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RATINGS: 436   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Strong citrus hops balanced with malt breadiness. This is new take on our Pale Ale.


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2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sfontain (822) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 5, 2013
12 oz bottle. Barely hazy white-yellow; little head dissipates into a nearly nonexistent ring; no significant lacing. Aroma yeast, bread, citrus, spices. Flavor too bitter for the size of the beer; otherwise similar to the aroma. Medium-thin body; almost no stickiness. This is not an APA as RB currently states; pretty close to a wit and darn unimpressive.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mmargarucci (87) - Basel, SWITZERLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Pours a very light pale with light head. Citrus and tropical fruit hop aroma. Taste is lots of grapefruit and grassy hop with bread-like backbone. Palate leaves a lingering taste. A great beer!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Matt_Foran (67) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Nice hop aroma and appearance. Even better hop character on the taste, not much else on the palate other than the citrus hop flavor. Solid pale ale.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joejames (233) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Bottle to shaker glass. Pours hazy golden, fluffy two finger head, nice lacing, great retention. Aroma of grapefruit. Taste is nicely bitter, just a touch of malt sweetness. Light bodied, lively carbonation, silky mouth feel. Finishes bitter. Tasting notes of grapefruit, lemon, mango and light bread. Some would call this a session IPA, damn good beer.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ANJELICA (4) - brighton, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 23, 2015 does not count
the name southern tier is so evocative of place. Discovered the brewery many years ago on a family trip to the Berkshires. Went back to the store to get more Southern Tier (unsure what style exactly) and they were sold out. Shows you how desirable their product is. Now finding it on and off in Boston area. This is good stuff. Wish availabilty was consistent.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Christpuncher (1478) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 22, 2015
best in class for pales...super citruscy and hoppy with a hint of malt backbone. smells like grapefruit. just crushable. i need a few 6 packs in my fridge for summer staples..pours yellow iwth a thick white head.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
starewich (159) - - JAN 16, 2015
Gold-orange, cloudy, persistent and especially fine head. Smells great, floral. Tastes sweet and a little savory, less hoppy than the nose would suggest. Resin aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
njnut (289) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Poured a hazy gold color with small white head and lace. Aroma was light grapefruit, bready. Taste was same with a little wheat taste from somewhere. Fairly sweet and a little zing on the tongue. I can’t pick up much yeast buy may e that’s the wheaty note. Not bad but not my fav Southern Tier.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (844) - - DEC 26, 2014
Pours a hazy golden yellow color. Aroma and taste are citrus fruits and some sweet bready malts.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1626) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2014
Aroma: intense floral hops, resin, pine. Appearance: hazy, pale gold, medium, frothy, white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: bitters intensify, very hoppy, flowers, pine, lively carbonation, bitter finish. Overall: very nice APA, well balanced. Bottle from Drinks of the World, Zurich HB.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
lownote (131) - USA - DEC 24, 2014
Pours golden into a pint glass with a finger thick head. Aroma is malty sweet, like bread. Taste is bitter up front but dissipates quickly and becomes sweet and complex malty. Finish is nice and sweet and biting. Very intense carbonation and medium thin mouth feel.


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