Citra Hopped Live Pale Ale
Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Southern Tier Brewing Company
New York, United States
American Pale Ale
3.89 | pDev: 10.28%
Aug 15, 2021
Oct 30, 2012
Beer is made by creating a liquid rich with fermentable material. Yeast, a living organism, is added to the liquid. The yeast floats around the fermenter gobbling up soluble sugar & converting that energy into alcohol. It’s a volatile & active environment. During this time, the beer is literally alive.

Citra Hopped Live is bright, refreshing & loud. We cranked this pale ale up to 11 by adding a generous amount of Citra hops. With that in mind, we wanted the label to reflect the feeling of live music. Live pairs great with toe-tapping or head-banging to your favorite band on stage.

37 IBU
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Rated: 4.09 by JamesStreet from Louisiana

Aug 15, 2021
Rated: 4 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

Jul 16, 2020
Rated: 3.75 by BEER88 from North Carolina

Jan 29, 2020
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Reviewed by HorseheadsHophead from Colorado

3.58/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Clear deep gold, almost copper in color, with a small white head. Good retention.

Smells of generic citrus. Lemon, grapefruit, cracker, and earth.

Tastes of pink grapefruit juice, lemon zest, iced green tea, earthy, hay, and biscuit malt--finishing with a slight citrusy bitterness.

Medium-light mouthfeel, well carbonated, smooth and crisp and just slightly sticky.

A solid pale ale. Refreshing enough.
Dec 31, 2019
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Reviewed by Peach63 from New York

3.96/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Pours golden yellow with a 1/4 inch white head which quickly dissipates. Light lacing.

Aroma is piney, grapefruity, floral.

Taste is piney, citrusy, earthy.

Medium bodied. Moderate carbonation. Semi-dry finish.

A pretty good PA from Southern Tier.
Dec 05, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by Iski100 from Massachusetts

Oct 02, 2019
Rated: 4.01 by Klister from Maine

Aug 19, 2019
Rated: 3.9 by DrBass from Maryland

Jul 21, 2019
Rated: 3.69 by RT-Kris from New York

Apr 07, 2019
Rated: 2.42 by Yoda22 from North Carolina

Apr 02, 2019
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Reviewed by beersampler6 from Michigan

3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Fairly nice pale ale with a good amount of bitterness at the end. Pours a honeyed golden color with some fluffy white head and some spotty lingering lacing. Smells strongly of bitter grapefruit and piney hops, a little malt and caramel. Tastes similarly, along with some mild vanilla. Fairly strong hit of hoppy bitterness, not much sweet malt backbone but it's not bad at all and the hops finish clean. Smooth, thin, mild mouthfeel and decent carbonation. Not my favorite pale ale but certainly enjoyable.
Mar 18, 2019
Rated: 4.5 by Dcwbba from Pennsylvania

Feb 23, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by Carmack from Florida

Feb 16, 2019
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Rated by Iphilo4life from New York

4.7/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
Great beer! That whole Box-O-Pales
from Southern Tier has been great!
Feb 08, 2019
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Reviewed by captaincoffee from Virginia

3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Not much citra here to be honest, but the beer itself is okay. Really average across the board. Almost like a bit of English hops on the nose, which is a bit odd. Flavor could certainly be bigger, but nothing bad here. High drinkability. Oerall, just okay and not something I'd get again.
Jan 20, 2019
Rated: 3.63 by Dkloubec from Illinois

Jan 19, 2019
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Rated by flgimp from Pennsylvania

3.86/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Really nice pale ale. Refreshing citrus taste.
Dec 23, 2018
Rated: 4.01 by bebg835 from New York

Dec 19, 2018
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Reviewed by LarryV from Massachusetts

3.06/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
A rather boring brew from Southern Tier. Had one bottle as part of a mixed 6 pack, glad that's all I bought. Not going to go into details here, but just a boring beer in general.
Dec 03, 2018
Rated: 3.96 by jhlosito75 from Pennsylvania

Nov 25, 2018
Citra Hopped Live Pale Ale from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 1648 ratings