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2XIPA - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,350 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,350
Reviews: 942
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.39%
Wants: 85
Gots: 280 | 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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Reviews by Tomdee74:
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Tomdee74

Connecticut

4.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Can't wait to try this. Southern Tier has proven to be very worthy with the Gemini, Pumking, Choklat,and Crem Brulee and I'm pretty sure this will be interesting! The reviews also have me excited.

A - Poured into a tulip glass i was surprised at the small head only about a half inch that dissipated quickly. pretty good lacing however i must say. It is a yellow very light tan color.. definitely a little lighter than other dipas out there..

S - Not an overpowering smell and i get the grapefruit, orange, mango fruity, tropical smell. it's not crazy, it's light, but it's there. a decent smell. very light and fruity..

T - Tastes a bit more fruity than piney i think.. i like this taste. it's very light i think. it's not heavy at all. the alcohol is very well hidden, i feel i could easily drink these on a summer day. so they are dangerous in that respect. hoppy but not a hop bomb by any means. Pretty easy for a dipa.

M - very light. refreshing, fruity. good carbonation. a bit sticky...

D - I have to say high as i drank this in about 2 minutes and i want another. it was super easy to drink. maybe a bit too easy. very light, refreshing, but too light for me for most nites.. i prefer a bit more body but this is very good and very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2010 00:45:23 | More by Tomdee74
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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.

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2XIPA from Southern Tier Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,350 ratings.