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Compass - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

589 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 589
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 14
Gots: 55 | 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:
Beer added by: Knapp85 on 05-27-2013

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Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.31/5  rDev -14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.74/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.81/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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4.26/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.44/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22 oz bomber, definitely a bottle
Conditioned sparking ale flavor with citrus. Very subtle 9% abv.

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4.04/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I am extremely fond of this beer. It has become a strong favorite on my list of proffered beers. Easy drinking beer. Very little bitterness, or left-over after taste. The 9,00% ABV is a very big Positive to my liking this beer. Good beer for a hot day. Compass is an appropriate name for this beer,because it guides me to a place I like to be. I wish I could find this in more stores.

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3.8/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.47/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bomber into a Cigar City pint glass.

A: Hazy light gold, with a two-finger white fluffy with good retention. Fairly low visible carbonation.

S: Citrus fruits, flowery and perfumey notes, grassy hops, some cracker malts, and a touch of resin.

T: Citrus (orange and tangelo) hop flavor, citrus pith, perfumey and flowery (I wonder if this last one could be the power of suggestion?). Bitterness level is fairly moderated, and relatively balanced with the light cracker malts. Hop bitterness and residual cracker malt sweetness in the hang.

M: Light body, good carbonation sensation, alcohol presence seems more noticeable that I expected.

O: Not my favorite at all. It's interesting, but it doesn't seem hoppy enough for the style. I find the flowery aspects a little weird as well. I won't be looking for another bottle.

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Compass from Southern Tier Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 589 ratings.