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Re: Let's talk southern tier
« Reply #15 on: September 23, 2012, 11:04:52 AM »
Oh BTW I'm having some rumble IPA right now from southern tier...

Tasty.  Tons of vanilla.  Kind of smooth and slick and a little oily.  Nicely hopped.  Very obviously oak aged even though it's not overpowering.  It's pretty solid if you like oak aged IPAs.  Sometimes I think oak aging can clash with an IPA but southern tier's unearthly oak aged IPA is good (although a little overblown, but I love it anyway) and the rumble is much more mellow and balanced and also quite good. 

FWIW southern tier's regular unearthly IPA is also quite good.

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Re: Let's talk southern tier
« Reply #16 on: September 23, 2012, 10:15:09 PM »
Oh BTW I'm having some rumble IPA right now from southern tier...

Tasty.  Tons of vanilla.  Kind of smooth and slick and a little oily.  Nicely hopped.  Very obviously oak aged even though it's not overpowering.  It's pretty solid if you like oak aged IPAs.  Sometimes I think oak aging can clash with an IPA but southern tier's unearthly oak aged IPA is good (although a little overblown, but I love it anyway) and the rumble is much more mellow and balanced and also quite good. 

FWIW southern tier's regular unearthly IPA is also quite good.

Rumble is Great Divide, isn't it? or did southern tier release their own one? The GDBC beer is pretty tasty.
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Re: Let's talk southern tier
« Reply #17 on: September 24, 2012, 03:23:20 PM »
Rumble is Great Divide, isn't it? or did southern tier release their own one? The GDBC beer is pretty tasty.

LOL... oh s***, you are right!  Well great divide is good stuff too :D

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Re: Let's talk southern tier
« Reply #18 on: November 03, 2012, 11:08:53 AM »
Just had the imperial Oat.  I really liked it.  Very oatmeal-ish and a nice imperial stout.  More balanced than most of their imperial series beers.  Definitely worth a try.  I'm going to buy a few more bottles of it while I can.  Reviews are good too. 

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Re: Let's talk southern tier
« Reply #19 on: May 11, 2013, 07:02:58 AM »
another sampling from the distributor i know
southern tier 2xipa.
poured golden with white head. persistent, not so creamy. somewhat turbid.  i expected more amber in color and am pleasantly surprised that the color was not typical of many of the style.  both strong hop, but crisp in nature and not so fruity, solid malt aroma.  the malt comes through, i think on the flavor more than the hops and is slightly sticky on the finish like sucking on a lollipop, but overall this was a pretty good beer, especially since i think so many of  the ipas seem to be hopped with asparagus.
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Re: Let's talk southern tier
« Reply #20 on: May 11, 2013, 08:25:39 AM »
But, regarding southern tier, once they start going off the beaten path, it gets too sweet and usually not drinkable.

my thoughts exactly.  Not a fan.

Same here. Like narvin said, I'll take a Green Flash for a hoppy/bitter beer over ST any day. Their beers are just "too much". I like to be able to enjoy my beers, not be either drowned in sweetness or punched in the mouth with a ridiculous amount of over the top flavors.

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Re: Let's talk southern tier
« Reply #21 on: May 11, 2013, 01:51:43 PM »
I like their IPA's a lot, but Pumpking was way to sweet for me. Good pumpkin flavor tho.

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Re: Let's talk southern tier
« Reply #22 on: June 01, 2013, 06:00:20 AM »
Love:
IPA (had it at my wedding)
2XIPA
Phin/Matts
Hop Sun

Like but never drink:
Choklat
Moka

Don't like:
Unearthly
Oak Aged Unearthly
Krampus

Despise so much that if you are drinking it and talking to me and I can smell it I will just walk away from you mid-sentance:
Creme Brulee

Haha!  I really like their Creme Brulee.  Go figure.
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