I-90 | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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17 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by dogfishandi on 10-16-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
17
Reviews:
4
Avg:
3.97
pDev:
15.62%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
2
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 17 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of eskildow
4.39/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

It is red, boy howdy is it red. The vanilla smell in the glass gives it an almost "red velvet cake" appeal. However, the taste of tart cherries is a fresh (is mouth puckering) surprise on the tongue. An almost wine-like consistency.

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Photo of moodyxc9
3.89/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of ClePaul
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Southern Tier I-90 Cherry Sour

Look 8/10
Smell 18/20
Taste 35/40
Feel 8/10
Drinkability 17/20

Overall 86/100

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Photo of rrafnad
2.4/5  rDev -39.5%

Photo of Woppy5
2.92/5  rDev -26.4%

Photo of LarryMyers
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of DrBier
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of Lanstrum
3/5  rDev -24.4%

Photo of crisis44
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of baileym
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of Stinger80OH
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of mcallister
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Tyrawlings
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of amstelcat
5/5  rDev +25.9%

Photo of adamette
3.67/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Live review. Poured from the growler that I bought at World Wines & Liquor in Mentor for $11.99 into a clean, clear pint glass. I continue to enjoy their growler program as the beers that they have on tap are varied and in some cases (like this one) only available on tap.

A Translucent golden yellow body under a one inch egg white head. Pretty standard look. 3.5

S Nice basic floral hops smell with a bit of sweet malt. The floral hops seem to be balanced nicely. There is a certain peppery aspect to the smell as well. This is a good smell. 4.0

T Taste flows directly from the smell. The floral hops predominate, there is a faint malt sweetness but the taste offers something that the smell did not...the certain sense of barley malt husks. Taste is interesting but not mind blowing. 3.5

M Feel is beefed up by that peppery, hops taste but this is a translucent Pale Ale so the feel is probably moderate. It is appropriate to the style but just not that remarkable. 3.0

D/O Drinkability is good. I have not checked the ABV but it does not taste very elevated. Overall this is a safe Pale Ale, an appropriate selection to commemorate Cleveland Beer Week 2011 which is what it was meant to do. 4.0

Notes: I live and often drive up and down Interstate 90 (which is between Southern Tier Brewery in Lakewood, NY and Cleveland, Ohio) but I am not sure of naming a beer for a roadway (what with DUI and all).

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Photo of dogfishandi
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at the empty pint pub at the brewery. poured into a nonic pint glass. according to the bartender this was a pale ale brewed for Cleveland beer week.

pours out a very clear golden color with some nice white head that held some decent retention, thin layer. a little bit of some nice lacing on the glass.

in the aroma some tropical fruits, kind of dank raw pellet hops, and some citrus, maybe lemony. not a super intense hop aroma but fits the pale ale category. a little bit of a grainy aroma as well.

again, from the hops you get some tropical fruits, grapefruit citrus, a bit of lemon citrus, and a slight raw pellet hop flavor. a bit of grains try to balance. again, nothing intensely hoppy but it works for a sessionable pale ale.

mouthfeel is more towards the lighter side, lighter body. some hop bitterness in the finish, nothing really wrecking your palate however. just a touch watery at times.

overall, this is very similar to a lot of Southern Tiers other pale ales (pale, hopsun, mow master). same kind of malt and hop profile, only suddle differences between the 2. i wouldnt really seek this out again, but worth atleast one try.

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I-90 from Southern Tier Brewing Company
3.97 out of 5 based on 17 ratings.
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