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:
#7,799
Reviews:
253
Ratings:
1,535
pDev:
10.54%
Bros Score:
3.66
 
 
Wants:
37
Gots:
368
Trade:
2
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,535 |  Reviews: 253
Photo of Chackman151
3.38/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mini24
5/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of EmptyPockets
3.35/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of direwolf00
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of irrevjim
3.92/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

from a bottle to a beer tulip
look; pale yellow,. 1/8' head. good retention and lacing. visible mild/moderate carbonation
smell; peaches, citrus hops, nice and big
taste; some hop bitterness, a tiny bit of peach, citrus, sweetbread, more bitter than smell
feel; light/medium body, moderate carbonation
overall; very easy drinking and ...live? it has a nice little sharpness to it, i like it as a session beer

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

Photo of RickyBfromCT
3.34/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmaskell33
3.77/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fx20736
2.54/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

From Southern Tier's 'Pack O Pales mixed 12 pack. Poured into a Duvel tulip at fridge temp.

Look: Hazy peach. Thin white head.

Smell: light eucalyptus/ cat pee

Taste: onion

Feel: a little flat

Overall: the sum is not good but it's not as bad as I describe

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Photo of Ryan4120
3.83/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ccapurso
3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Antg8989
4.32/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Liked it more than I thought I would. Citrusy hops, bready malts. A great APA to start with. Closely resembles an IPA without too much bite. Very drinkable. Will be searching for this one in the coming months.

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Photo of runondirt
4.09/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ghirsh
4.28/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of billybob
4.19/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

pours a cloudy pale gold half inch head and a light spotty lace. mild smell bready fruit citrus taste. mouthfeel is light with no lingering after taste. it is or could be as the label says a session pale ale.

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Photo of KTCamm
3.9/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1/24....pours yellowish bronze, ring of white foam. Lemon rind, grassy meadow nose. Soft lemons, citrus malt flavor. Tight hop. Real tight. Peppery (black pepper). Very fresh, lots of rind in there.

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Photo of Kinger22
4.39/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A good citrusy smell with a balanced piney/citrus taste. The color is a light gold toward the bottom, leading to a darker gold and a small head. Good, but not overpowering, carbonation. Perfect on a warm day.

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Photo of macpfb03
2.93/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of jams1220
3.63/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of travis875
3.67/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StonewallSipper
3.8/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DinoBlueShoes
3.89/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brock915
4.48/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sanha926
3.19/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottle. I found this quite underwhelming. I can see how it could be refreshing on a warm summer's day, but it doesn't compare to some of the other session IPAs (Founders, Green Flash). It is citrusy, but in some respects tastes more like a lemonade radler than a citra-hopped session IPA.

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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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