Live | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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88
very good
1,529 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): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by rab53 on 10-30-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,529
Reviews:
253
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
10.43%
 
 
Wants:
37
Gots:
366
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,529 |  Reviews: 253
Photo of mjurney
4.04/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance:
Dark gold color, hazy. Lots of bubbles streaming. Thick rocky head.

Aroma:
Tons of citrus hops, orange, pineapple, sweet malts, very crisp.

Taste/Finish/Body:
Hop forward, citrus, bitter orange, pineapple, a little resiny. Sweet malt background. Finish is very crisp and tangy. Light bodied, crisp, refreshing, slight oily, dry, highly drinkable.

Overall:
It's very good American Pale Ale.

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Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.52/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of drpimento
3.53/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not a bad APA, but nothing really distinctive. Bittersweet, hoppy, soft palate. pleasant. But as I said, not a standout. I'd have it again if it was the best choice.

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Photo of dsa7783
3.78/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Verona Inn. Pours a straw-colored, slightly hazy amber yellow hue. Minimal head. Pleasant nuances of pine and citrus predominate. Mouthfeel slick. Strong citrus flavor with moderate hops present. A solid, sessionable brew.

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

Photo of JayKay412
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Vivs85
3.88/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CB2maltygoodness
4.13/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Hockey_Fan
4.02/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of GregStoner
4.02/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Psg5062
4.2/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of edthehead
3.48/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kniles38
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brutalist
4.04/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KWolf
2.9/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

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

Photo of smcel371
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CBrodbeck
3.59/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rock_Glenn
4.12/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Sessionable, but not thin with an excellent soft head. Somewhere between copper and gold, smells lightly of citra hops. Tastes clean and balanced. Slightly of citrus though a bit plain, the taste is good but light.

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Photo of msondel
4.33/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Squire123
3.81/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Light hazy yellow, bountiful white cap, decent lacing.

Aroma: Earthy, spicy hops first, some citrus, little malt.

Taste: A little fuller than I expected, at 5.5% perhaps the word Session is just a descriptor. Hops forward, mouth puckeringly astringent hops. Not in a negative way because the taste is pleasant, but definitely hoppy. I searched for the four varieties of malt used but they kept running away and hiding behind the hops.

Texture: Fairly full and the overall profile being better for it.

Overall: The brewer says this is a Citrusy Session Pale Ale. I say good game but I don't think they'll take the Conference Title.

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Photo of Stofko1992
3.96/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of robebo44
3.85/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Live from Southern Tier Brewing Company
3.93 out of 5 based on 1,529 ratings.
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