiated.

10-19-2012 23:49:25 | More by schoolboy
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neliam24

New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

10-19-2012 22:24:25 | More by neliam24
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Whimpers

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

10-17-2012 22:37:39 | More by Whimpers
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WanderingFool

Massachusetts

3.6/5  rDev -6.3%

Southern Tier IPA pours a clear amber with a moderate, creamy head on top. The foam dissolves slowly leaving behind a netted pattern of lace on the glass. A flurry of bubbles rise to the surface.

The aroma is not very strong and is more malty than hoppy. Caramel and bread with a touch of citrus are most noticeable.

Each sip of this medium to full bodied beer is creamy with light carbonation. The flavor begins with sweet caramel malt and a little bready note. Some bitterness moves in towards the end and it finishes with orange citrus and pine. Once gone the piney bitterness lingers on the palate.

This is a beautiful beer with a great mouthfeel, but I'd like to see more hop aroma and flavor. It hides the 7% abv well and is quite easy to drink.

10-16-2012 22:00:57 | More by WanderingFool
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featthebeard79beerhead


4.18/5  rDev +8.9%

Pours to a fairly dark orange. Orange but clear decent head that's fluffy and chunky and has some lacing.

Smells of malts and roasted caramel .very sweet smell.

Taste of malts at first Carmel and roasted flavor followed by hopps slight citrus taste and finishes dry and bitter. Good balance of malt and hopps .

Overall I would drink this again it is definitely IPA with less hoppy bite and more of well blended mix of malt and hoppy. Abv is hidden nicely. I like this brew not my favorite IPA but definitely a good one I prefer a little more hopp bite I am a hoppy junky but this beer is worth trying if you like IPA which I do I'm new to craft beer and I dream of IPA they are far my favorite style just can't seem to get enough. One downfall that may seem trivial but the label is cheap I prefer a nicely painted bottle or good sticker over a paper label which makes the beer seem cheap and at 12 bucks for 6 its not cheap

10-16-2012 21:27:30 | More by featthebeard79beerhead
IPA (India Pale Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 2,107 ratings.