Phin & Matt's Extraordinary Ale | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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81
good
1,492 Ratings
THE BROS
79
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Phin & Matt's Extraordinary AlePhin & Matt's Extraordinary Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by wailingwench on 10-29-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,492
Reviews:
622
Avg:
3.57
pDev:
13.73%
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
143
For Trade:
1
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Photo of millerbuffoon
3.67/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WastingFreetime
3.73/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cdidden
3.13/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of entenduintransit
3.36/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sjones5045
3.79/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DASA10
3.22/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Psg5062
3.69/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Thunderballroom
3.85/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wheels2532
3.77/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nunya
3.84/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of acurtis
3.44/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mackeyse
3.42/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PhysicsBrew
3.24/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fscottkey
3.26/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: [4.00] Golden to a slightly copper tone. The beer forms a nice 1 finger white head. the head is mostly dense bubbles with chunkier bubbles mixed in. The head clings to the glass forming nice lacing. The bottle lists the ABV (5.7%). I can't find any date information on the bottle.

S: [3.00] Mild scents. Some mild toffee and caramel. There are no pronounced aromas.

T: [3.25] The beer has a surprising bitter start. It leads into a soapy/cilantro type flavor. The bitterness gives way to a mildly sweet finish.

M: [3.50] It is pretty "tight" and dry feeling. Like a dry wine.

O: [3.25] This is a decent ale. I was surprised at the lack of a nose on the beer. The flavor is another surprise. It leads with some bitter and is dry throughout. Overall I feel like there are better beers but I think this beer would be an excellent pairing with sharp cheddar.

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Photo of ajdemma
3.4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wattersmike90
3.48/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EvoRich
4.16/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Pours a golden, orangish yellow color. ead is big, but fizzy, and fades quickly to nearly nothing

Smell: Citrus hops, orange, lemon peel, not very malty.

Taste: Bitter lemon peel and hops. A bit malty at the finish.

Feel: Highly carbonated, with a light bodied feel.

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Photo of Iamjeff6
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ManBearPat
4.57/5  rDev +28%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Probably the single beer that got me in to beer. The only reason I will always rate it highly

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Photo of Hop_God
3.6/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hophead123
5/5  rDev +40.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of my new favorite APA's. If you've had a ROW by southern tier it's similar. Not to hoppy and it goes down very easy. Will be buying this again. New fan

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Photo of jshusc
3.56/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aussiebeer
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jaybirdbrew
4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dbs3268
3.55/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Phin & Matt's Extraordinary Ale from Southern Tier Brewing Company
3.57 out of 5 based on 1,492 ratings.
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