Live Bottle Conditioned Pale Ale | Southern Tier Brewing Company

BA SCORE
88
very good
1,530 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good
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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:
No notes at this time.

Added by rab53 on 10-30-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,530
Reviews:
253
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
10.43%
 
 
Wants:
37
Gots:
368
For Trade:
2
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Photo of duvel1979
3.25/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of PJCarnell
3.74/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of delgotit99
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jason_cs
3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Benl7217
4.18/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bearshawks85
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mdecross
4.35/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ealanjones
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of outdoor7or24
3.73/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zekeman17
3.52/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of archero
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of q33jeff
3.56/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

**
03/30/2014
This is my 3rd live over the last 2 week’s or so, but have not sat and rated until now. Aroma Is hops, pine, oak, floral notes. Look is medium yellow, medium white head, lacing lasting well into drinking. Taste is vegetable, hops, slightly salty aftertaste. Feel is lively and crisp. Not bad.

I feel this is better than the Southern tier Gemini. Though Gemini seems to get more praise.
**

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Photo of jrfehon33
3.79/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of corywalston
4.09/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SonOfKyuss
3.58/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Oakley
3.82/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AmitC
3.69/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GratefulBeerGuy
4.15/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

An orange gold color with "live" bits and bubbles swirling around. A tight, rather dense white foam crown dissipates very slow. Lace all day.
Sweet tropical fruits pop out with big whaffs from the Citra hops. Citra has been a favorite hop for a few years now. Sour yeast and light honey malt round out the aroma.
The feel very light, jazzy and crispy, juicy finish.
The flavor is amazingly clean and crisp with a wonderful hop bite. Spicy, tropical fruit and crisp earthy tones round out the flavor spectrum. The yeast provides a very LIVE flavor and feel, crisp wheat, crisp malt and the Citra goes from all fruity in the nose to earthy and spicy on the tongue.
A deep but refreshing effect, very potent depth but amazinly easy to steady quoff.

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Photo of MKrauss
4.41/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of barneysdad
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HamdenHector
3.49/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: crystal clear; medium gold in color; less than a 1 finger white head that receded to a thin collar; no lacing;

S: tropical fruit - mostly pineapple grapefruit;

T: pineapple and grapefruit from start to finish; restrained at first, then comes on stronger and fades quickly on the finish; mild to moderate bitterness at the end;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation;

O: enjoyable; refreshing;

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Photo of parkwood
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of George2744
4.27/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TedStrosser
3.78/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JimbodoBeer
4.4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Live Bottle Conditioned Pale Ale from Southern Tier Brewing Company
3.93 out of 5 based on 1,530 ratings.
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