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RATINGS: 1425   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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IPA stands for India Pale Ale and ours is an American version of the classic style. IPA’s namesake lies in its colonial roots. British soldiers on their way to India dark a lot of beer, but found it would go stale on the long voyages. Meanwhile, brewers knew that by adding more hops, the beer would stay fresh. Voila! A new style was born and it is one we are proud to brew. Southern Tier IPA is a triple-hopped on its journey to your glass for a fully aromatic experience.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jan Primus (160) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 2, 2005
Rich copper coulour, with foamy white head. Subtle hop aroma for ipa. taste is hops and malts to offset the bitternes. Quite refreshing, would be a good session beer if readily avail to me.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dickinsonbeer (5076) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 30, 2005
Light amber with a modest fluffy head. Aroma is very powerful with fresh american hops. Citrus and grapefruit with hints of pine. Flavor has a good malt backbone and is very clean with the hop balance. Good strong bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mangino (1027) - Mississippi, USA - APR 24, 2005
Pours a dark clear amber red. Aroma is bready lots of caramel malt. Flavor is sweet and citrusy hops, apples, lemons, and pine sol. Thanks to JahNoth for this one!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtw (1111) - farmington, Michigan, USA - APR 24, 2005
variety pack bottle. pretty good IPA, very bitter candyish notes in the aroma, and plenty of malt to balance the tons of hops that they tossed in there. medium to full body, very refreshing.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ElJefe (553) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 24, 2005
Coppery color with a thick, creamy white head, nice lacing. Aromatic, hoppy nose - citrus and spruce. Flavor is not as radically hoppy as many IPAs, and is smoothed out by a sweet malty background. Finishes very well.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pineypower (2539) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - APR 5, 2005
Pours out a nice copper color with a smooth white foamy head. The aroma is nice and hoppy. THe flavor is very smooth, not as hoppy as some of my favorites, but still a great brew, the way an IPA should be

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SDbruboy (1864) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 2, 2005
Bottle - thanks to slob for this one! Pours dark orangey-copper with a creamy off-white head that lingers well and leaves good lacing. Aroma is the nice rich combo of caramelly malts and floral/citrus hops that characterizes the IPA’s I love so well. Flavor is quite sweet with a good hop bite in the finish. Medium body and gentle carbonation. Nice brew, thanks Bert.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brodie (540) - Blowing Rock, North Carolina, USA - APR 2, 2005
Great aroma of citrusy, fruity hops! Got some grapefruit and orange in there. Clear amber color, small white head leaves good lacing. Crisp hoppy flavor, citrusy and floral, nice biscuit and honey malt to support, dry bitterness in the finish. Medium body, very drinkable. In an age of over-the-top double and triple IPAs, this crisp and balanced IPA is very refreshing (both figuratively and literally).

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radiomgb (2363) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - APR 2, 2005
Bottle. Orange/amber in colour. Aroma of cookie malts, light citrus and flowers. The flavour was of hops up front (mainly citrus, some floral) and cookie malt in back. Creamy mouthfeel, medium body, high carbonation. FInishes with a lingering bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerhugger (542) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 27, 2005
Slightly malty aromas offset the initial citrus hops. Nice coppery body with a creamy medium mouthfeel. Not too bitter - in fact perhaps could be a touch hoppier and more bitter. Nice though.


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