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Southport Connecticut Pale Ale | SBC Restaurant & Brewery - Southport

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Brewed by:
SBC Restaurant & Brewery - Southport
Connecticut, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-01-2005

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Ratings: 18 |  Reviews: 3
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.99/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +13%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

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3.27/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A-Pours a murky amber hue. Stingy head leaves nearly zero lacing.

S-Caramel drizzled biscuit. Light, floral hop notes. More malty than hoppy. Nose is not intense but its semi-pleasant.

T-More of the same. Under-baked biscuit dipped with liquified caramel. Hops depict some lightly spicy flower stems and citrus. Straightforward.

M-Not much bitterness. Mostly dry. Alcohol peaks out. Fairly drinkable.

O/D-Run-of-the-mill American Pale. Brewed local so it was worth a shot. WIll not purchase again.

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5/5  rDev +50.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I love this beer. Great flavor and drinkability. The color is a deep copper, with a nice spicy grapefruit and herbal finish. It pours with a tight white head that lasts through out the sesion One of my top ten beers. cant wait for thier seasonals to arive

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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.05/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap at the SBC restaurant in Southport CT. My server said it would be similar to a Sierra Nevada.

The color was a light copper amber with minimal foam There was a light citrus note in the nose, but it was otherwise clean.

The taste was a watered down APA - kind of like a SN light - there was a light hop in the background, but it never really influenced the taste.

Overall it was Ok - it is certainly drinkable, but don't expect a typical hoppy APA.

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Southport Connecticut Pale Ale from SBC Restaurant & Brewery - Southport
Beer rating: 3.32 out of 5 with 18 ratings
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