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Southern Tier Brewing Company
New York, United States
American Pale Ale
3.46 | pDev: 14.16%
Aug 23, 2020
Mar 15, 2019
Clean, with subtle yet bright Citra and Mosaic hop character, and a touch of malt sweetness. A craft light with a focus on flavor. Complex and refined and only 110 calories.

15 IBU
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Rated: 3.5 by Velivolus1 from Vermont

Aug 23, 2020
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Reviewed by Peach63 from New York

2.86/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3
Pours pale yellow with a 2 inch white head, which lasts. Heavy lacing.

Aroma is grass, bread.

Taste is grassy, soapy, bready, rather bland.

Light bodied, thin and watery, very light carbonation. Semi-dry finish.

Well, it's a light beer. Don't expect much.
May 06, 2020
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Reviewed by GreesyFizeek from New York

4.01/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
This one pours a light golden yellow color, with a small head, and lots of lacing.

This smells like lemony and grapefruit hops, biscuity malt, and some light bitterness.

This is extremely light, but that is by design. It works well for me, with that very light juicy and slightly bitter hop character. It works well in the spaces between - there's not a lot there, but there's no off flavors, and it's very smooth.

This is light bodied, and extremely drinkable, with a crisp finish.

This does well at what it's trying to do, and that should be commended.
Apr 14, 2020
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Reviewed by tone77 from Pennsylvania

3.72/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75
Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of oranges, grapefruit. Taste has plenty of oranges, light grapefruit. Feels medium/light bodied in the mouth and overall this is a fine job of packing flavor into a 110 calorie, 4.0% abv beer.
Mar 10, 2020
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Reviewed by zeff80 from Missouri

3.52/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
12oz skinny can. Poured out a clear, golden orange color with a small, white head of foam. It smelled of citrus, floral notes and subtle caramel. Sweet citrus taste with a mild bitterness.
Feb 23, 2020
Rated: 3.45 by RBorsato from Virginia

Jan 27, 2020
Rated: 2 by SiepJones from Pennsylvania

Jan 02, 2020
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Reviewed by HoppingMadMonk from New Jersey

3.68/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Medium carbonation, just a bit of a watery feel
Aroma is citrus , orange and grapefruit peel and fruit
Taste is stronger than aroma hints at and for what their going for here it's not bad. Theres also a hint of pine in the taste
Oct 24, 2019
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Rated by Chuck71 from New Jersey

4.63/5  rDev +33.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5
I love southern tier brewing. This is a great jammer in a slim can like six point. Excellent light craft beer...cheers!
Oct 22, 2019
Rated: 3.33 by BeenTired from Pennsylvania

Sep 27, 2019
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
southern tier is doing it too huh? another brewery getting on the low cal bandwagon. i guess a response to white claw was needed, but im not sure this is the answer. this is a solid beer though for the summer, not as light and stripped of character as a lot of them have been so far, and nice and refreshing, i just wish my can was a little colder when i had it. i have never seen these tall skinny cans from southern tier before, maybe trying to differentiate this one, or make it look more like a while claw, whatever. the citra and mosaic are obvious in this, and that might be all for the hops, not going to call the combo boring because its so classic now, but i will say this isnt the most interesting hoppy beer in the game, not by a long shot. real light on the malt, almost pils-esque, maybe a little less crackery, more blonde style, but the hops do have some bitterness which is nice, and the carbonation being so high makes it very refreshing. i think this just used to be called a session ipa, but now we call it health conscious beer, lame. a bit of floral honey at the end, but quite clean. simple but good, id take this over many of the others ive had trying to do the same thing. a total pounder.
Aug 20, 2019
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Reviewed by Lucular from Maryland

3.56/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Okay, so this beer is listed here as an APA; the can says it's a blonde ale; but IMO it's clearly a session IPA. Regardless, it's a hoppy, light beer with lots of citrus notes along with hints of pine and tropical fruit. Would be great at the beach.
Aug 19, 2019
Rated: 3.41 by alexsergio from New York

Aug 08, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by Gemini6 from Michigan

Aug 08, 2019
Rated: 3.38 by PaleAleWalt from New York

Aug 02, 2019
Rated: 3.56 by acurtis from New Jersey

Jul 26, 2019
Rated: 3.07 by Rubezahl from Pennsylvania

Jul 25, 2019
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Reviewed by Nephilium from Ohio

3.4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Light biscuit aroma, pours a slightly hazy pale yellow with a dusting of white head. Very light bodied, mild sweetness to begin with, fades to a mildly earthy bitter finish. An easy drinking beer, and a nice summer sipper.
Jul 17, 2019
Rated: 3.8 by ajdemma from New York

Jul 08, 2019
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Reviewed by tigg924 from Massachusetts

4.33/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25
Pours clear, gold with 1/2 inch head. Taste is lemon, lime, and pilsner malt. Light bodied, medium high carbonation, slightly bitter. Loads of flavor for four percent. Great session beer. Lots of great tropical flavor. Could have several of these. One of the better recent Southern Tier ipas.
Jun 27, 2019
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