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2XIPA - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,547 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 3,547
Reviews: 951
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.41%
Wants: 90
Gots: 369 | 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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Appearance: Clear, dark golden color with one finger of head that fades to a ring with some spotty lacing.

Aroma: Caramel malt with lots of citrus notes, mostly grapefruit rind.

Taste: Creamy malt sweetness quickly overwhelmed by a powerful blast of bitterness, which is pithy with some light citrus notes that perk it up. There's some soapiness on the back end with some more of the malt coming through leading to a lingering finish that is mildly nutty.

The Rest: Big body, bold hops, fantastic beer. I've liked just about every 2x beer Southern Tier had done, and this one is no different.

curasowa, Nov 10, 2013
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I'm clueless as to why this beer has an average BA score of 90+. As someone who solely drinks IPAs, I'm confident in saying it was the worst DIPA I have ever tasted. I don't really know how to explain my experience besides summarizing it: there is absolutely nothing special or intriguing about this beer. It's balanced to the point where it doesn't even taste like an IPA. Not hoppy. Not malty. Just bland. Watered down and underwhelming in every sense of the word.

I'm someone who believes it's blasphemous to pour out a "good" beer without finishing it. But this beer merited a pouring-down-the-drain. I made it halfway though the bottle before giving up (forgive me, beer gods).

OVERALL: There is nothing redeeming about this beer. Utter disappointment in my opinion.

Dost0ybrewski, Nov 04, 2013
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2XIPA from Southern Tier Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,547 ratings.