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Southern Tier Pale Ale

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RATINGS: 290   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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“3 varieties of hops & 3 types of malts”

Our Pale is an aggressively hopped, with immense overtones of grapefruit and tangerine wrapped in a delicately refined body of pale barley and wheat.


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2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
uhre (384) - - JUN 25, 2010
Aroma of hops and grass the same with the flavor good for a pale ale. Pale and could need some wheat to improve the head.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
eduardovl (992) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 7, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 8, 2015 330ml bottle served in a pint glass. Pours a cloudy orange color when poured forming a big and light white head. Medium retention and some few thin and spotty lacings left in the glass. Malty, fruity and flowery nose. Sweet. Strong notes of caramel and crystal malts. Grapefruit, pine and grass. Taste follows the nose. Slightly sweet upfront. Strong notes of caramel, crystal malts, grapefruit, passion fruit, pine and grass. In overall, taste is dry and grassy. Medium but not very persistent bitterness. Light body. Medium carbonation. Aftertaste is a combination of caramel malts and grass. Some pine hints. Great drinkability. Excellent American Pale Ale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niko100 (2121) - Illinois, USA - DEC 8, 2014
Nice golden color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of light floral hops, citrus, & malt; Flavor of slight sweet malt, citrus hops, some floral, and caramel; Finish is slightly bitter; Average APA.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
Bobhund (439) - - NOV 30, 2014
Drucken på OConnors, Uppsala.. En fin öl på många sätt, se betyget för mer info. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
asheft (2615) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 10, 2014
Bottle "Live". Spicy pine hops and toffee aroma, with light strawberry accents. Hazy copper under a thin white cover and lace. Slightly cardboardy pine and caramel flavour that finishes dry with an appropriate level of bitterness. Medium light body, medium carbonation. Slightly lemony finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thewired1 (17) - Orlando, Florida, USA - AUG 3, 2014
I had the nitro version of the IPA at yard house in Orlando on tap. Golden color. Lite citrus. Hint of caramel. Beautiful nitro head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (1898) - - JUL 24, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 7-21-12 - Poured from bottle into a pint glass Appearance – Pours a light golden color with a two finger white head. The head has good retention, and once it fades leaves some nice lacing on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma is heaviest of citrus with lighter aromas of an earthy and grassy smell mixed within. Taste – The brew starts out on the maltier side with notes of citrus mixed within. At first is is bready with some light notes of orange. Soon however the citrus changes from orange to lemon and the beer bitters as more earthy and grassy hop flavors some to the tongue. At the end a lightly bitter hoppy flavor is left on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer was very average as well as the carbonation. Both fitting and make for a refreshing feel. Overall – A tasty brew that has a nice slightly bitter finish. Not sure why this one got discontinued?

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
miquelcrush (1603) - Granollers, SPAIN - MAY 2, 2014
Molt bona cervesa, refrescant i aromàtica. Muy buena cerveza, refrescante y aromática.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (8936) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 10, 2014
Dunkelgoldenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig fruchtig, hopfig, blumig. Geschmack leicht nach tropischen Früchten, malzig, leicht bitterer Abgang.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2014
Backlog. On tap at Green Lion Inn. Your standard APA, nothing that made an lasting impression with me.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rzaxxx (15) - Rhode Island, USA - SEP 14, 2013
This was a great beer, and I miss it. It reminded me of New Amsterdam, the seminal New York microbrew from the 1980’s (actually brewed by Matt’s upstate). Malty and hoppy but somehow balanced.


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