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RATINGS: 1470   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   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.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (7650) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2011
Draught @ O’Hara’s, Tampere.
Pours a slightly hazy yellow colour with a small, thick and chunky lacy head. Aroma of sweet apricot, grapefruit and some caramel. Flavour of sweet fruits, grapefruit, caramel malts and a decent amount of American hops. Medium bodied with a smooth mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Finish of floral hops, grapefruit and some tangy, sweet, ripe fruit notes. Too sweet for me.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
capoccetta (171) - roma, ITALY - OCT 11, 2011
l’ennesima ipa americana. si forse un po piu equlibrata delle solite solo perchè ha un corpo maltato che compensa la solita resina da luppolo americano.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wlajwl (5431) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - DEC 21, 2011
In aroma its a mix of grapefruit/citrus and a balanced malt profile. The flavor is dry and hoppy up front with an underlying sweetness to it. A bit sweeter than most IPAs but decent all around.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BunnyHops (27) - Newark, Illinois, USA - JAN 17, 2012
Pours a reddish honey with a smooth head. Thicker and slightly more sour than other IPAs Im used to. Floral and earthy but with a sour yeast aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - AUG 10, 2003
Easy drinkin' IPA. Deep amber with 2" fluffy head, good lacing. Taste was thick and full of sweet and bready malts. The hops were citrus and mixed well with a fruity flavor. Tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnC (3004) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - MAY 14, 2005
Clear orange color, very mild carbonation (poured nearly flat), this IPA has a moderately hoppy flavor. This is a good session drinking beer, not an over the top IPA

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beeryum (652) - Norcross, Georgia, USA - OCT 29, 2005
Bottle, clear ambery pour. Hoppy, citric rindy aroma, with some malt character - but the hops are the nose. More citric piney hop flavors predominantly, with caramel crystal malt backbone. The hop flavors themselves struck me as a little harsh, and notes of alcohol came through as well. Decent IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drfabulous (6009) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - NOV 6, 2005
Quality IPA. Enjoyed at a bar in Syracuse. Not the best I’ve had, but nice hops and worth the taste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bogdi1 (32) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 23, 2005
Slightly hazy amber color with an off-white head that dissipates before you notice there was one. Aroma, hmm... First a thought it’s all about the hops but then realized it’s not about hops at all. Well, naturally hops are on the front but not in the west coast style. There’s also some caramel and cookie-type of maltiness in the aroma and what strikes me most, tea. Buttery malts, some easy-going fruity hops and again, tea dominate the flavor. This is probably not a fresh bottle but I could have used a stronger malt backbone and more aggressive hops. I wasn’t too impressed with this IPA

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
kujo9 (1095) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - DEC 20, 2005
12 oz bottle: Very hazy, coppery amber w/ a lasting cream colored thin head. Aromas start w/ a cedary wood and lemony citrus hop as well as a bit soapy when chilled. Toaste malt and very little caramel @ first, but it becomes stronger as it warms. Very light fruitiness. Balance is to just bitter from start to finish. Malt profile is of toasty and caramel flavors up front and in the middle, but the finish is bitter and citrusy hop flavored. Aftertaste is a good balance of hops and toasty malt. Again, very little fruitiness. Medium body/w lower med. carb. and a dry m/f. An average IPA that doesn’t really stand out in a crowd.


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