IPA (India Pale Ale) | Southern Tier Brewing Company

very good
2,580 Ratings
IPA (India Pale Ale)IPA (India Pale Ale)

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by John on 03-24-2003

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Chillin' with some lobster ravioli, watching Sox-Yanks. Thought I'd give this a shot after the disappointing Phin and Matt's ordinary ale.

Pours a nice dark gold with minimal head. Sharp piney aroma got my hopes up and the flavor didn't disappoint. Hoppy flavor with some good bite, which became more emphatic as it warmed up.

This is an above average IPA that goes down smooth with a solid bitter aftertaste. I would put in the the second tier of IPAs right behind Loose Cannon and Stone.

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.21/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

P: 12oz brown bottle with no freshness date, this was a fresh sample though.

A: Nice heady start, three fingers high of dense head followed by a spectacle of lacing. Clear golden amber color.
S: Piny, minty and citric hop nose ... strength in that order and a burst of tropical fruit within.

T: Smooth and slick with a full-ish body. Bitterness is aggressive but not abusive, hop flavor jumps from herbal / tobacco to pine resin to mint to citric.

M: Nothing hot here, alcohol is noticeable for sure but it does not get in the way. Oh yeah, there is malt here too ... slab of bread, toasted a bit. Finishes with a big hop flavor and lingering bitterness as well...

D: Not bad for an 'EAST-COAST' IPA...although for the price, $10.99 per 6 pk..? There are better beers out there for 'that' price...not bad though...Chasin' Cheers :~)

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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

Poured clear copper color with a finger of off white head. Smells slightly sweet brown sugar, grapefruit, bit of pineapple. Taste and feel is a bit thin and sweet at first then comes the hops, decent bitterness, slightly dry, tropical fruits, soft carbonation. Overall a tasty easy to drink sessionable IPA.

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IPA (India Pale Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
3.89 out of 5 based on 2,580 ratings.
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