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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

1,681 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,681
Reviews: 354
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.32%
Wants: 38
Gots: 118 | 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: 1,681 | Reviews: 354 | Display Reviews Only:
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AlphaKing414

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-02-2012 05:30:29 | More by AlphaKing414
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tellish33

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-02-2012 00:43:58 | More by tellish33
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agreenman19

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

04-01-2012 22:59:13 | More by agreenman19
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pastafarian

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-01-2012 22:52:07 | More by pastafarian
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stbo101

Illinois

3/5  rDev -21.1%

04-01-2012 20:27:38 | More by stbo101
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Bilco

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-01-2012 16:18:04 | More by Bilco
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metter98

New York

3.63/5  rDev -4.5%

A: The beer is nearly jet black in color—only traces of amber are visible near the edge of the glass when it is held up to the light. It poured with a half finger high dense tan head that never completely faded away, consistently leaving a thin layer of bubbles on the surface, a thick ring around the edge of the glass and some lacing down the edges.
S: There are aromas of lactose sugar and chocolate in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and has flavors of lactose and milk chocolate; it almost tastes like a liquid version of chocolate mousse.
M: It feels medium-bodied and somewhat smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink and although it has an added kick with the extra strength, the alcohol is well hidden from the taste. It doesn’t have the creaminess compared to other beers in the style but it has lots of chocolate flavors.

04-01-2012 14:30:02 | More by metter98
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tsulli

Ohio

5/5  rDev +31.6%

04-01-2012 03:00:28 | More by tsulli
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Lee45102

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

03-31-2012 21:49:06 | More by Lee45102
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partypak

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

03-31-2012 20:10:23 | More by partypak
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thegerm87

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5.3%

03-31-2012 02:15:35 | More by thegerm87
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barnzy78

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12oz bottle, pours opaque black with a thin light brown head that holds little retention and leaves no lacing on the glass. Aromas are sweet milk chocolate and roasted grains. Tastes are sweet and creamy with milk chocolate and roasted grains, slight prickle on the tongue from the alcohol that is non-existent, with a bit of hop bitterness on the finish. Mouth-feel is creamy and smooth, while being full-bodied. Overall, good take on the style, especially with the extra ABV.

03-31-2012 01:53:56 | More by barnzy78
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jsh420

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

03-29-2012 17:54:46 | More by jsh420
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druptight

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

03-28-2012 14:59:04 | More by druptight
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bnes09

Illinois

3.88/5  rDev +2.1%

Dark brown, near black in color. Almost opaque, just a few photons are able to penetrate. Fairly weak head, not much lacing.

Clean aroma, cooked corn and other cereal grains. Weak roasted aroma.

Flavor is mild overall. Grits and steel cut oat flavor form a solid backbone. Hops are citric, providing an orange-lemon twist with a hint of grass. Can also taste a faint yeast flavor. Roasted notes come through ever so subtly in the end.

Medium bodied. Malts and grains in the texture. Good carbonation. Smooth feel overall.

Way different than I expected when I saw "2x Stout" but this is not necessarily a bad thing. The unique property of this beer is the mellow roasted flavor which allows all the underlying flavors to come out. Don't let to color of this beer trick you, it is a very mellow and drinkable brew.

03-28-2012 13:09:27 | More by bnes09
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mjtiernan

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

03-28-2012 02:19:00 | More by mjtiernan
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richkrull

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

03-26-2012 22:25:23 | More by richkrull
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redlegacy

New York

2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

03-26-2012 22:03:33 | More by redlegacy
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JCFinn

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

03-26-2012 18:41:39 | More by JCFinn
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jriggins6

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

03-26-2012 12:31:15 | More by jriggins6
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

03-26-2012 05:24:29 | More by TonyTalon
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rydev24

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

03-25-2012 22:46:33 | More by rydev24
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jaidenjb

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

03-25-2012 19:23:22 | More by jaidenjb
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DoctorDog

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

03-24-2012 02:49:55 | More by DoctorDog
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Brenden

Ohio

3.9/5  rDev +2.6%

This beer is a dark brown that, while very dark, does allow some light to peek through. The brown head that forms sits steady at about a finger in height and shows good retention. A couple rings of lacing are left in my snifter before going spotty but remaining consistent.
The nose offers mostly roasty malts and dark chocolate with just a hint of tangy sweet dark fruits and a ghost of pine from hops. It's a bit understated, but displays a heavy malts profile with good balance.
The flavor showcases the same, with the sweetness of the lactose sugars coming out more strongly and setting itself in harmony with the dry roastiness of the dark malts and the bittersweet chocolate notes. The balance really works well, as a nudge in either direction would make it too sweet or too dry. As it is, it mingles very well together. The slight tang of something like prune remains, though subtle, and hops presence is low but enough to further add to the balance and depth.
The body is on the heftier side of medium, perhaps verging into heavier, with a carbonation that is appropriately light while making for a bit of creaminess. There's a good smoothness to this beer as well.

03-22-2012 14:33:04 | More by Brenden
2X Stout from Southern Tier Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,681 ratings.