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2XIPA - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,373 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,373
Reviews: 943
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.39%
Wants: 85
Gots: 290 | 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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elgiacomo

Georgia

4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottled August 30, 2010.

Pours hazy gold with a pillowy white head that leaves some nice lacing and holds a light foamy cap and ring.

Citrus and floral aroma, grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, melon, a bit of bag-o-weed, a touch of sweet malt. Good strength.

Flavor features more citrus hops, mostly oranges/tangerine, some grapefruit rind, somewhat resinous, a bit of pine and grass, mild malt sweetness in the middle and finishes with good, but not overpowering bitterness. Quite smooth. Dry finish.

Mouthfeel is oily and slick, medium bodied, medium carbonation.

This perfectly fits my preference for a DIPA....lower malt, lower ABV, let the hops shine. Good stuff! Would love to try a less than a month old sample someday.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2010 03:32:49 | More by elgiacomo
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2XIPA from Southern Tier Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,373 ratings.