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2XIPA - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,291 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,291
Reviews: 938
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.39%
Wants: 83
Gots: 252 | 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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westcott

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-28-2013 13:32:31 | More by westcott
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bscalt

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-28-2013 03:00:15 | More by bscalt
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msinger1002

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1%

07-27-2013 23:05:35 | More by msinger1002
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Roguer

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Beautiful white lacing, 1 1/2 fingers of snow-white head. Brew itself is a clear straw-like amber with tons of carbonation.

S - Honey malts, but a strong nose of citrus hops are the primary factor here. Southern Tier claims to use a bunch of different hops in each of their IPAs, and it shows in the aroma; I can pick up some citrus and some clear floral notes, but it's overall a big blend of hops.

T - A little pine, but this is mostly a pulpy, sweet citrus DIPA. Not particularly sour, but definitely not a citrus peel effect, either. Very well balanced with sweet malts.

M - Oily residue that is pleasant, the 8.2% ABV is completely hidden, and there is no sting whatsoever. However, there is a slight lingering aftertaste that is a little sub-par.

O - This is not a game-changing DIPA, but it's very, very good. It's on par with single IPAs like Flower Power and Jai Alai; in other words, it's a drinkable, every day IPA. I expect a little more from DIPAs, but this is still a very good brew.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2013 19:18:53 | More by Roguer
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LukeWork


4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-27-2013 03:48:17 | More by LukeWork
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

4/5  rDev -1%

07-27-2013 00:06:00 | More by Eaglefan344
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96gpse

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

07-26-2013 16:23:57 | More by 96gpse
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atomicskier1889

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-26-2013 13:13:01 | More by atomicskier1889
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dacrza1

New Jersey

4.33/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Date tasted: July 25, 2013 ... Glassware: La Fin du Monde snifter... Occasion: enjoying an evening of Strat, music and good beer....Appearance: slightly hazy, lightly golden body with cascading effervescence; head is snow white, snow deep and beautifully laced; quite an attractive ale out the box... Aroma: the bottle boasts four separate hops varieties--and the nostril is bombarded by harsh pine cone and soft department store perfume counter, almost lilac and lavender; secondary citrus and grapefruit sneak in... Palate: as expected, a full-bodied, full-on attack at the teeth with a bit of warmth at the end; second and third sips ease the intensity, but the warmth remains...Taste: as promised, a near-mad balance of hops and malts, with the bitterness being more palpable yet not as put-offish as some maltreated double IPAs...Overall: After a rabid camp discussion on the virtues of the double IPA, I made this part of a build-a-six and am not disappointed with the selection...not mentioned among the thirty or so we pleasantly recalled, this beer gets the taste buds titillated while bringing enough disguised alcohol to only need a few for the weeknight...recommended and part of the double IPA discussion for doing much well...

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2013 01:59:33 | More by dacrza1
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dren74

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1%

07-26-2013 00:52:41 | More by dren74
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djgustafson

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-25-2013 21:10:06 | More by djgustafson
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MarkElkins

Georgia

4/5  rDev -1%

07-25-2013 15:58:44 | More by MarkElkins
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evil_liver

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1%

07-25-2013 02:07:32 | More by evil_liver
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Buckeye982

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1%

07-25-2013 00:37:23 | More by Buckeye982
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MSandahl23

Indiana

4/5  rDev -1%

07-24-2013 14:53:17 | More by MSandahl23
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Mike099

New York

5/5  rDev +23.8%

07-24-2013 02:09:52 | More by Mike099
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ADTaber

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -1%

07-24-2013 00:45:17 | More by ADTaber
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Onenote81

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1%

07-22-2013 23:31:20 | More by Onenote81
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Ajlvt

Washington

4/5  rDev -1%

07-22-2013 22:38:48 | More by Ajlvt
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Nobcefus

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -25.7%

07-22-2013 20:17:49 | More by Nobcefus
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Johnny_Duck

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -1%

07-22-2013 01:50:11 | More by Johnny_Duck
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kjfinnerty

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

07-21-2013 21:42:23 | More by kjfinnerty
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theBIERlad

New York

4/5  rDev -1%

07-20-2013 02:38:46 | More by theBIERlad
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Aerocraft67

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

07-19-2013 13:17:44 | More by Aerocraft67
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Mulcahey

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-18-2013 01:59:12 | More by Mulcahey
2XIPA from Southern Tier Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,291 ratings.