olio (9287) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 6, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
355 ml bottle.
Originally rated on 20101120.
Pours copper color with a medium sized head. Aroma of pine needles, hops, fruits and orange zest. Flavor of fruits, caramel malts, grass and resiny hops.
Dorqui (2188) - Brescia, ITALY - FEB 15, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled 0,35L. Orange deep color, fraught and bubbly aspect, good head of discreet resistance. Very pleasant hop aroma, notes of resin, floral, citrus. Prickly body, little alcoholic impact, much flowery and hoppynes content, little notes of caramel and sweet start; decided and prolungate bitter smooth final.
jhgrantjr (466) - Tennessee, USA - FEB 14, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Showed up at my local Thai place and they had this on tap. Couldn't believe it. First time I've seen Southern Tier in Memphis. Poured a slightly hazy golden color. Aroma of hops, grapefruit, very floral for a pale ale. Taste is really good too. Crisp and clean, hoppy with floral notes. Nice Pale Ale. I'll drink this again. So glad they had this on tap.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Lemke10 (969) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 10, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
This pours a semi-cloudy, golden yellow color with a thin, off-white head. The scent is mild with hops mixed with hints of citrus. The taste is weaker than I would expect from Southern Tier. The texture is thin and the flavor is weak with just hints of wheat and grains. Not really much of a bitterness to it either. Granted I did get this after it was listed as “retired” so maybe it lost some flavor along the way.
RichTheVillan (6669) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; clear amber pour, tiny white head, grapefruit hop aroma, piney hop taste with grapefruit sweet malts, sticky resinous mouth feel.
Benzai (14108) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2012
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle shared with Dutchdrebus and Joes. Hazy yellow color, quickly diminishing white head. Smell malts, old stale hops and a bit metallic. Taste malts, old hops, some hints of cardboard. Too bad, must have been an old bottle unfortunately. Hope to re-rateit fresh someday.
DutchDrebus (5566) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ home thx to benzai. Hazy pale yellow colour with a small white head. Smells wort, malty, hay, barnyard. Tastes very malty, wort, hayish. Not very hoppy. Medium body, low carbo.
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
30th December 2010
Hazy gold beer. Little white head. Crisp dry palate, a carbonated snap. Fresh mandarin with traces of peach and mango. Dry finish. Mildly bitter aftertaste. A cracker of a fresh pale ale.
Marsiblursi (3076) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle) Pours dark golden with a small head. The aroma holds orange peel, grapefruit juice, and some “green”, herbal and grassy notes. Undertones of toast, light bread, light vanilla, touch of mandelkubb and a whisper of honey. The flavour is light sweet, light to medium bitter and tiny acidic. Citric, herbal hoppy and subtle malty. The mouthfeel is clean with light carbonation. Grapefruity, woodsy and light candy-like finish. Light to medium bodied.
_angst_ (4500) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
355 ml bottle bought @ Bierkompass.de. Pours clear golden with a small frothy white head that quickly dissipates while leaving a small trace on the glass. Smell is slightly sweet and slightly hoppy with grapefruit juice, white bread, orange zest, caramel, lemon zest, grass, overripe lemons, resinous wood and nettles. Taste is sweet and bitter with white bread, grapefruit juice, orange peal marmalade, cookie dough, overripe lemons, golden syrup, grass and hints of caramel. Mouthfeel is round, tiny sticky and medium bodied. Finish is sweet with grapefruit rinds, orange peak marmalade, overripe lemons, white bread and slightly dry grass. About 6-7 months which is pretty obvious in the taste and smell.