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2XIPA - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,363 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,363
Reviews: 942
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.39%
Wants: 85
Gots: 286 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.34/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

12 oz. bottle picked up in Port Huron; bottled March 6 2014. Served slightly chilled.

Pours a beautiful, clear golden-blonde colour with nice effervescence. A continuous swarm of bubbles lazily floats its way to the surface, reinforcing the half-inch of lumpy, frothy white head seated there. A nice-looking pale ale, with an enticing aroma that is typical of this style - lots of resiny pine, grapefruit and lemon citrus alongside milder notes of pineapple and caramel malts. Slightly floral; a nice bouquet, overall.

Full-flavoured and reasonably balanced for the style; this is a quality strong IPA if there ever was one. Doughy malts and caramel sweetness provide a backbone, upon which the hops capably strut their stuff. Their flavour is quite resiny and piney, with grapefruit pith, pineapple and a vaguely onion-like note coming through near the finish. Some lingering resiny bitterness in the finish, but not particularly long-lasted. Medium-bodied, perhaps a little on the viscous side of that category, with a smooth feel and restrained carbonation levels. The mouthfeel may just be the highlight of this beer for me; it's just unbelievably easy-drinking for how strong it is.

Final Grade: 4.34, an excellent A grade. Southern Tier's 2XIPA is one of the best 'lighter' examples of this style I have ever had the pleasure of trying. While I could see the hop profile rubbing some people the wrong way (onion/garlic is not something you really expect in a beer), in my eyes it blends quite nicely with the other hop notes and slight alcohol flavour. A fabulous beer that I hope to return to eventually, since it is not available in my home market.

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2XIPA from Southern Tier Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,363 ratings.