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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

1,608 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,608
Reviews: 349
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 35
Gots: 92 | 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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fatboy91

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-18-2013 15:38:17 | More by fatboy91
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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-18-2013 00:50:01 | More by Segelstrom
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JohnQVD

New York

3/5  rDev -21.1%

02-17-2013 22:42:08 | More by JohnQVD
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Billz187

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +25%

02-17-2013 02:13:32 | More by Billz187
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Dyerseve

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-16-2013 01:33:57 | More by Dyerseve
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Metatron6

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

02-15-2013 19:20:40 | More by Metatron6
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ROBSTARR

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

02-15-2013 14:46:37 | More by ROBSTARR
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JK4Stout

Virginia

3.14/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: Not too shabby. decent head, but not enough to send me into orbit. Great color. Makes me think of easter morning, but someone melted my chocolate bunny and put it in a tulip glass.

S: Meh...expected a bit more. Almost smells unfinished or just weak. I don't claim to know much about much, but I have drank my fair share of stouts...weak scent.

T: Average. Terrapin makes a way better product here. I was really excited to try this...even left a bottle of Chimay Blue chilling, but just didn't do it for me. Just not thick enough to justify the title.

M: Again average in every sense.

O: Try it if you like, but you've been warned.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2013 01:27:07 | More by JK4Stout
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fps_dean

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Despite already having a 6 pack of stout in the fridge at home, I had to pick a 6 of Southern Tier's 2x Stout up, as it was a brew from Southern Tier I had not had yet. Those who have had any of Southern Tier's brews will know exactly what I am talking about, as I have never had anything bad from them.

This stout is pitch black, and you can tell it's on the thicker side just from looking at it. There is fairly little head.

It smells fairly chocolaty.

It tastes like chocolate, milk, caramel, and malt. A higher alcohol is clearly noticeable as well. It hits your mouth sweet, but leaves bitter, and the overall flavor profile is pretty much inline with traditional stouts. It is fairly sweet, but not overly sweet like many milk stouts. I think it works as well with cheeses as it does with deserts.

This is a rather thick and strong stout, but it does not have as much head as I would like.

Despite not having as much head as I would like, this is a pretty solid milk stout.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2013 02:35:00 | More by fps_dean
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PapiMagnum

New York

5/5  rDev +31.6%

02-13-2013 06:47:24 | More by PapiMagnum
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reitzbrewing

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

02-13-2013 03:06:04 | More by reitzbrewing
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CamM

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

02-11-2013 01:03:22 | More by CamM
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kkmiller76

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

02-10-2013 03:28:08 | More by kkmiller76
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cjoc83

Pennsylvania

3.8/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottled 1/16/13. Pours black into a chalice with some garnet hues visible at the far edges of the glass when held up to light. An initial 2 finger khaki head fades quickly to a ring. Some decent lace.

Smell is mostly sweet milk and roasted malt, with a touch of brown sugar. A little subdued, but this seems typical of milk stouts.

Flavors pop in the mouth. Roasted malt and lactose sweetness in the front, followed by some caramel and a slight, earthy hop note before finishing with a little bitter, roasted coffee. Pretty nice stuff.

Medium bodied, smooth, and pretty easy drinking. Not as viscous as a typical RIS (as this is a milk stout after all), but by no means watery or light bodied. A little creamy. ABV isn't noticeable at all.

A super solid milk stout I bought as part of a mix-a-six. Definitely not regretting it. As far as milk stouts go, this fella is full of flavor and drinks easy. I could see having a few of these.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2013 00:29:33 | More by cjoc83
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-09-2013 22:31:43 | More by t0rin0
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elchingen

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

02-07-2013 23:18:14 | More by elchingen
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chebode2

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

02-07-2013 07:18:40 | More by chebode2
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craftbrew502

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

02-07-2013 00:31:35 | More by craftbrew502
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DmanGTR

New York

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-06-2013 20:57:07 | More by DmanGTR
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MADPolo

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

02-04-2013 20:15:25 | More by MADPolo
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hophead81


4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-04-2013 12:16:24 | More by hophead81
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jnardone235

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

02-03-2013 17:37:13 | More by jnardone235
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OHBridgeGuy

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-02-2013 23:49:32 | More by OHBridgeGuy
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bob_d_j

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.3%

01-31-2013 23:07:47 | More by bob_d_j
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M1A2

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

01-30-2013 20:01:55 | More by M1A2
2X Stout from Southern Tier Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,608 ratings.