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2X Stout - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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2X Stout2X Stout

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very good

1,719 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,719
Reviews: 358
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 41
Gots: 132 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tulip pint glass

The beer pours a deep brown/nearly black with about two fingers worth of dense tan head. The head fades relatively quickly leaving behind very little lacing.

The beer smells moderately roasty and slightly sweet, The aroma seems to fit into a nice middle ground of not being too mild, but also not being overpowering

The taste, like the aroma, is moderately roasty and slightly sweet. The sweetness seems to come more from a heavy handed use of crystal malts than from the lactose. The body is a little thinner than I would expect for the style.

Overall, this is a decent beer that is fairly easy to drink, but not something that I would seek out. I prefer my Milk/Sweet Stouts to be a bit fuller in body, and a have a little more sweetness from the lactose.

CBlack85, Aug 27, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev +9.2%

Serving: 12 oz bottle served in a Samuel Smith’s nonic pint glass

A: Deep brown, not quite black; hints of mahogany highlights just appearing along the edge of the glass; decent head on pour, about a finger and a half thick, but quickly recedes to a ring of foam and lacing.

S: On the nose there is a nice, sweet roasted profile that stands out; hints of bittersweet chocolate, medium roast coffee; some biscuit/bread notes flirt here and there, but the chocolate/coffee combo is most prevalent.

T: Starts with a blast of solid roasted malts, a pleasant, medium-roast coffee flavor and a supporting touch of chocolate, like powdered cocoa; a slight, creamy sweetness mixes in there, likely from the lactose, and it is probably accentuated by the chocolate/cocoa flavor; not as sweet on the palate as in the nose, but what sweetness that is there is complementary; a bit of bite come through towards the finish, perhaps aided by the hops, but really more along the lines of the bittering quality of fresh coffee grounds, which dries out and lingers on the tongue after each sip.

M: Not overly thick, but a nice touch of creaminess – again from the lactose – lends to a decidedly medium-bodied mouthfeel.

O: I’ve always enjoyed ST’s stout offerings and never had one let me down. What we have here is a nice, sturdy “double milk stout” that hits all the expected notes while clocking in at a higher ABV than what is apparent. And all while remaining remarkably smooth and easy to enjoy. I would put the 2x Stout on par with the likes of Sam Adam’s Cream Stout, LH Milk Stout Nitro. Nicely done.

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Poured from the bottle into my large frozen beer mug. Bottle has DOB of 6/27/14 stamped below the label. Pours a deep brown with sparks of light coming through. Delicious sandy head with an okay lace. Taste is of chocolaty malt with a good hop aftertaste to balance. There is a slight creamy mouthfeel. I love stouts but the hops make this one the best of both worlds. I can't see myself getting bored of this brew.

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2X Stout from Southern Tier Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,719 ratings.