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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
BA SCORE
3.89/5
Very Good
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:
#7,562
Reviews:
253
Ratings:
1,535
pDev:
10.54%
Bros Score:
3.66
 
 
Wants:
38
Gots:
369
Trade:
2
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,535 |  Reviews: 253
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of Coreynezy4
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of The_Craft_Deviant_Rob
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Bone53
4.06/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass at around 45 degrees Fahrenheit.

Appearance: Golden yellow color with a two finger soapy off white head

Smell: Very citrusy and floral, bready pale malts

Taste: citrus and pine upfront, toasted malts, and a bit grassy at the end of the palate that carries into the aftertaste. The burps taste great!

Mouthfeel: Medium mouthfeel; Well carbonated and slightly hoppy. Refreshing to be sure

Overall: A well hopped pale ale yet balanced by slight malt and grassy character. Very refreshing and sure to please during the warmer months. I find myself drinking more IPAs and doubles nowadays, but this is a solid example of the style and I will consider this as a sessionable hoppy beer.

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Photo of brpendergast85
2.5/5  rDev -35.7%

Photo of Zanico
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Hallertau
4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of Fluffmeister
3.5/5  rDev -10%

Photo of muskiesman
3.5/5  rDev -10%

Photo of coopdog1000
3.94/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rmcnamee
2/5  rDev -48.6%

Photo of BeerOps
4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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

Pours a nice amber with a two finger head. Smells yeasty and citrusy and very bright. Reminds me very much of a grapefruit like beer. Some pine like flavor. A very nice clean and refreshing beer. Has good flavor and good mouthfeel. Alcohol is well masked.

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Photo of cynical1027
4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of donmonkey1
3.66/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a hazy golden yellow color with a thick head that dissipates way to fast. Little or no carbonation.

Smell: Nice floral/fruity smell.

Taste: Nice floral/pine taste with citrus notes.

Mouthfeel: I'm surprised to feel a good carbonation when I can see none. Medium body, quite nice.

This beer somehow ends up being a totally decent beer.

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3.58/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: There's a minimal haze to this deep gold-hued body. Frothy, white head.

Smell: There's a light pale maltiness given a smear of cereal sweetness, slender but sufficient hoppiness, and a just a touch of yeast.

Taste: Pale malts, though light, with a medium level of cereal sweetness. Limited hop flavors of fruit, citrus, and florals. Modestly bitter. Southern Live, while not Dead, closes out with a fairly neutral finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Sensibly smooth mouthfeel.

Overall: For what it is, it's still a relatively pleasing beer.

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3.74/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Golden hued with excellent clarity. Vibrant carbonation is evident with the inch thick rocky white head. Brussels lacing. Aroma of pale biscuity malt and a blend of hops is judiciously used. The feel is very light,smooth,and drinkable. There's the nice blend of piney and citrus hops on the front of the palate. I get biscuity pale malt following shortly thereafter. The fade is rather abrupt.

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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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