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2X Stout - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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2X Stout2X Stout

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1,835 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,835
Reviews: 370
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 47
Gots: 159 | 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:
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(Beer added by: Morey on 12-18-2011)
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Photo of bigfnjoe
3.58/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass

A- pours black with a three finger light brown head that fades quickly. Looks like a quality stout

S- mild aroma of milk chocolate and lactase

T- very sweet tasting, with the lactase dominating all flavors....getting hints of chocolate as well, but the sweetness is dominant. Not necessarily a bad thing, after all, it is a milk stout

M- medium bodied

O- about part for the course, but still very good. The ABV is hidden very well in this one, and you get a nice bang for your buck with it. Most milk stouts cost roughly the same about per sixer, and have much less alcohol

bigfnjoe, Mar 05, 2012
Photo of outsider
4/5  rDev +5.3%

outsider, Mar 05, 2012
Photo of buddydubbs
4/5  rDev +5.3%

buddydubbs, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of jackrodgers77
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

jackrodgers77, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of ShadyJay
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

ShadyJay, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of Cariadmum
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Cariadmum, Mar 03, 2012
Photo of brandonasplundh
4/5  rDev +5.3%

brandonasplundh, Mar 03, 2012
Photo of BeerImmediately
4.18/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours with a 1-2F creamy tan head over a deep, opaque brown body. Head fades to solid film, with decent lacing.

Aromas carry much of the lactic nature. Milk chocolate, and light bittersweet roast.

Nice dark chocolate soufflee, meringue, cream, roasted malt, and coffee bean. Not too sweet.

Mouthfeel might be a touch thin for something claiming to be a double stout, however, is still above average as Milk Stouts go.

This was the last of my six pack, and overall, it was a very enjoyable beer.

BeerImmediately, Mar 03, 2012
Photo of Lynn
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Lynn, Mar 02, 2012
Photo of Zachtheporter
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Zachtheporter, Mar 02, 2012
Photo of bellce0
4/5  rDev +5.3%

bellce0, Mar 02, 2012
Photo of BigGameRick
2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

BigGameRick, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of BFro
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

BFro, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of bigbeers84
4/5  rDev +5.3%

bigbeers84, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of BugTownPub
4/5  rDev +5.3%

BugTownPub, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of lccrunchy
4/5  rDev +5.3%

lccrunchy, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of nmann08
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

nmann08, Feb 29, 2012
Photo of stewart124
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a very dark black with some brownish hues. A centimeter of tan head dissipates to leave just a light lace.

Nice aroma of coffee, roasted malts and what comes off as noble hops.

Medium to full-bodied with a very nice bitterness to sweetness. The roasted characters couple with the lactose and work well together. Crisp and finishing fairly dry. Hop bitterness adds another dimension and really helps this to bite the tip of the tongue and finish dry.

The 7.5% abv is very hard to notice. Just a slight warming in the finish and in the belly. Another solid example from Southern Tier.

stewart124, Feb 28, 2012
Photo of jfcaa193
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

jfcaa193, Feb 27, 2012
Photo of johnkyoungoh
4/5  rDev +5.3%

johnkyoungoh, Feb 26, 2012
Photo of justintcoons
2.93/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured into an imperial pint glass.

A: Pours a transparent black with red highlights. Has less than 1 finger of white head that dissipates quickly and thin webbed lacing.

N: Coffee & cream along with milk chocolate and marshmallow.

T: Cola and watered down chocolate upfront. Some bitterness comes through mid-palate with cocoa nibs and a splash of black coffee. Finishes bitter with charred earth along with hints of lactose. There are some subtle hints on lemon citrus in there throughout.

M: Light-medium bodied, semi-creamy, smooth and dry.

O: This is actually kind of bitter for a cream stout. There is a good roasty quality to it along with some light tones of milk. Not bad.

justintcoons, Feb 26, 2012
Photo of csustar001
3/5  rDev -21.1%

csustar001, Feb 26, 2012
Photo of mattbk
3.58/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- Opaque, black, creamy head. Not very very thick. The head dissipates quickly.

S- The aroma is very full of cream, with some piney hoppiness. There's some light roast in the distance. I'm surprised by the hoppiness actually, it's a bit dominating.

T- Interesting. The first taste is the roast, but that quickly gives way to the aformentioned hops, with a citrus zing, followed by a lasting finish from the milk sugar. It combines to leave the impression of roasted, dry hopped, milk. The alcohol contributes a bit to the taste as well.

M- Medium-full bodied, but not over the top. Low carbonation. I thought this might be thicker.

O- A decent beer, but my feeling is this beer is going in too many directions. The hops tend to throw off the overall roast and sweetness a bit. I wouldn't mind if the body was just a bit fuller too.

mattbk, Feb 26, 2012
Photo of webb534
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

webb534, Feb 25, 2012
Photo of Ish1
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Ish1, Feb 22, 2012
2X Stout from Southern Tier Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,835 ratings.