RATINGS: 1447   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. 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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
porkdiggity (108) - Ohio, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Pours a slightly hazy dark gold. Long lasting bitterness goes from the initial taste all through the finish. Bready malt undertones in the flavor, it has a oily mouthfeel. Over all not a bad IPA, though its not too adventurous. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Beer_rel_goals (14) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 22, 2017
Bottle obtained in variety 12-case of IPAs on road trip through NY. Great tasting IPA. Balanced taste of malt sweetness and hoppiness. Worthy of a second glass or more

rustbucket0873 (460) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - FEB 18, 2017
pours golden amber with white fluffy head that last. the aroma is resin, grapefruit, pine, and earthy, with some citrus. the flavor is citrus with small amount of grapefruit, and alot of resin and pine. Some lighter caramel through. the palate leaves bitterness at the end and some lingering flavors. overall well balanced and quite refreshing at 7.3% hidden well.

tezarak (121) - Lengnau, SWITZERLAND - FEB 1, 2017
Too sweet and not hoppy or bitter enough...hard to reach minimum character length with beers you don’t like...

LagerSensei11 (1) - - DEC 30, 2016 does not count
I’ve had the southern tier 2xipa’s and thought they were great tasting.... Gotta watch because they will sneak up on you. The regular southern tier is a little less hoppy but very tasty....loved it!

commonmac (1313) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 25, 2016
Bottle from MGM (sorry, small business owners). Consumed in a beautiful Bent Paddle glass. Attractive golden orange hue. Nice white attractive head. Nose is a blend of pine and citrus rind. Definitely makes you excited for a high quality IPA. Taste is a well balanced with a stronger malt presence than others in the style. Pleasant hop overtone without bringing much bitterness to the table. Resiny mouthfeel. Very drinkable with a little alcohol presence that hits home towards the end. Great brewery.

Quick3Beers (1360) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 21, 2016
Pours an amber from a bottle. Aroma is of vomit and tropical fruit. Thankfully, only the fruit and a big bitterness is conveyed in the mouth. Good beer.

HiFives (10) - Brush Prairie, Washington, USA - NOV 15, 2016
golden, clear, sparkling, frothy, white foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, full body, average carbonation, bitter,

ibrubeer (403) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 4, 2016
Draft at Buffalo Marriott. Very little aroma. Amber color with white head that lingers nicely, good lacing. Nice malt balance, smooth hoppiness, a little citrus flavor. Not a hop bomb. Med to full mouthfeel, smooth. Overall, a very drinkable IPA, more in the style of a British IPA. I like it!

retinadoc (240) - - SEP 27, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2016 Bottle. Full hoppy aroma and flavors. Very smooth, unlike many of the current IPAs, which are too punchy, too bitter, or too citrusy. Hits all the right notes. About as good as it gets for an IPA out of a bottle.

raymow (1732) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 13, 2016
bottled - nice amber/orange color. A good IPA overall. Decent hop flavor and aroma.

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