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2X Stout - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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2X Stout2X Stout

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1,825 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,825
Reviews: 370
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.32%
Wants: 46
Gots: 154 | 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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Photo of Buschyfor3
4.13/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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: A 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.

Buschyfor3, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of cmpashia
4/5  rDev +5.3%

cmpashia, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of jaemeno3
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

jaemeno3, Aug 17, 2014
Photo of zapahoppa
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

zapahoppa, Aug 17, 2014
Photo of JohnLasher92
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.

JohnLasher92, Aug 17, 2014
Photo of Nlawrence301
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Nlawrence301, Aug 16, 2014
Photo of zetasai
5/5  rDev +31.6%

zetasai, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of Big_Dave
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Big_Dave, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of RDoughty
3.72/5  rDev -2.1%

RDoughty, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of Rborre321
3.48/5  rDev -8.4%

Rborre321, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of MadCat
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: A nice black color, good tan head, leaves good lacing

Smell: Chocolate, roasty malts

Taste: Chocolate and roasted malts, some earthy hops, not much bitterness due to the nitro

Mouthfeel: Standard nitro mouthfeel, creamy and smooth

Overall: Good, but not outstanding. I would be more interested in trying it without the nitro, I was unaware it would be on nitro when ordering. I think the nitro may have steam rolled some of the flavor

MadCat, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of emeyer
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

emeyer, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of chuckania
4.16/5  rDev +9.5%

chuckania, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of JuanAlberto
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

JuanAlberto, Aug 13, 2014
Photo of Woodman70
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Woodman70, Aug 13, 2014
Photo of Mpenders
3.64/5  rDev -4.2%

Mpenders, Aug 12, 2014
Photo of MacStinson
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

MacStinson, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of cardinals22
4/5  rDev +5.3%

cardinals22, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of jl2414
4/5  rDev +5.3%

jl2414, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of DrMindbender
4/5  rDev +5.3%

DrMindbender, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of Zachboler
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Zachboler, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of jhlosito75
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

jhlosito75, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of jzlyo
4/5  rDev +5.3%

jzlyo, Aug 08, 2014
Photo of zestar
4/5  rDev +5.3%

zestar, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of CabbageA19
3.99/5  rDev +5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A bit much of the alcohol - faint smell and bit more than faint taste initially but the beer recovers quickly with a sweet middle if the tongue taste and smoothish finish

As expected look with a nice foamy head that leaves rings down your glass.

A good taste and good value if you want to both drink a stout and catch a buzz

CabbageA19, Aug 06, 2014
2X Stout from Southern Tier Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,825 ratings.