RATINGS: 1482   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
IPA stands for India Pale Ale and ours is an American version of the classic style. IPAs 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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
macleamg (1) - USA - FEB 24, 2006 does not count
On tap at Mr Goodbars in Buffalo. I had almost given up hope of finding a good IPA in the region until I tried this one. What a fantastic surprise. On the more bitter end of the IPA continuum, but that tends to be my preference.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crizay (1050) - Brook Park, Ohio, USA - FEB 23, 2006
UPDATED: FEB 25, 2006 Courtesy of Degarth. Almost orange color, great citrusy hop flavor, maybe even slight orange, malty, great tasting IPA

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fly (1465) - austin, Tejas, Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2006
Found this delightful. Would really, really like to try again as I seem to have an ever changing pallet that allows me to love a hop variety one day and possibly not as much the following week. This was just so well balanced and with hops way forward, but not aggressively so. Well done. Thanks to Shadey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bager (2120) - Copenhagen N, DENMARK - FEB 11, 2006
Bottle. Golden with light head. Although hoppy it does not fell bitter. Full but stil mild. A touch of citrus or lime.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kramer (6313) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 10, 2006
12 oz bottle, via rudolf. Copper colored body with a small off-white head that fades to a thin covering. Citric hop aroma with a lightly sweet malt background. Pretty low level of hoppiness in the flavor for an IPA, with a lightly bitter finish. Malt background is fairly subtle as well. Light to medium bodied with a slightly creamy mouthfeel. Moderate carbonation composed of fine bubbles. Overall, a decent beer, very easy drinking and not overly aggressive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PBOYNY (316) - Westchester, New York, USA - FEB 6, 2006
I liked this IPA, although it was much darker than the usual IPA. My freind thought the bottle was mislabeled, as it was more like a good Scottish Ale than an IPA. Very hoppy, nice flawerful mix, no bitter aftertaste. Very Good indeed!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
IndianaRed (4033) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 4, 2006
Bottle Pours a hazy orange, light amber. Nice fluffy off white head and blocky lacing. Aroma is very much citrusy, orange peels. Flavor is not so fruity, but mainstream moderatley hoppy. Nicely ballanced and tasty. Mild carbonation and a nice dry bitterness at the end, but not overpowering. Very tasty IPA. Thanks to Shady for this one

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
illinismitty (2271) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 31, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 22, 2006 Bottle. Pours amber with small white head. Flavors of sweet caramel, grassy hops, and citrus. Finish is bitter and slightly dry, with some astringincy and soapiness that lingered. The finish is this beers weakness. Overall, not a bad IPA. I was expecting this to be a little better. Perhaps I need a fresh bottle. Their harvest ale kicks ass.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adrian910ss (2570) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 21, 2006
Pours a darker coppery color with a small white head. Aroma is west coast IPA hoppy with hints of citrus. Taste is also west coast hoppy with a nice touch of citrus to it. Would never guess that this is brewed in New York. Very good IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dirtyc (173) - Erie, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 20, 2006
This is a great IPA, i really enjoy this style, very aromatic of hops, very fresh taste

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