Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Southern Tier Brewing Company
New York, United States
Imperial IPA
3.97 | pDev: 8.82%
Dec 28, 2021
Feb 25, 2016
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Rated: 3.67 by DVMin98 from North Carolina

Dec 28, 2021
Rated: 3.74 by Dbot from Delaware

Dec 18, 2020
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Reviewed by jmdrpi from Pennsylvania

3.66/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
12 oz bottle

orange golden in color, white head. aroma is pithy citrus - orange, tangerine, grapefruit. taste is fairly fruity too - medium bitterness. medium bodied.
May 29, 2018
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Reviewed by WoodBrew from Ohio

2.99/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75
I bought a bottle of this off the single shelf at the Giant Eagle just down the street. It poured a clear golden with thin white head that is not leaving any lace. The scent and taste reminded my of orange flavored medicine tablets I took as a kid. Big alcohol presence as well. The mouthfeel was medium in body with good carbonation. Overall the bottle I got was bottled in June 2017...so almost 9 mos old....wasnt a great beer for me.
Feb 03, 2018
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Reviewed by mvanaskie13 from Pennsylvania

3.44/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Picked up at wegmans, DOB on bottle noted as 6.12.17:

Poured into grip shaped goblet: color is gold, head is bright white with fine bubbles, head laces the glass sides, lingers with a top.

Smell is light citrus rind, i guess thats tangerine, hint of biscuit malt.

Taste is bit citrus rind bitterness that is a bit more bitter than i anticipated - maybe its the age of the brew that has caused some unwanted bitter rind dominant flavors. Flavor finishes with lighter malt and hint of grassy hops.

Mouthfeel is moderate with some carbonation and lingering bitter dryness.

Overall an add take on the fruited hoppy beer with a strong bitter citrus rind aroma and flavor.
Jan 13, 2018
Rated: 4.35 by BeerNDoggerel from Illinois

Dec 12, 2017
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Reviewed by Ozzylizard from Pennsylvania

3.77/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
$ 10.00 (Including tax)/six-pack of 12 oz bottles ($ 0.139/oz) at Franklin Beer, Franklin, PA.
DOB 06/16/17. Stored on the shelf at the store, in my 42 degree reefer at home. Served at 42 degrees in a hand washed and dried Jester King snifter.
Aroma – Initially, general citrus with some sourness. Rapidly fades.
Head – Just breaks into large (Maximum 4 cm, aggressive pour), off white, creamy with rocks, average retention, diminishing to a nine to ten mm frothy ring fed by effervescence. There is a mostly thin complete layer with a couple rocky islands.
Lacing – Excellent. Thick complete rings of almost exclusively tiny bubbles, connected by short columns.
Body – Orange, chill haze, effervescent.
Flavor – Begins with a slightly bitter general citrus flavor with the bitterness more like the white reticulum associated with citrus peel than from malt or hops. A bit of malt sneaks through, probably because of the age of this beer. No alcohol, no hops, no diacetyl.
Palate – Medium, watery, soft carbonation.

Impression: Actually pretty passable for a nearly five-month old DIPA. The citrus is more generic than tangerine, but that could be due to the age of the beer. In general, I have found the 2X series of beers from ST to be more flavorful and enjoyable than their regular beers, even if not better rated. Since this is rotating brew, I’ll try to snag some earlier next year. The price point is excellent.

Appearance 4, Aroma 3.75, Flavor 3.75, Palate 3.75, Overall 3.75.
Oct 24, 2017
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Reviewed by Act25 from New Jersey

3.66/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Not much to offer about this beer except steer clear.
(But I otherwise enjoy the brewer)
a) Body a orange-reddish golden pour... finishes flat, leaves no lace. (Fruit kills body)
s) Offers tangerine... sweet citrus and fruit, and little else.
t) Tangerine dominates the palate. sweet citrus... orange juice and too much fruit!
f) Fruit thins this to juice.
o) Can anyone make decent tangerine ale? So why bother? Pass.
Oct 21, 2017
Rated: 3.5 by razorsdescent from Pennsylvania

Oct 16, 2017
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Rated by Cindicameron from Virginia

4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Enjoyed it. Definitely citrusy.
Oct 15, 2017
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Rated by pathman from Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
9/30/17 bottle
Oct 01, 2017
Rated: 4.06 by rarigney from Washington

Sep 28, 2017
Rated: 3.93 by DMc8ride from California

Sep 26, 2017
Rated: 3.62 by Donkster46 from Washington

Sep 20, 2017
Rated: 4.06 by BeerAndFilm from Oregon

Sep 19, 2017
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Reviewed by tigg924 from Massachusetts

3.6/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Pours clear, gold in color with minimal head. Taste is earl grey tea with tangerine on the aftertaste. Medium heavy bodied, moderate carbonation and slightly bitter. Makes for a tasty and above average ipa...I prefer others but this is solid.
Sep 09, 2017
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Reviewed by EMV from Pennsylvania

3.81/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Pint glass

L: Cleary golden pour... 2 fingers of foamy white head. Nice lacing.

S: Tangerine... sweet citrus and fruit.

T/F: Light grains and sweet without a lot of malt character. The tangerine overwhelms the palate, but not in a terrible way. Sweet citrus... orange juice with some underlying floral notes and pepper. Bitterness is present but hidden. Light in body... warming with a bittersweet finish. heavy on the citrus.

O: For a tangerine DIPA it's better than most. It's a little sweet but this works pretty well for this brew. Refreshing and definitely a summer beer.
Sep 05, 2017
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Rated by Bluerabbitbell from Pennsylvania

4.26/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Really digging double IPAs right now!
Sep 01, 2017
Rated: 4 by alexsergio from New York

Aug 25, 2017
Rated: 3.88 by GratefulNole from New York

Aug 15, 2017
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