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

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Phin & Matt's Extraordinary AlePhin & Matt's Extraordinary Ale

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours out a clear yellow with one finger of white small creamy suds. No lacing to speak of.
Smell is slightly malty with very faint fruityness like lemon and the hop is in there too.
Taste is refreshingly clean and flavors of darkness follow the initial wateryness.
Second taste brings out the hop flavors and the bitter maltyness. This is a complex flavorful brew that is hard to pin down.
Mouthfeel is all over the place. It starts out very clean and refreshing then it gets slightly sticky and bitter then leaves the palate for just a tad then the dark bitterness sticks around in the back of the throat.
Overall this is a cool beer. I could see sessioning this one and using it as a great lawnmower beer. Very nice.

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a wine glass.

Appearance - a golden yellow color...unfortunately there is zero head. I love some good brew head.

Smell - not too much of an aroma.

Taste - not too much of a taste.

Mouthfeel - pretty average.

Overall - one of the weaker offerings from Southern Tier :(

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass.

A: Clear gold-tinted yellow with one-finger, white, creamy head that lasted a couple minutes. Ok lacing.

S: Hops and caramel malt.

T: Light to moderate sweetness and light bitterness. Lots of toasted malt flavor. Not much hop flavor.

M: Medium bodied with fizzy carbonation. Crisp.

O: Average pale ale. Nothing stands out really, but it's not bad.

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Phin & Matt's Extraordinary Ale from Southern Tier Brewing Company
3.57 out of 5 based on 1,491 ratings.
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