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2XIPA - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,386 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,386
Reviews: 943
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.39%
Wants: 85
Gots: 298 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mcallister on 04-28-2010)
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Jeffo

Netherlands

3.78/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Got this at De Molen in Bodegraven.

From a bottle into a snifter

APPEARANCE: Pours a one finger, medium-looking, bright, white head with good retention. Orange peel in color, perfectly clear, with zero carbonation evident. Head slowly fades to a wisp and ring, leaving some clingy lacing. A splotchy wisp remains until the end and leaves some dots of lace down the glass.

SMELL: Big nose jumps out of the glass. Pale malts and touches of lemon. Lots of citrus and grapefruit hops, with some floral elements as well. Alcohol notes show through too. Big and enticing for sure.

TASTE: Pale malts and lots of citrus and grapefruit flavors. Some floral notes as well, and lots of bitter hops at the swallow. Bold but shorter citrusy, grapefruit and bitter aftertaste is in and out. Some spicy booze after the swallow as well, but this one is more about the citrus and hop flavors.

PALATE: Medium body and light on the palate. Medium carbonation, not overly creamy or smooth, but goes down fine and finishes slightly dry. Too light and not creamy enough, but not off-putting, cloying, or rough either.

OVERALL: A pretty good DIPA, with lots of citrus and hop forward flavors. Unfortunately the palate didn't really support everything that was going on; a bigger, fuller palate would give the flavors more of a platform to perform on. Other than that, however, this is a solid offering from a solid brewery. One worth checking out.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2010 14:06:05 | More by Jeffo
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2XIPA from Southern Tier Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,386 ratings.