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2XIPA - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,345 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,345
Reviews: 942
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.39%
Wants: 85
Gots: 276 | 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 aasher:
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aasher

Indiana

3.13/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: orangish bordering amber, pretty clear, slight white foam

Smell: pretty average, not overly hoppy compared to other DIPAs, not sweet or anything

Taste: bland flavor for a DIPA in my opinion, not impressively hoppy, pretty run of the mill

Mouthfeel: more watery than I expected, light bodied, moderate to high carbonation

Drinkability: not the most drinkable of DIPAs, didn't really have good flavor or smell that great, is pretty watery as well

I was disappointed with this one, it was atypical of Southern Tier.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2010 22:25:53 | More by aasher
More User Reviews:
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thehyperduck

Ontario (Canada)

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2014 18:25:40 | More by thehyperduck
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dannymo24

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

07-22-2014 16:33:22 | More by dannymo24
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droomyster

Virginia

4.18/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy light copper body with a small white head with excellent retention. Laces the glass beautifully. Aromas are pleasantly floral and resinous with a distant whiff of pineapple. Just a had a KAPOW! This beer fires on all cylinders. So well rounded: initially sweet with caramel and a hint of cotton candy before a big orange peel and piney hops balance them out in the middle. A tangy pineapple and bitter orange zest linger long on the finish. Medium to full bodied, as befits a beer of such potency and strength of flavor. An outstanding double IPA.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2014 12:27:56 | More by droomyster
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Gringlemaster24


5/5  rDev +23.8%

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djjozo


4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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terpinsd

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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Nichols33

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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TedTopfer

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-20-2014 20:27:15 | More by TedTopfer
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New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-19-2014 05:55:24 | More by tipofthetongue
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KWolf

New York

2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

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ajb3333

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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New York

4/5  rDev -1%

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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-18-2014 15:36:31 | More by burnzgtm
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GeorgiaBeerGuy

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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thufflife

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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GriswoldR3

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-17-2014 04:45:59 | More by GriswoldR3
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smasol101


2.75/5  rDev -31.9%

07-17-2014 01:25:03 | More by smasol101
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Iparedman

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

07-16-2014 23:15:10 | More by Iparedman
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HookerBrews

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-16-2014 16:23:28 | More by HookerBrews
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DrMindbender

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-16-2014 14:48:50 | More by DrMindbender
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Walkerjgt

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1%

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New York

4/5  rDev -1%

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schnell

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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rheimbro

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1%

07-16-2014 02:04:22 | More by rheimbro
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2XIPA from Southern Tier Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,345 ratings.