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IPA (India Pale Ale) | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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IPA (India Pale Ale)IPA (India Pale Ale)
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3.83/5
Very Good
2,593 Ratings
IPA (India Pale Ale)IPA (India Pale Ale)
BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,686
Reviews:
962
Ratings:
2,593
pDev:
11.23%
Bros Score:
3.89
 
 
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480
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle served in a standard pint glass.

pours a clear, bright golden honey tone with less than a finger of foamy, off-white head; so-so retention, decent lacing.

nose is dominated by citrus with notes of pine, maybe a little malt loitering in the background. real nice aroma, though doesn't necessarily set itself apart from a bunch of good ones out there. some sweet maltiness leads the way in the taste, though the citrus hops are immediately behind, carrying through into a hoppy-bitter finish. well balanced.

medium-light bodied mouthfeel with average carbonation. while it might not blow you out of the water it's a tasty, enjoyable IPA. would make a great option for backyard BBQs.

originally reviewed: 01-06-2011

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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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1/5  rDev -73.9%

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1/5  rDev -73.9%

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3/5  rDev -21.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours clear gold amber color with 1 finger foamy beige head that faded slowly, leaving very good foamy lacing sticking to the sides and rings as it went down.

Smells of floral and piney hops, followed by grapefruit, orange peel, sweet malt, caramel, and light herbs or spices; on the mild side for an IPA, but still hoppy enough to be aromatic and enjoyable.

Taste follows the nose with floral hops, piney hops, citrus hops, grapefruit, orange peel, pineapple, lightly toasted grains, sweet malt, grass, caramel, biscuit, herbs, light spices like pepper and coriander, and some faint earthy notes; the balance is just about perfect as the hops and grains work well together creating a slightly bitter finish. No in your face hop burst, but the flavor is smooth, tasty and very enjoyable.

Mouthfeel is light, crisp and refreshing, with a smooth creamy feel that goes down easy as it has very light carbonation, a medium body and a slightly bitter finish that combines a combo of citrus and biscuit or grains.

This beer was very damn easy to drink and a definite session IPA for me, one that I recommend and is worth trying. High drinkability, it flowed down and is an above average IPA.

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3.97/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: half finger head with some lacing on a amber with golden hues body.

S: floral, citrus and oak notes.

T: caramel malts with the hops supplying a woody and earthy note which is best appreciated in the finish. Nice bitterness level.

M: medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: the malt profile and hops are nicely balanced and representing in this one.

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IPA (India Pale Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 2,593 ratings
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