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Compass - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

507 Ratings
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Ratings: 507
Reviews: 110
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 11
Gots: 44 | 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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Ruke8911


4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

06-13-2014 22:53:16 | More by Ruke8911
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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

06-13-2014 05:36:17 | More by Zetcha7x
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Walshwi

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

06-12-2014 22:38:10 | More by Walshwi
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-11-2014 13:07:24 | More by InspectorBob
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BenSparks34

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

06-09-2014 20:46:39 | More by BenSparks34
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billhelm

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-09-2014 14:47:18 | More by billhelm
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DCHritz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-08-2014 01:10:48 | More by DCHritz
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DrStiffington

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-08-2014 00:17:15 | More by DrStiffington
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greyghost86

Delaware

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-07-2014 12:14:42 | More by greyghost86
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.91/5  rDev +1.6%

Pours a slightly hazed amber with a finger of pearl colored head. Above average head retention & alright lacing

S: Tropical fruit, breadyness

T: Pineapple, some grapefruit, breadyness & a little dryness up front. Grassy hops, mix in with pineyness, a little dryness & grapefruit peel. More pineapple, grapefruit, & slight breadyness in the finish, along with boozeyness

MF: Medium bodied, lively carbonation, nicely balanced, warming

Sparkling ale? Not sure you can have one at 9.0 ABV, but if you can this is damn tasty & drinkable. Southern Tier, you have made me happy again! Get this 4 or six packs

06-06-2014 04:10:34 | More by russpowell
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kjo86

Missouri

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-03-2014 23:44:02 | More by kjo86
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mjc3151

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-03-2014 02:30:12 | More by mjc3151
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

4.04/5  rDev +4.9%

22 oz.

Pours a hazy lemon orange color, sugar white head retains as a film.

Smells of orange citrus, fresh floral hops, roses, honey and sweet bready malt.

Tastes of honey, roses, and spice floral hops with some dry hop bitterness and subdued malt character. Some coriander and chamomile might be mixed in there as well.

Medium to full body with stinging carbonation on the tip of the tongue that turns tingly going down.

Really nice flavorful ale, feels lighter than it is and goes down smooth. Southern Tier's track record is excellent and this is no exception.

06-02-2014 16:36:45 | More by Cylinsier
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RyFikes

New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-02-2014 13:07:17 | More by RyFikes
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neckbracesub

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-29-2014 22:59:57 | More by neckbracesub
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FrankShirley

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-29-2014 21:46:59 | More by FrankShirley
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rkcrozier

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

05-27-2014 19:57:14 | More by rkcrozier
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schoolboy

Ohio

4.1/5  rDev +6.5%

This is another of those great big Southern Tier brews of which I am so fond.

It pours a pretty yellow fizz, with a rich aroma one would expect from a big APA - rich and hoppy, malty, etc., and it never quits. There was a lot of stuff suspended in the brew.

The taste epitomizes APA - rich, hoppy, dry, yet full. The aftertaste is dry and bitter.

This is another go to brew from Southern Tier.

05-26-2014 00:27:45 | More by schoolboy
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Swaino

New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-24-2014 11:17:21 | More by Swaino
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timoteo833

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-24-2014 03:15:36 | More by timoteo833
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thezach

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-23-2014 04:50:32 | More by thezach
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Austin_Cohen

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

05-23-2014 02:15:50 | More by Austin_Cohen
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sendbeer

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

05-20-2014 16:15:35 | More by sendbeer
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nodder

New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-19-2014 19:19:28 | More by nodder
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cjohns73

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-19-2014 00:30:57 | More by cjohns73
Compass from Southern Tier Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 507 ratings.