BeerCritic


Southern Tier Big Red
09/20/2008, 12:54 AM
Filed under: American Strong Ale (trappist), Southern Tier

RateBeer Rating, Style and Glass: 86, American Strong, Trappist
ABV, Volume & Calories: 9% in 22 fl oz. estimated at 400 C
Purchased at: Circle liquors Super Saver, Pennington, NJ for $5.99

Enjoyed with Roch Pisarek on his birthday. Many more and much love.

Aroma: nice, citrusy. 8 out of 10.

Visuals: nice label, good design, brilliant, amber, clear, fluffy white head, nice lace. 5 out of 5.

Taste: malty, bitter, balanced, strong, well crafted, delicious. 9 out of 10.

Palate: high quality, nice texture, longer finish. 4 out of 5.

Overall: beautiful, tasty, well done beer. I’d have it again, but it wasn’t especially special. Average value, nicely crafted. 17 out of 20.