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Live Bottle Conditioned Pale Ale | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Live Bottle Conditioned Pale AleLive Bottle Conditioned Pale Ale
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3.89/5
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1,535 Ratings
Live Bottle Conditioned Pale AleLive Bottle Conditioned Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by rab53 on 10-30-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,581
Reviews:
253
Ratings:
1,535
pDev:
10.54%
Bros Score:
3.66
 
 
Wants:
38
Gots:
369
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 1,535 |  Reviews: 253
Photo of Khaack
3.91/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mitch3114
3.5/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NyBeerBro
4.21/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wmcgar01
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GinDC
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of seakayak
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MurphyMacManus
4.56/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

12oz. can into oversized wine glass.

Look: Pale amber with a decently sized head that fades to a thick layer of lace.

Smell: Fresh citrus peel. A bit spicy.

Taste: Big, refreshing citric hop character right up front. The malt backbone balances without adding much in the way of sweetness. It's there more as a backdrop for the hops to come through. Little lingering bitterness in the finish.

Feel: Bright, tight carbonation and moderate body. The carbonation lifts the flavors and keeps anything from lingering too much.

Overall: Bright and refreshing. Less of a lingering hop character than other beers of this style, which makes it very drinkable.

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Photo of snowmageddon
3.53/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of atniup
4.32/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This is such an enjoyable beer. I even like the marketing. The beer is balanced so well under a surprisingly large head. The feel is smooth, the flavor is smooth, very hoppy. It's so bright and colorful in the glass. You could drink one of these or eight of them and be satisfied.

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Photo of tigg924
3.5/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours clear, gold in color with 1/2 inch head. Taste is pale malt, grain, white sugar, and grapefruit rind. Bitter with a touch of underlying sweetness, moderate carbonation, and medium light body. Makes for a straightforward and clean pale ale. Above average, not a beer I would turn down, but still not one I would rush out to get. A solid pale ale.

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Photo of CHigby2K6
4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tbone2131
3.94/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cgrunin
3.86/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Shaneput
4.45/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mojohawk21
3.88/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Schlitz74
3.44/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a pretty good APA, nice white head and a good amount of lacing. I do prefer Sierra Nevada better. Over all this is a pretty good beer

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Photo of Urk1127
3.54/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of twillingthenoz
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of decker1313
3.64/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

refrigerated bottle, dob 1/19/17 poured into glass

A - golden yellow, slight haze, slight bubbly head quickly dissipates to a bubbly ringed lace, slow, persistent carbonation

S - sweet, citrus,

T - sweet, fruity, hop bitterness, floral afternotes

M - medium body, seems to linger in mouth, carbonation is mild

O - flavorful aromatic beer, taste was a bit hoppy for my preferences, body feels a bit heavy for a proclaiming session apa.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigMike
3.33/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kurzman
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of prisdefer
3/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Cpmitchno1
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Live Bottle Conditioned Pale Ale from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.89 out of 5 with 1,535 ratings
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