Harvest Ale | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Harvest AleHarvest Ale

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

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Fall

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Added by John on 10-19-2003

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Acme Bar and Pizza in Rochester, NY.

Pours a rustic looking orange, with some haze. Almost copper. 1 inch head, with some good lacing down the glass.

Smells very fresh and hoppy- cut grass, some spiciness, herbal, with some citrus as well.

Tastes very same. A very earthy ale, as to expected from the Harvest moniker. Some bready and toasty malts differentiate it from other Harvest ales, as this more closely approximates an ESB. Clean but earthy at the same time.

Medium bodied, crisp, dry mouthfeel. Medium carbonation.

A most excellent seasonal from Southern Tier.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Pours a nice amber gold color, big two finger fluffy white head, nice lacing around the glass.
S - Outstandingly fresh aroma, big pine hop aroma a mild dankness as well, some nice earthy undertones, fresh baked bread, a touch of spice, faint pepper.
T - Very clean and crisp refreshing flavor, nice smooth malt up front then some mild bitterness in the middle, very earthy hop tone and blends together on the finish. Love the fresh bright hop flavor here, you get the pine and grassy flavor with some grapefruit in the back.
M - Refreshing through and through, fades a little faster than you want, but you could definitely down a few.
O - A fall seasonal favorite, excellent brew, though its shelf life is extremely short, found that out last year, so if you dont plan on drinking what you have of it fast, stick to a smaller quantity.

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Harvest Ale from Southern Tier Brewing Company
3.9 out of 5 based on 1,723 ratings.
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