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2XIPA - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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90
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3,378 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,378
Reviews: 943
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.39%
Wants: 85
Gots: 293 | 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: 3,378 | Reviews: 943 | Display Reviews Only:
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wells9uk

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1%

06-16-2012 12:23:10 | More by wells9uk
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Dbrag

Maine

5/5  rDev +23.8%

06-16-2012 02:19:31 | More by Dbrag
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dreis

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

06-15-2012 13:35:31 | More by dreis
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Chinaskifan1

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

06-13-2012 23:04:56 | More by Chinaskifan1
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Gww1864

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

06-12-2012 17:02:38 | More by Gww1864
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CaptainSkybeard

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

06-12-2012 00:49:42 | More by CaptainSkybeard
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JNW

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

06-10-2012 20:10:23 | More by JNW
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prisdefer

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-10-2012 10:55:57 | More by prisdefer
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mmmaaattt

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-10-2012 04:36:17 | More by mmmaaattt
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CarolinaKev

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -1%

06-09-2012 06:44:49 | More by CarolinaKev
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etillett

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

06-08-2012 13:26:14 | More by etillett
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vrbulldog22

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1%

06-08-2012 03:41:39 | More by vrbulldog22
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magine

Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Dogfish Head signature goblet.

Pours a light copper, hazy with lots of bubbles rising to make a nice thick off white head. Huge chunky lace head, settles to a finger thick. Awesome thick lace layer sticks to the sides of the glass. Nice island floats atop. Great looks here.

Smells of pungent resiny hops; grapefruit, citrus. Lots of good profiles going on. Really good nose here.

Brew is creamy smooth initially; great crisp peppery hops in the back and finish. Brew finishes slightly dry and sticky from the resiny hops. Really good sweet hops; citrus and maybe pineapple even. Nothing overwhelming though, which isnt bad by any stretch. It is a very good tasting brew with lots of flavor and great mouthfeel. Great stuff here.

This isnt an overwhelmingly hoppy brew for a double. But this is a great tasting, dangerously drinkable brew here. Great stuff.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2012 01:13:33 | More by magine
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kennethkearns

New York

4/5  rDev -1%

06-07-2012 22:09:57 | More by kennethkearns
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bspain5

New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

06-07-2012 02:43:33 | More by bspain5
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cowboy83

New York

4/5  rDev -1%

06-06-2012 14:27:51 | More by cowboy83
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mdimeglio

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

06-06-2012 11:10:41 | More by mdimeglio
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WhiskeeTango

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-05-2012 16:04:01 | More by WhiskeeTango
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ccozzi

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-05-2012 01:23:22 | More by ccozzi
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claytri

Maryland

4.33/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The beer pours a light yellow with a good white head. The aroma is a bit of malt and a nice bit of hops with just a hint of floral. The tasste is light malt with a thorough covering of hops. The feel is light and dry. They did a very nice job of blending the malt and hops. You can appreciate both tastes.

Serving type: on-tap

06-05-2012 00:22:41 | More by claytri
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jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

4.23/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A 355ml bottle with no visible BB date. Purchased from a webshop. The label mentions that it uses 4 hop varieties and 3 types of malt.

Poured into a Duvel tulip. A hazy golden-amber hue with fine sediment and light carbonation. Produces a large head of white foam that remains for a few minutes before reducing to a frothy surface layer. Aroma of aromatic hops, grainy malt and dry yeast. Slightly sweet, with notes of citrus and pine followed by a hint of alcohol.

Tastes of aromatic hops with a solid malt backbone and a dry, bitter finish. Notes of grainy malt, citrus, subtle pine and earthy, almost nutty yeast. A lingering background sweetness, with a spicy quality and an astringent bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth, spicy, tingly and full-bodied - stimulates the palate. A tad undercarbonated. Pretty dry. Aftertaste of bitter aromatic hops and yeast.

Excellent - an intense double IPA that nonetheless displays good balance between the malt and hops. Bitter but not too bitter, with a pleasing spiciness. The individual hop flavours are indistinct but mesh nicely with the malt and yeast. The only improvement would be an increase in carbonation, which would add to the mouthfeel. Not sure if this quite adds up to twice the 'regular' IPA, but a fantastic brew that is well worth sampling.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2012 10:31:09 | More by jazzyjeff13
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CrazyP

Connecticut

4.4/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Poured from a 12 oz. bottle. Straw colored, slightly cloudy with a minimal head.

S - Citrusy hops dominate the aroma. Grapefruit, orange. A hint of apple. I don't detect much pine or other hops.

T - A nice clean bitterness that doesn't overwhelm. This definitely keeps it drinkable... almost too drinkable becuase with a beer with this ABV I don't like to drink them too fast.

M - Dry but fairly smooth.Medium carbonation level.

O - This is a nice DIPA. My only "problem" with it is that one is enough to get me pretty buzzed and I really would like to drink several. It's hard to stop after having just one.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2012 00:13:53 | More by CrazyP
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JohnQVD

New York

4/5  rDev -1%

06-02-2012 15:02:41 | More by JohnQVD
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HEADYdb

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-02-2012 14:56:13 | More by HEADYdb
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Fahz

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

05-31-2012 20:25:25 | More by Fahz
2XIPA from Southern Tier Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,378 ratings.