Compass | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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668 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): 9.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Knapp85 on 05-27-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
668
Reviews:
133
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
11.03%
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
81
For Trade:
1
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- a really lovely rich, deep straw gold color. Nice head retention and lacing

S- aroma is great, with significant floral hop notes

T- the floral hops comes through loud and clear but balanced really well against the malt backbone

M- a little thinner, but not in a bad way with the flavors. Just a hint of carbonation on the finish

O- a great IPA

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look: 3 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Chilled 22 oz. bomber into a shaker pint glass. No visible bottling date.

Look- Gold/pale amber with a sticky, sudsy head that falls fairly quickly. Cloudy, visible particulate.

Smell- Very Nice. Powerful lemon-white tea-fresh mint aroma that comes off as appealing rather than medicinal. Light sweetness and dry biscuit in the background.

Taste- Follows the nose, with a hint more dry spruce. Again- light honey, loads of citrus, and a hint of tealike bittering. Finishes clean, light bitterness and lingering orange blossom. Delicious.

Mouthfeel- Light feel, soft, minimal carbonation. Dry finish with a smoothness that's unexpected. 9% ABV is not apparent, drinks like a beer half as potent. A summer sipper that could definitely sneak up on you.

Overall- I'd definitely pick this up again, it's quite good and unique. Bravo to Southern Tier.

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Compass from Southern Tier Brewing Company
3.9 out of 5 based on 668 ratings.
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