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Goat Boy | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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3.8/5
Very Good
444 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company
New York, United States
southerntierbrewing.com

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by nodder on 03-26-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
88
Ratings:
444
pDev:
11.32%
Bros Score:
3.72
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
73
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 444 |  Reviews: 88
Photo of q33jeff
3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4

**
03/14/2015

Bottle to goblet.
Appearance: dark brown, opaque. Medium white head. Aroma: earthy, malty, barley, brown sugar, caramel. Taste: malt, bread, sugars, nutmeg, wood. A tad flat. A Nice beer.
**

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Photo of StormAles
3.97/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.99/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was poured into a weizen glass. The appearance was a nice looking hazy amber to brown color with a decent two finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute. The lacing was kind of all over the place. The smell had the normal "banana" aroma of a weizenbock showing a nice strength about it. There was a nice caramel/chocolate/lightly spiced background to all of this. The taste was quite flavorful through all of the previously mentioned flavors. There wasn’t any aftertaste, but there was a nicely spiced slightly dry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a medium in body with a decent sessionability about it. The carbonation is fairly smooth and nice. Overall, good weizenbock I’d be willing to have again.

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Photo of HamdenHector
3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: crystal clear; watered down cola brown with burnt orange on the edges; 1 finger light brown head that receded to a splotchy cap; OK lacing;

S: bready, rich, caramel and a bit of dark fruit;

T: bready, dark fruit; more bready up front; more dark fruit and caramel on the finish;
very little bitterness at the end;

O: light to medium bodied; moderate carbonation; moderately dry finish;

O: enjoyable;

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Photo of emerge077
3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ikidunot
4.37/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ClavisAurea
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2014 bottle served cold in a Wizenbock glass

Poured a dark brown with a nice tan head. Lots of sediment that all went into the glass by choice.

Nose: spicy, nutmeg, banana bread, clove, vanilla, malty backbone.

Taste: liquid banana bread. Follows the nose perfectly. Malty sweetness, banana, clove, spicy and esters

What a delightful beer. I would definitely have this again.

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

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of reizorc
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EMV
3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bomber into a tulip glass.

L: Pours a clear dark mahogany color. Hints of red... and two fingers of off-white head. Sticky lacing all over the glass.

S: Malts. Caramel and molassas... sweet and bready.

T/F: Malty and sweet up front... brown sugar and old fashioned candies. Drys out a bit at the finish, with a nondescript hop presence. Sticky and carbonated... definitely coats the tongue. Slightly herbal aftertaste.

O: This is a 'B' effort. A bit too malty... and could use more balance. I don't hate it and it's pretty drinkable... especially given the relatively high ABV. Just kind of expected more.

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Photo of golf4collet
4.38/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JamesLeung
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jason_cs
3.8/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drpimento
3.3/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

I expected a lot more out of this beer and just didn't get all that much. Some malt and not much else. It's ok, decent, but no show stopper for sure. Meh.

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Photo of LeftHanded666
4.06/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jams1220
3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 4ster
3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pat61
4.04/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

L: Pours brilliant chestnut under a clingy, cream colored 1” foam collar. The collar lasts about 4 minutes. Its lacy with a very fine bead. S: Banana, medium high bready malts, faint clove and spice. Medium to medium low yeast aromas. No hop aroma. Balance tilts a little to the malt. T: Big robust malt flavors. The yeast driven weizen flavors are subdued. The banana is low and the clove is hard to discern but the malt character is rich and well developed. Balance ti to the malt. F: Creamy medium to medium full body, medium to medium high carbonation. O: A big luscious weizen bock that is a little far to the malty side.

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Photo of JohnDee
4.15/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.98/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of iheartmyTHO
2.85/5  rDev -25%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Definitely not the beer for me - just way too malty. Based on the description on the bottle, I thought it would have been a bit more Hefeweizen-esque with more of the banana and clove flavors. I kind of get those flavors, but the malt is just so strong.

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Photo of JoeLacy
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ADTaber
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bounty2007
4.21/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a tulip style glass, a reddish hue with a nice white foamy head formed. I get the faint smell of bananas. Very flavorful. I am so glad that I found this in my beer fridge as my wife bought it for me sometime ago. Try it... you know you want to.

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Goat Boy from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 444 ratings
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