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2X Stout - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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86
very good

1,926 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,926
Reviews: 389
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.29%
Wants: 53
Gots: 207 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: Morey on 12-18-2011

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5/5  rDev +31.2%

Photo of crag
4.78/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Excellent milk stout, great dark color with noticeable head even without an aggressive pour, head is dark and lingers well with a strong lace as the glass empties. This is a milk stout and if that's what you're after it will not disappoint. ABV is 7% so I found it very drinkable. Nice creamy vanilla overtones but the maltiness (roastiness) is a slow to arrive. Wonderful mouth feel - well balanced.

Photo of Keenanduddy7
4.76/5  rDev +24.9%

Photo of westcott
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of joelmichaelcoffman
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of ryker47
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of Pbhockey04
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of ndayrz
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of durkle
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of rhabdovirus
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of Fantalek
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of v161
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of Billz187
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of JamesH
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of noremac423
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of sbangs
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of brewdude1982
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of VictoriaMazz
4.68/5  rDev +22.8%

Photo of drpimento
4.66/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

'Whoa, what a beer! Take me to the river. Served at a perfect temperature with a colossal, very light tan, thick, foamy head that just sits there and loads of lace. Color is an opaque brown black. Aroma is mainly malt, roast, and caramel, hint of toffee. Flavors like nose, mild also, roast, easy bittersweet. Finish is like flavor, incredibly easy drinking. Choice beer.

Photo of 716gibbs
4.65/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Another great beer from STBC

Photo of mctizzz
4.55/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of Johnnyjoe13
4.55/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Wow. Really fine milk stout. I've had many and my standard is left hand. This is stronger, more layered, more intriguing, solid beer, overall. Soft, smooth, but packs a good punch. If you like dark beer, and you like left hand, this will very much impress you.

Well done, Southern Tier.

Photo of buzzedup
4.55/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A. this beer has a black color with a tan head that keeps its retension

S. very sweet can smell rasins, dates, bitter smoke
T. very good for a milk stout . very underrated and recieves low marks compaired to other Southern Tier offerings
M. a bit thin realy does not coat as a RIS might but then again it is not a RIS

o. very good quility Milk Stout . would purchase again

Photo of tekstr1der
4.53/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours opaque, near-black mahogany. Perhaps the labeling set my expectation, though I'm sure the aroma hints of sweetness. Flavors of dark roast and sweet milk from the teat of a goddess. Smooth and strong, the drinkability portends to danger.

Photo of brewcifix
4.52/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Appearance: This brew pours black with a dark tan head. There is some decent lacing.

Smell: I get a lovely nose of sweet caramel, chocolate, roasted malt, cereal, and cream. Can't WAIT to dig in!

Taste: My tongue is immediately enveloped in sweet roasted malts, espresso, milky cream, and bread. There is a faint note of alcohol present as well. This is a MAN's beer! This stout finishes nicely leaving cream, espresso and sweetness on the palate. There is also very subtle hops that are tamed by the cream and roasted malts. This beer throws down heavy sweet malt goodness- just like I like- without being over-the-top-syruppy-gross!

Mouthfeel: This has a medium to heavy tongue weight with ample carbonation.

Overall: This is a phenomenal milk stout through and through. I've had this bottled and on tap, and find myself utterly pleased. It's hard to find on tap. I only know one place: McLadden's in West Hartford, CT. This brew is a real treat. And, with 7.5% ABV at the same price as many inferiors, it's well worth the investment. Southern Tier has never disappointed me. They really know how to make dark, rich beers teeming with complexity.

2X Stout from Southern Tier Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,926 ratings.