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2XIPA - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
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3,373 Ratings
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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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Ratings: 3,373 | Reviews: 943 | Display Reviews Only:
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Cnorrisl

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

08-24-2012 17:50:51 | More by Cnorrisl
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pjmarkert

New York

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

08-22-2012 03:14:00 | More by pjmarkert
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JimmytheSaintPSU

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-21-2012 17:26:49 | More by JimmytheSaintPSU
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BulletToothJake

Pennsylvania

4.43/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I picked up a case of this to try and was so impressed that I got a sixtol of it for my kegerator when I was done with the case. After the sixtol was done, I grabbed another case so I would have some on hand while I moved on to some other brews.

Clean, crisp, strong.

Serving type: on-tap

08-21-2012 15:56:56 | More by BulletToothJake
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pault

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -25.7%

08-19-2012 22:32:35 | More by pault
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bicyclesnbeer

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

08-19-2012 13:55:20 | More by bicyclesnbeer
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MisledTitan

United Kingdom (England)

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

08-19-2012 02:52:52 | More by MisledTitan
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SFC21

Florida

4/5  rDev -1%

08-18-2012 20:42:41 | More by SFC21
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

08-18-2012 20:39:40 | More by thinwhiteduke
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briandaube

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

08-18-2012 17:49:03 | More by briandaube
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MattyG85

Minnesota

4.43/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a Sam Adams "Perfect Pint" glass.

Appearance: Pours a bright and clear pale golden orange with lots of rising bubbles. Big four finger creamy white head with very good retention. Leaves a lot of lacing around the glass.

Smell: Very hoppy and lively. Big burst of citrus hops upfront with hints of grapefruit, orange peel, mango, pineapple, and lemon. Solid hints of spicy pine resin and grassy hops. Solid malt background with good hints of bready biscuit, caramel, and toffee. Really solid aroma.

Taste: Like the smell, a very hop forward taste with a nice malt backbone. Big citrus hop esters with notes of grapefruit, mango, oranges, pineapple, and lemon. Some pine resin adds a nice spice. Hops are also grassy and floral. Solid malt presence in the background with good notes of biscuit, toffee, and caramel. Pretty good.

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with a moderate amount of carbonation. Juicy and slightly oily. Goes down pretty smooth for the style and the alcohol heat is minimized.

Overall: A really good Double IPA. Big hops with good esters and a nice malt balance. Great to have this year round when the hard to get Double IPA's are out of season.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2012 05:58:03 | More by MattyG85
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lemonlime311

Massachusetts

4.48/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer is dynamite and all together excellent IPA. The smell is just right with notes of grapefruit,pine, and a whole host of hoppy goodness. Super crisp taste great long lasting after taste. I have been experimenting with other Double IPA and this one so far in definitely the winner. Even at $10.99 a 6pk this beer is a bargain.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2012 03:13:08 | More by lemonlime311
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Berg0804


4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

08-17-2012 21:05:01 | More by Berg0804
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DerekCarruth

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-17-2012 20:28:24 | More by DerekCarruth
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buffcityx

New York

4/5  rDev -1%

08-17-2012 04:18:06 | More by buffcityx
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randygreener


4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-17-2012 01:49:06 | More by randygreener
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deedric

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

08-16-2012 23:34:56 | More by deedric
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bobojuice

Florida

4/5  rDev -1%

08-16-2012 16:36:48 | More by bobojuice
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MikeConklin

New York

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

08-15-2012 12:45:47 | More by MikeConklin
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Dethklok

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

08-15-2012 08:16:24 | More by Dethklok
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JDizzle

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a beautiful orange copper that looks incredible.

S: Bam!!! Bready, malty,and most of all hoppy with grass, grapefruit, and pine.

T: A bunch of hops with a nice bready finish. Superb!! Blown away for the price of this one.

M: Solid with a medium balance and not too much bitterness on the finish.

Wow, this really competes with UnEarthly, which is not easy!

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2012 02:53:08 | More by JDizzle
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johnyb

Florida

4/5  rDev -1%

08-15-2012 02:39:26 | More by johnyb
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JazzIPA55

California

4/5  rDev -1%

08-14-2012 23:38:00 | More by JazzIPA55
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NickLigz

New York

4.43/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served in a Pint Glass.

A: Nice dark gold, Pale honey color with about a 2 1/2 finger head, and mildly cloudy.

S: Clean Citus Aroma with floral hints.

T: In my opinion one of the easiest double's to drink. Very smooth, clean, and refreshing. Big tastes of Orange. Slightly grassy. Would not believe it was 8.2%ABV if it didn't say so on the label. This stuff can really creep up on ya if you're not careful!

M: The bubbles in this brew play such a big part releasing all the citrus & floral notes.

O: Southern Tier does it every time. This is probably my favorite brew from the guys at southern. I'll claim every now and then i've found a new "best i.p.a" until of course I go back and have another southern tier x2 IPA. Truly one of my favorites.

Serving type: on-tap

08-14-2012 23:31:43 | More by NickLigz
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JZ77

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

08-14-2012 23:30:01 | More by JZ77
2XIPA from Southern Tier Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,373 ratings.