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Southern Tier Cuvée Series 3

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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
(a blend of Series 1 & 2) ALE IMPRESSIONS: Dark amber color, rich caramel malt flavor with noticeable bitterness. Slightly sweet and roasty finish, with mild hop aroma. OAK IMPRESSIONS: Flavors of French and American oak imparting unique qualities present in series one and two. Impressions of vanilla, toasted coconut and almond. 11.0% abv. • individually boxed, foil labeled 22 oz bottle

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (20474) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark reddish amber color with a small off-white head. Has a sweetish malty molasses and caramel aroma. Sweetish heavy malty molasses flavor with hoppy bitter hints. Has a sweetish malty molasses finish with a long bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madmitch76 (19648) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2012
26th February 2011
Bright clear red - amber beer. Tidy cream coloured head. An attractive beer! Mild vanilla wood nose. Slightly soft palate. Sweetish dried fruits but with cherry and strawberry. Mild licorice spice. All of this encased in a mild vanilla oak backdrop. Finishes semi dry. Best of the Cuvee series and another cracker from Southern Tier.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12960) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 1, 2011
Bomber from Charleston Beer Exchange. Pours dark ruddy copper with a creamy off-white head. Aroma of sweet fruits. Med + body. It’s very fruity. Makes me think of grape. Then it goes on to ripe light stone fruit. There’s some slightly roasted caramel. There’s some woodiness. Heat is not an issue. Just slightly sweet; there’s an impression of bitter. It seems like amazingly fresh fruit. A few other things I can’t find words for are in the mix. Excellent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12511) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 15, 2011
22oz bottle. Minimal beige head, clear copper body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, wood, some coconut, alcohol. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, almond, raisin/cherry. Sticky medium-full body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (12413) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 2, 2011
Bottle. Poured clear ruby color with a moderate frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy toasted caramel malt, wood with a small alcohol aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet & wood finish of moderate to long duration. This beer exceeded my expectations.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (11798) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle shared by Jay at Clocking New Year. Pours reddish brown with brown head. Nose and taste of soy, molasses, caramel syrup, caramelized brown sugar, rum cake and sweet caramel sauce. Too sweet. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (11778) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 21, 2011
Bomber courtesy of adneilson poured a clear reddish amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of toffee, plum, raisin, oak and vanilla. Palate was m,edium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of oak, toffee, vanilla and plum with a smooth dry lingering oak finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (11588) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 3, 2011
A reddish burgundy barley wine with no head. In aroma,fruity esters with burned caramel notes, treacle, light alcohol. In mouth, a smooth sweet barley wine with loads of warming alcohol, candy sugar, oily and viscous, lacking some complexity. On tap at Datz, Jan. 8 2011.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (11116) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Bomber from Kybecca Downtown, Fredericksburg, VA. Pours a clear copper color with a thin fizzy tan head. Fair head retention. Big wood aroma with notes of caramel, raisin, soy, vanilla, mild hops. The taste is caramel, wood, apples, vanilla, toast, raisin, mild hops. Medium bodied. Sadly this went straight from un-drinkably sweet to oxidized.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerandBlues2 (11059) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 15, 2011
Bottle shared by argo0. Pours clear amber with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with spare retention. Aroma is heavy malt (cookie, bread, straw), light hops (spicy), and average esters (apple/pear) with notes of alcohol, berries, and artificial sugar. Flavor is heavy malt (cookie, bread, straw), light hops (spicy), and average esters (apple/pear) with notes of alcohol and berries. Full body, medium warmth and carbonation with a sweet finish.

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