Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Southern Tier Brewing Company
New York, United States
Stout - Sweet / Milk
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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4 by JohnDon from Texas on Oct 09, 2018
3.75 by a77cj7 from South Dakota on Nov 23, 2017
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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

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
3.9 by Kurzman from Rhode Island on Apr 18, 2017
4 by runeatdrink from New Jersey on Mar 27, 2017
3.74 by Damian74 from South Carolina on Feb 27, 2017
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4.03/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by Bluerabbitbell from Pennsylvania

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
4.59 by bcsbeer from Florida on Jan 05, 2017
3.89 by mmorris15 from Maine on Dec 20, 2016
3.5 by brpendergast85 from District of Columbia on Dec 17, 2016
4.17 by Timmal from Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016
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3.93/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by mvanaskie13 from Pennsylvania

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
4 by informaticsDoc from Pennsylvania on Nov 14, 2016
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3.32/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25
by GuyFawkes from Illinois

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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3.99/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Act25 from New Jersey

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
3.83 by MI_beerdrinker from Texas on Oct 14, 2016
3.77 by whatname from Pennsylvania on Oct 10, 2016
3.33 by VeganUndead from Virginia on Oct 09, 2016
3.93 by warlock_with_a_backpack from Wisconsin on Oct 05, 2016
3.62 by GetTheYayo from Pennsylvania on Sep 30, 2016
4.28 by Shanty76 from Georgia on Sep 10, 2016
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3.63/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
by cwalter from New York

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
3.55 by cigarbanter from New York on Sep 08, 2016
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4.13/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by taxandbeerguy from Canada (ON)

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
3.95 by K3lso1123 from Michigan on Aug 24, 2016
4.06 by KathyG from Pennsylvania on Jul 16, 2016
4.27 by GangOf1 from Pennsylvania on Jul 06, 2016
2.94 by Urk1127 from New Jersey on Jul 03, 2016
3.87 by SPLITGRIN from Kentucky on Jul 01, 2016
4.35 by RancidAggro from New York on Jun 28, 2016
4.14 by Jeffwise from Pennsylvania on Jun 11, 2016
3.93 by MattXT from Virginia on Jun 10, 2016
3.92 by Stofko1992 from Pennsylvania on Jun 04, 2016
3.99 by DavidST from Texas on Jun 04, 2016
3.71 by CBrodbeck from Florida on Jun 03, 2016
3.75 by Hopheadhiker from New York on May 30, 2016
3.25 by oline73 from Maryland on May 28, 2016
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3.99/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by zshaft from Connecticut

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
2.89 by RickyBfromCT from Connecticut on May 21, 2016
4.41 by AndreRus from Pennsylvania on May 19, 2016
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