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Compass - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

464 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 464
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 12
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Knapp85 on 05-27-2013)
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Reviews by shand:
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shand

Florida

4.38/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The bottle says to drink it cold. Let's drink a cold beer. Compass pours out a stunning yellow with chunky sediment. The aroma is bright, hoppy, and extremely floral. I really love this aroma, as an advocate of both beer and perfumery, this strikes me just right. The beer is also tasty, it keeps on the brightness and floral aspects from the aroma, with a slight underpinning of wheat and spicy malt. The mouthfeel is on the light side and very well carbonated, and the drinkability is great. I really liked this new brew from Southern Tier. It's incredibly drinkable and has a beautiful nose.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2013 01:24:26 | More by shand
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Compass from Southern Tier Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 464 ratings.