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2XIPA - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,464 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,464
Reviews: 945
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.39%
Wants: 88
Gots: 334 | 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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inlimbo77

Delaware

4/5  rDev -1%

12oz bottle poured into a Victory tulip glass.
DOB: 1/23/12

A: Fairly clear golden yellow color. Finger of fluffy bright white head. Nice carbonation. Surprised by the color, much lighter than other DIPA out there.

S: Citrus hops, lemon and some pine. Surprised that it's not crazy maltly. This is the way I like my DIPAs.

T: Nice bitterness. But it's light and grassy and citrus tasting. Taste some sweet malt but this is a lighter DIPA. Maybe a touch more malt would balance, but I don't mind it being out of balance on the hop side. Nice crisp finish. The ABV is hidden really nicely. Can't believe it's as high as it is.

M: Light to medium bodied.

03-05-2012 14:50:22 | More by inlimbo77
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buddydubbs


5/5  rDev +23.8%

03-04-2012 20:55:26 | More by buddydubbs
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Tartarus

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev +1%

A&S: Pours translucent golden with very slight head. Smells strongly of very nice citrus and piney hops.

T&M: Hoppy all the way through, crisp and with a slightly dry aftertaste and a well carbonated mouthfeel.

O: Very good, but if you had told me it was just a single IPA I would have believed you. Aside from the ABV there wasn't much that signaled fact that it was a double. Still a very solid, tasty beer.

03-04-2012 03:29:34 | More by Tartarus
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InIBUsWeTrust

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

03-04-2012 00:13:03 | More by InIBUsWeTrust
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ShadyJay

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

03-04-2012 00:05:57 | More by ShadyJay
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wembly13

West Virginia

4/5  rDev -1%

03-03-2012 23:19:52 | More by wembly13
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CPDalton


3.85/5  rDev -4.7%

Appearance: Very light in color for this style, a pale orange. Sticky head which laces well.

Smell: Floral and earthy, an in your face hop presence.

Taste: Starts hoppy, becomes hoppy, and ends hoppy. There's a decent malt flavor that tries to break through, but this is dominated by hops. Tasty.

Mouthfeel: A little thick, but goes down okay. Leaves a leafy hop presence in your mouth, can be a little harsh.

Overall: Nothing that stands out, but it's a solid choice for a DIPA. Starts out nice but I got a little tired of it once I was done. I do like the 8.2% abv however.

03-03-2012 21:26:14 | More by CPDalton
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crazyindian

West Virginia

4/5  rDev -1%

03-03-2012 17:59:43 | More by crazyindian
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brandonasplundh

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

03-03-2012 17:16:38 | More by brandonasplundh
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RandyKemka

New York

4/5  rDev -1%

03-03-2012 16:47:31 | More by RandyKemka
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KingBiscuit

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1%

03-03-2012 03:13:41 | More by KingBiscuit
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mrasskicktastic

New Jersey

3.8/5  rDev -5.9%

A - Pale gold, moderate head, big rings of lacing.

S - Big citrus pith nose of grapefruit, pomelo, tangerine and lemon. Slight white pepper and hints of caramel.

T - A little sweet, but powerfully balanced by grapefruit pith flavor. Aftertaste is a moderate medicinal and pithy bitterness.

M - A little drying and harsh.

D - The flavor isn't incredible and the mouthfeel is kind of rough, but I enjoy this a lot anyway. Will almost certainly have again. This is one of the finest Southern Tier offerings I've had yet.

03-03-2012 02:29:40 | More by mrasskicktastic
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zonker17

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

03-02-2012 23:09:03 | More by zonker17
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mbajoel

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

03-02-2012 21:22:40 | More by mbajoel
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NightINgale

Russian Federation

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

03-02-2012 15:05:30 | More by NightINgale
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billybrew21

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1%

03-02-2012 02:12:57 | More by billybrew21
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cantfindme

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -31.9%

03-01-2012 23:24:32 | More by cantfindme
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polopaul20

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1%

03-01-2012 13:31:40 | More by polopaul20
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

4.33/5  rDev +7.2%

A - poured a very clear light golden yellow, subtle amount of white head

S - a slight hint of oregano, earthy, bittering and floral hops present, bready/cereal like

T - initial bitterness turns into a very basil-type flavor, sweet malts balance out the bitterness and blend together to create a mellow earthy flavor

M - very flavorful and complex for an IPA, very rich and smooth. a little bitter on the cheeks but not bad (considering I already downed 3/4 of the pour)

O - this is a VERY good beer for a session. it's got all the IPA qualities, plenty of flavor, but is subtle enough to keep you wanting more.

03-01-2012 13:25:51 | More by facundoCNB
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mmmIPAs

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

03-01-2012 06:48:25 | More by mmmIPAs
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shelby415

Oregon

4/5  rDev -1%

03-01-2012 06:35:32 | More by shelby415
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BugTownPub

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

03-01-2012 05:50:35 | More by BugTownPub
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steamboatbrewer

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1%

03-01-2012 03:45:36 | More by steamboatbrewer
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fishkab

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1%

03-01-2012 00:33:07 | More by fishkab
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mrskunk

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

02-29-2012 17:47:54 | More by mrskunk
2XIPA from Southern Tier Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,464 ratings.