Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Southern Tier Brewing Company
New York, United States
Sweet / Milk Stout
3.91 | pDev: 8.95%
Oct 09, 2018
Aug 27, 2014
Very Good
Notes: Double Milk Stout brewed with espresso coffee beans and lemon peels.
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Rated: 4 by JohnDon from Texas

Oct 09, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by a77cj7 from South Dakota

Nov 23, 2017
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Reviewed by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Bottle to nonic pint glass, the appearance was a fairly dark brown color with a thin layer of white foamy head. Swiftly falls off to barely leave any lace. The aroma had a super sweet milk chocolate fudge maltiness. Lemon sweetness. Slight coffee beans and coffee creamer. The flavor leaned towards the sweet side comibining all of the previously mentioned aromas together. Subtle roast here, but not much. Aftertaste was milk chocolate with a touch of the lemon sweetness. Finish was long and sweet. The palate was between light and medium on the body with a fair sessionability about it. Carbonation felt fine. ABV felt fine. Body did feel low, though. Overall, Southern Tier trying to take a style that’s usually overly sweet and keeping it that way.
Jun 22, 2017
Rated: 3.9 by Kurzman from Rhode Island

Apr 18, 2017
Rated: 4 by runeatdrink from New Jersey

Mar 27, 2017
Rated: 3.74 by Damian74 from South Carolina

Feb 27, 2017
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Reviewed by Bluerabbitbell from Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Soft opening at the new location in Pittsburgh. Get some lemon zest taste on this one. Leah liked this one. I was on the fence on this one. What a fun experience to usher in Southern Tier's becoming in Pittsburgh!
Jan 20, 2017
Rated: 4.59 by bcsbeer from Florida

Jan 05, 2017
Rated: 3.89 by mmorris15 from Maine

Dec 20, 2016
Rated: 3.5 by brpendergast85 from District of Columbia

Dec 17, 2016
Rated: 4.17 by Timmal from Pennsylvania

Nov 23, 2016
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Reviewed by mvanaskie13 from Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured into a standard pint glass: color is dark brown, head is light tan and presented 1 inch thick, then dissipated to a ring.

Smell is roasted malt transitioning strong coffee grounds, i see the lemon peel on the ingredient list and it is subtly noticeable.

Taste is roasted malt blended with coffee grounds, hints of lemon rind, then finishes with moderate bitterness. Lactose provides fuller flavor and lingerings sweetness.

Mouthfeel is smooth, moderate carbonation, lingering bitterness and more noticeable espresso qualities of smooth but bitter feel.

Overall s solid hybrid stout; the interplay of lactose and roast/coffee grind bitterness balances well.
Nov 16, 2016
Rated: 4 by informaticsDoc from Pennsylvania

Nov 14, 2016
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Reviewed by GuyFawkes from Illinois

3.32/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25
2014 vintage; drank 1/4/15 @ the Yarchives.

Brown/black hue.

HUGE dark tan head; frothy lace.

Spicy black coffee nose.

Creamy medium mouthfeel.

Pepper heat & creamed coffee flavors up front; mild pickle juice finish. A gross mess; I couldn't finish 12 oz.
Oct 26, 2016
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Reviewed by Act25 from New Jersey

3.99/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Overall - love the brewer and the style.

A: The beer purrs out a deep black body, a black cat with a a short, dense tan head that fades slowly and leaves a thin lace trail on the glass.

S: The aroma contains grass, black coffee, roasted malts and a faint tinge of herbal hops. No char.

T: The taste up fronts with a strong black coffee flavor, then a roasted malt character with grassy, mild hops taking you to the long balanced finish. The after-taste is bitter-sweet licorice.

M: Crisp, with good weight, and smooth, medium body, carbonation, finish is balanced and slightly sticky.

O: As good as they get and I want another. Try 6.
Oct 21, 2016
Rated: 3.83 by MI_beerdrinker from Texas

Oct 14, 2016
Rated: 3.77 by whatname from Pennsylvania

Oct 10, 2016
Rated: 3.33 by VeganUndead from Virginia

Oct 09, 2016
Rated: 3.93 by warlock_with_a_backpack from Wisconsin

Oct 05, 2016
Rated: 3.62 by GetTheYayo from Pennsylvania

Sep 30, 2016
Rated: 4.28 by Shanty76 from Georgia

Sep 10, 2016
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Reviewed by cwalter from New York

3.63/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
Jet black in color with a light tan head about 1 finger in depth. The aroma is tons of roasted coffee and milk chocolate. The taste coffee, milk chocolate and a very slight hint of lemon peel; barely detectable. Mouthfeel is kind of light for a stout. Taste is overall pretty straight forward. Nothing special.
Sep 09, 2016
Rated: 3.55 by cigarbanter from New York

Sep 08, 2016
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Reviewed by taxandbeerguy from Canada (ON)

4.13/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
12 oz pint enjoyed at the Griffon pub in Niagara Falls, USA.

Appearance - nearly black with a coke coloured hue in direct light. A fine finger of tan head that recedes slowly.

Smell - lots of coffee like a fresh pot of strong coffee. Slightly vinous wine aroma backing. Interesting combo.

Taste - pretty much like the nose. Lots of coffee and a creamy creme Brûlée or caramel backing with toffee. Complex and delicious.

Mouthfeel - Super smooth and creamy but a bit thin at the end.

Overall - an excellent milk stout with bigger stout characteristics.
Sep 01, 2016
Rated: 3.95 by K3lso1123 from Michigan

Aug 24, 2016
Rated: 4.06 by KathyG from Pennsylvania

Jul 16, 2016
Rated: 4.27 by GangOf1 from Pennsylvania

Jul 06, 2016
Rated: 2.94 by Urk1127 from Pennsylvania

Jul 03, 2016
Rated: 3.87 by SPLITGRIN from Kentucky

Jul 01, 2016
Rated: 4.35 by RancidAggro from New York

Jun 28, 2016
Rated: 4.14 by Jeffwise from Pennsylvania

Jun 11, 2016
Rated: 3.93 by MattXT from Virginia

Jun 10, 2016
Rated: 3.92 by Stofko1992 from Pennsylvania

Jun 04, 2016
Rated: 3.99 by DavidST from Texas

Jun 04, 2016
Rated: 3.71 by CBrodbeck from Florida

Jun 03, 2016
Rated: 3.75 by Hopheadhiker from New York

May 30, 2016
Rated: 3.25 by oline73 from Maryland

May 28, 2016
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Reviewed by zshaft from Connecticut

3.99/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
nice jet black pour. minimal head. nose of nice coffee and espresso. flavor follows suit with nice soft coffee and bitter chocholate. mellowed a little by the lemon peel which lingers faintly in the background but if you look for it you can find it. pretty normal feel. maybe a little thin but nice. good beer and would get again. not sure if it's a standout in the style but worth a shot.
May 22, 2016
Rated: 2.89 by RickyBfromCT from Connecticut

May 21, 2016
Rated: 4.41 by AndreRus from Pennsylvania

May 19, 2016
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