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2XIPA - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,492 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,492
Reviews: 948
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.39%
Wants: 89
Gots: 347 | 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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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

01-29-2012 02:53:37 | More by ygtbsm94
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jakea

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1%

01-28-2012 23:56:59 | More by jakea
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flagmantho

Washington

4.22/5  rDev +4.5%

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: light, hazeless golden hue with plenty of effervescence and a nice 1-finger head of frothy white foam. Less orange than I normally expect from the style, but really quite nice.

Smell: sweet malt with a pretty strong citrusy, resiny aroma. Dank but nice.

Taste: big malt flavor with even bigger funky, dank, resiny and citrusy hops atop. Bitterness is pretty strong but surprisingly smooth. I really like this beer!

Mouthfeel: medium-rich body with a good level of carbonation and concomitant creaminess. Very nice.

Overall: I really like this beer. The flavor is outstanding, although for a DIPA that's not all that surprising.

01-28-2012 22:33:41 | More by flagmantho
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johnrs

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

01-28-2012 22:00:30 | More by johnrs
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Casterbridge

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

01-28-2012 21:29:16 | More by Casterbridge
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woemad

Washington

3.73/5  rDev -7.7%

12oz bottle purchased at Huckleberry’s in Spokane. “DOB 10/05/11” is stamped on the bottle.

Pours a golden color, with about a half inch or so of sudsy white foam at the top that left a surprising amount of lace on the sides of my glass.

Big citrusy hop nose to this beer.

Grapefruit-like bitterness at first, followed by a toasted malt flavor that is WAY in the background. Very dry, and not just at the finish.

Medium bodied, with a less resiny mouthfeel than most IPAs.

This is easily the least malty DIPA I’ve ever had. If in need of a hop fix, this will work well. Personally, I wouldn't mind a little more maltiness to give it more variation. Nevertheless, it’s a good antidote to something like Hopjuice where the malts practically overwhelm the hops.

01-28-2012 20:08:07 | More by woemad
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kradberg

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-28-2012 17:32:31 | More by kradberg
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stafford2

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

01-27-2012 16:38:43 | More by stafford2
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dandmc24

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-27-2012 10:42:20 | More by dandmc24
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caljrjr

New York

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

01-27-2012 07:19:51 | More by caljrjr
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hyuga

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

01-27-2012 04:33:06 | More by hyuga
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jskennedy

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

01-27-2012 04:08:53 | More by jskennedy
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splendidsplinter

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

01-27-2012 02:30:54 | More by splendidsplinter
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everlong353

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-26-2012 19:33:37 | More by everlong353
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Kuges

Texas

4/5  rDev -1%

01-26-2012 16:28:26 | More by Kuges
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OneDropSoup

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev +0.2%

Poured into a shaker: Very light yellow-gold, crystal clear, reminds me a pilsner, actually. Two fingers of white, beady souffle head that drops to a thick coating & leaves gauzy lacing.

Nice lemon & grapefruit nose, fresh but subdued, not too strong.

Nice citrus bitterness up front that soon yields to a kind of fruity, sorbet-like sweetness, almost creamy. Some tea dryness toward the end, leaves a sort of fruit yogurt aftertaste. A slightly mineral or earthy taste develops in the finish & aftertaste after a while. Sweet without the heavy, cakey malt character so common in DIPAs.

Medium-bodied, nice interplay of sweet & dry, with the sweetness just lingering without getting sticky. Smooth.

Really nicely done here, a mellow DIPA that would be as good on a summer afternoon as it is on a winter evening.

01-25-2012 01:41:11 | More by OneDropSoup
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BeerNoobNC

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-24-2012 01:17:08 | More by BeerNoobNC
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beerhunter13

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1%

01-23-2012 23:15:26 | More by beerhunter13
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Dolph1979

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

01-23-2012 22:51:33 | More by Dolph1979
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Macky20

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-23-2012 20:54:46 | More by Macky20
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cdawg11

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

01-23-2012 14:43:38 | More by cdawg11
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razorsdescent

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-23-2012 10:17:08 | More by razorsdescent
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de322

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

01-23-2012 01:10:57 | More by de322
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PaleDale24

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +23.8%

01-22-2012 19:14:57 | More by PaleDale24
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zenwatts

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1%

01-22-2012 16:41:26 | More by zenwatts
2XIPA from Southern Tier Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,492 ratings.