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2X Stout - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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86
very good

1,484 Ratings
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Ratings: 1484
Reviews: 338
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.58%


Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Morey on 12-18-2011)
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spitInTheOcean

Michigan

4.48/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

black. opaque. dark brown head. thick moussey head. good retention. great lacing.

smell is roasty malts. chocolate. coffee. i think it smells creamy, though i just may be expecting that because lactose is on the label. slight floral hop aroma.

roasted malts. sweet and bitter at the same time. very complex flavor. this is a good stout. much bitterness from the roasted malts. slight floral hop flavor and hop bitterness. flavors of chocolate and coffee and caramel and just general big malt all around. some heat from the alcohol comes through.

medium body. soft carbonation. it does kind of have a creamy mouthfeel.

not as sweet as i would expect a "sweet stout" to be. it is a mighty good stout though.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2012 01:36:43 | More by spitInTheOcean
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tylergoov

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

04-24-2014 11:15:42 | More by tylergoov
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Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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thatoneguymike

Georgia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-23-2014 03:19:58 | More by thatoneguymike
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SmashPants

Australia

3.73/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle: a nice 355mL brown bottle with a decent label - a nice package.

Appearance: pours an extremely dark brown tending towards black, with rudy-brown highlights around the edges. A half-finger creamy tan head hangs about for quite a time before dropping to a solid and rocky cap. Looks great.

Aroma: a fairly demure nose of roast coffee, creamy milk and a touch of bittering cocoa.

Taste: plenty of roast coffee and sweet milk flavours, bittering cocoa behind. Not as sweet as the nose but still quite smooth.

Aftertaste: still some milk sweetness with hop and cocoa bitterness. A great stout.

Mouth feel: very smooth with a bit of bite, moderate in body with lower carbonation.

Overall: this is the first beer I have had from Southern Tier Brewing, and they haven't disappointed. A fine stout, well worth it when I can afford (not cheap in Aus).

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2014 11:05:34 | More by SmashPants
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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

04-21-2014 23:58:09 | More by Techichi
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-21-2014 12:30:08 | More by oldvines
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-20-2014 15:49:35 | More by Ultimate
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-20-2014 15:07:48 | More by tommyguz
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-20-2014 14:34:02 | More by mbeerdino21
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-20-2014 13:30:09 | More by markgugs
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New York

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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-17-2014 23:09:45 | More by SkinniePost
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New York

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04-17-2014 05:48:41 | More by bigboyroy
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DoubleMalt

New York

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

04-15-2014 21:39:37 | More by DoubleMalt
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TubbyDullard

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -21.1%

04-14-2014 22:26:32 | More by TubbyDullard
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gonzo000

Massachusetts

3.89/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

a. dark brown/ black on the pour. Careful, the head sneaks up on you. Starts near nothing, but blossoms to a full 3 finger height. Head is tan/brown in color and sits on top the beer for a while at roughly 1/3" Lacing is nice.

s. Smell of yeast dominates the after poor, giving way to malt.

t. Malt, not as sweet as I had hoped, but somewhere between outstanding and very, very good. Rounded up to a 4.

m. Excellent up front, but seems to be a grit in the finish.

O. Reminds me of a Sam Adams cream stout, which is a compliment. Not as creamy, but a solid stout. Do not be scared off by the 'sweet' title.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2014 22:03:28 | More by gonzo000
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Minnesota

3/5  rDev -21.1%

04-14-2014 20:48:19 | More by TooGood
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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Ohio

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New York

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Rhode Island

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modidia

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-09-2014 06:12:51 | More by modidia
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Mistro

Illinois

3.55/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours black, just about opaque. The hops and grains unexpectedly dominate the smell, though the typical chocolate stout scent is found just beneath. The semi-sweet chocolate becomes the most obvious to taste, with a grainy, bitter hops lingering in the finish. It has a very light mouth feel, with an appropriate amount of carbonation. A decent stout, however there is nothing that makes it stand out in stand out in a crowd.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2014 04:29:48 | More by Mistro
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2X Stout from Southern Tier Brewing Company
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