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2X Stout - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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1,780 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,780
Reviews: 365
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 45
Gots: 144 | 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%

BrownAleMale, Apr 20, 2013
Photo of KYGunner
3.91/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jet black, completely opaque, the head was stiff and bubbly.

Dry malty, crackery and slightly charred there's a certain weakness." 2X" should be more pronounced.

The taste is grassy and earthy. Charred malts with a dry Graham cracker crust, there's a hidden chocolatey taste but that natural charred grass wins out.

Overall I like it, very rough around the edge but smooth at the same time.

KYGunner, Apr 20, 2013
Photo of stercomm
3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into one of my trusty Half Acre tulip glasses

A - Dark brown with a slight red tinge when held up to the light, very slight light brown head, mild lacing.

S - Get sweet milk chocolate, cocoa, maybe a hint of vanilla

T - Good crisp taste with threads of chocolate and vanilla, some roasted malts for sure, nice finish with a little kicks of hops.

M - Slight creaminess with a nice edge to it, very mild carbonation.

O - I was very pleasantly surprised, nicely balanced brew as some one else said it grows on you as you take another taste.

stercomm, Apr 20, 2013
Photo of mntlover
4.18/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a black some red highlights when held to the light. Only a one finger brown head even from an aggressive pour only light lace.

Aroma is sweet, definite lactose sweetness present. Nice chocolate notes and light coffee.

Taste is nice good lactose sweetness, chocolate notes with good coffee hints with light smoke hints. Good smooth sweetness with a finish that's mostly coffee with a light hop bite. Finding the flavor very enjoyable and smooth.

Mouthfeel is a big medium very smooth, nice.

Overall liking this one very enjoyable tasty sweet and smooth.

mntlover, Apr 19, 2013
Photo of ChrisKayler
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

ChrisKayler, Apr 18, 2013
Photo of thecheapies
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very dark brown/black with a light brown head of a quarter to half an inch. Little strands of lace that slide.

Cocoa and milky malts in the nose. Medium roastiness. Apparent sweetness. Grains and light hops.

Rugged with malts. Roasty char, sweet milk, dark chocolate, hop bitterness with a flair of citrus, general earthiness. Undercurrent of fusel alcohol. Good stuff.

Medium body. Somewhat lighter carbonation. Feels good. A little alcohol noise carrying over.

Pretty damn solid milk stout. Growing on me each time I have one.

thecheapies, Apr 18, 2013
Photo of ZombiesAteMyDog
4/5  rDev +5.3%

ZombiesAteMyDog, Apr 17, 2013
Photo of civicm87
4/5  rDev +5.3%

civicm87, Apr 17, 2013
Photo of Wiedemann
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Wiedemann, Apr 16, 2013
Photo of Kelp
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Kelp, Apr 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

AlphaKingKegger, Apr 15, 2013
Photo of jplopez21
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

jplopez21, Apr 15, 2013
Photo of Skott1123
3/5  rDev -21.1%

Skott1123, Apr 13, 2013
Photo of mcdego1279
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

mcdego1279, Apr 13, 2013
Photo of Treyliff
3.53/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Pours nearly pitch black with a small fizzy dark tan head that quickly dissapears completely, leaving no lace or retention.

S- sugary sweet chocolate syrup, light roasted character, touch of coffe, lightly herbal and woodsy

T- roasted malty notes give way to a sweet & sugary chocolate flavor, some herbal hop notes on tepee finish with just a touch of coffee on a sweet finish

M- medium-bodied, slightly chewy mouthfeel with low carbonation and a creamy finish, alcohol warmth on the end

O- this one was pretty pretty good, but hard to live up to their blackwater series beers. Worth a try, but probably won't buy again.

Treyliff, Apr 13, 2013
Photo of mountdew1
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pouted into a goblet. Color was a very dark brown, that was almost black. Opaque, with a thin brown bubbly head. Aroma was slightly sweet up front, mixed to a bit of smokey, then finished with a hint of alcohol. Flavor had the lactose sweet up front as I would expect it to be, but then shifted to a bit of bitter alcohol acidity. Coated very well, not overly thick, needed perhaps a tad more carbonation. Not bad. Up front, great flavor profile, but didn't finish very well.

mountdew1, Apr 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

JoeLacy, Apr 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

tbonci, Apr 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Nachos4two, Apr 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Atomicskis5, Apr 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

saucy626, Apr 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Achilles811, Apr 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

RyFikes, Apr 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

jdibbs, Apr 08, 2013
Photo of Andrew041180
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Andrew041180, Apr 08, 2013
2X Stout from Southern Tier Brewing Company
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