Old Man (Winter Ale) | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Old Man (Winter Ale)Old Man (Winter Ale)
BEER INFO

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

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jason on 12-17-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,575
Reviews:
563
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
12.33%
 
 
Wants:
49
Gots:
239
For Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Consumed May 1st, 2012. Brewed on November 2nd, 2011 according to bottle label. Poured into a standard pint glass.

Beer presents as a clear, golden/copper/caramel mix. Sticky one-finger head made of uniform, densely packed tiny bubbles that leave some sticky sheeting behind.

Aroma - faint spices (nutmeg, cinnamon), some brown malts.

Flavor: Starts off with piney bitterness and a touch of indistinct spice. Rich melanoidin midtaste. Caramel on the finish. not as acidic or sharp as I like, but that's not a flaw.

Mouthfeel is slightly oily.

Well done and drinkable, as long as your limit is one. A little too sweet and hot to have more.

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

Nice clear bronze color. Good thickness on the head, excellent retention and a line of lacing after every sip with exceptional stickage.

Roasty malt and piney hop aroma, mildly spicy.

Hearty buttered biscuit malt with a mild hickory smoke. Robust earthy hop character in perfect balance with the malt. Not the most complex but very flavorful and refreshing.

Medium bodied, somewhat dry texture. Lively carbonation.

Really good brew. Solid flavor, a little different from the normal and highly drinkable. I think this is more of a winter warmer than an old ale, however.

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Old Man (Winter Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
3.73 out of 5 based on 1,575 ratings.
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