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2X Stout - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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2X Stout2X Stout

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,641 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,641
Reviews: 351
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 36
Gots: 105 | 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

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Morey on 12-18-2011)
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Ratings: 1,641 | Reviews: 351 | Display Reviews Only:
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tmt71883

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

11-25-2012 22:06:44 | More by tmt71883
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MrBIP

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

11-25-2012 11:53:26 | More by MrBIP
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OldhouseRecs

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

11-24-2012 01:16:19 | More by OldhouseRecs
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nstroup

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-21-2012 22:46:44 | More by nstroup
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MikeCactusGordon

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-19-2012 14:21:10 | More by MikeCactusGordon
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deaconoflove

Pennsylvania

2.63/5  rDev -30.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Nice very dark, with minimal head. Looks good.
Not much aroma other than chocolate milk. Very milky aroma.
Taste is a very bland chocolate milk, heavy on the milk. It seems like mild muddle of milk and chocolate. It brings back (very bad) memories of afternoon milk snack in elementary school in the late 50's. (Qualifier: I don't like or drink milk unless it has cereal in it.) This beer isn't bad, but it comes close enough for me. I'll pass.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2012 22:46:01 | More by deaconoflove
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Johnnyjoe13


4.55/5  rDev +19.7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2012 03:16:13 | More by Johnnyjoe13
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Eastside151

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

11-18-2012 03:14:31 | More by Eastside151
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jratt79

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

11-18-2012 00:48:00 | More by jratt79
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tastybeer

North Carolina

3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Black/brown and opaque. Chocolate ice cream colored head of medium size.

S: Lightly sweet chocolate and caramel. Simple and fun to sniff.

T: Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate, and chocolate. Some candied orange and sprucey pine hidden in there. A touch of bitterness to finish it off.

M: Very smooth, a little syrupy. Good consistency.

O: I like this beer. Its very easy to drink down and loaded with chocolately beery goodness. Absolutely nothing to complain about here.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2012 22:59:27 | More by tastybeer
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sneaks2210

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

11-17-2012 17:43:21 | More by sneaks2210
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HMA

Florida

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-17-2012 02:17:01 | More by HMA
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nitter

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-17-2012 01:47:18 | More by nitter
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Mtooman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

11-17-2012 01:33:11 | More by Mtooman
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Geegmasta

New York

3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- After a hard pour into a pint glass it is an extremely dark brown colour with a thick head (about 1.25 inches). Head colour is very light tan.

S- Smells slightly sweet like a cream with hints of malt and chocolate. Not overly aromatic though.

T- The first impression on the palette is a smokey malt and coffee flavor. Not overpowering but a little more coffee than I like. This taste fades as a very smooth dark chocolate takes precedence and carries off the rest of the experience. A nice heavy cream flavor remains in the background at all times. No hint at the 7.5% ABV in the taste, which is always nice.

M- Surprisingly smooth for a stout bottled with carbon dioxide with a medium body. Goes down very easy.

O- An enjoyable beer. Though it is a little too much on the coffee-side for my preferences I think anyone that enjoys a nice sweet stout or dark brew in general will be pleased. A very smooth feel and goes down extremely easy - which says something to me for a beer that has a higher alcohol content than most. It may not be a favorite but I could see myself picking up another 6-pack in the future. Southern Tier, good job!

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2012 22:47:27 | More by Geegmasta
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

11-15-2012 22:21:26 | More by hollywood_15063
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Ironcityblackand

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

11-15-2012 06:41:04 | More by Ironcityblackand
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PopnLoads

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

11-14-2012 06:18:44 | More by PopnLoads
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Angryzen

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-14-2012 05:44:15 | More by Angryzen
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Picodegallo87

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-14-2012 04:50:13 | More by Picodegallo87
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TidalDave

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

11-11-2012 17:18:01 | More by TidalDave
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Pitch black pour with a thin tan head. Leaves some lacing around the sides of the glass.

S- Roasted malt and a sweet note of sugar, vanilla and some caramel.

T- Roasted malts from beginning to end with some sweetness in the middle. Some hints of coffee and caramel.

M- Smooth and creamy. Medium-full bodied with medium carbonation.

O- Good milk stout, very solid offering.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2012 00:04:30 | More by stephenjmoore
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ScaryEd

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

11-10-2012 14:08:21 | More by ScaryEd
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let8it8grow

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

11-10-2012 02:59:02 | More by let8it8grow
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CraftBeerTastic

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Ba Review #234
Served On: 11/07/2012
Glassware: Duvel Glass
Labeled ABV: 7.5%
Date/ Code: DOB: 05/17/12

Continuing with the Stouts - this one was from a sicker I snagged at A.K.A. Frisco’s in Frederick, MD while picking up some take-out for lunch yesterday.

Look: The brew appeared very dark with no light passing through. The head was at about 1-finger with a sandy tan color. Lacing was present, but not real impressive.

Smell: Peat smoke and a roasted earthy coffee bean character. The lactose was also noticeable along with some dark chocolate. A faint hop bouquet was mixed in to balance out the sweet component.

Taste: First up was the roasted coffee quality. The middle was the lactose sweetness hitting. Finish was a slight bitterness with some hops kicking in. The aftertaste had the roasted notes returning and fading into a lingering bitterness.

This was a very nice Milk Stout. I would have expected nothing less fro ST.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2012 17:18:27 | More by CraftBeerTastic
2X Stout from Southern Tier Brewing Company
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