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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

1,694 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,694
Reviews: 355
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.32%
Wants: 38
Gots: 119 | 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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gr0g

New Jersey

3.63/5  rDev -4.5%

Pours pitch black with a khaki-colored head. Some lacing left clear around the glass, though spotty. Aroma is rich, befitting the "2X" moniker. Sweet, kind of like molasses. Bit of a smoke note, too. Rich chocolate, maybe half milk chocolate half dark. Some whiffs of alcohol, though. Quite nice on the nose, overall.

Flavor is good, but excessive roast astringency and fusel character brings it down a notch or two. Sweetness from lactose and residual malt sugars is fairly high, but it's nothing like ST's own Creme Brulee or Choklat, to give a point of reference. Flavors tip towards the chocolate side of the scale, with perhaps some faint coffee. Mouthfeel is kind of thin and not quite smooth. Carbonation could be a bit less harsh.

Rich and sweet, though not cloying. The roast character was somewhat overbearing for me. Though stronger and more flavorful, I didn't find this as enjoyable as "lighter" examples like Sam Adams Cream Stout or Left Hand Milk Stout.

05-13-2014 05:26:42 | More by gr0g
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nineworldseries

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-13-2014 00:55:41 | More by nineworldseries
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neckbeered

Montana

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

05-12-2014 16:51:33 | More by neckbeered
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griffeyb

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

05-12-2014 14:17:01 | More by griffeyb
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grahuba

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-10-2014 20:08:50 | More by grahuba
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scratch69

Missouri

3.89/5  rDev +2.4%

I poured a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance- Very dark brown with a fingers worth of light tan head. Nice ring of lacing after each swallow.

Smell- Light aroma of roasted malt and chocolate.

Taste- Roasted malt and chocolate flavors with some notes of dark fruits.

Mouthfeel- Full bodied, smooth, and creamy. Sticky feel after the swallow.

Overall- A good beer from Southern Tier. I like their creme brulee better but this is still very enjoyable.

05-09-2014 23:47:11 | More by scratch69
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Jlabs

New York

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-09-2014 17:07:38 | More by Jlabs
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DLSheidy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-09-2014 01:18:17 | More by DLSheidy
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smccann

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -21.1%

05-08-2014 23:15:38 | More by smccann
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nrweigand43

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

05-08-2014 12:52:20 | More by nrweigand43
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WiserBud

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-08-2014 01:51:20 | More by WiserBud
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JakeEsterly

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-08-2014 01:05:59 | More by JakeEsterly
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HoppyBastard2

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-07-2014 09:12:17 | More by HoppyBastard2
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jborg

New York

3/5  rDev -21.1%

05-07-2014 01:10:26 | More by jborg
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-06-2014 12:56:20 | More by DrunkinYogi
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-05-2014 22:57:20 | More by MikeWard
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-04-2014 23:55:08 | More by Eaglefan344
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-04-2014 03:25:40 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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Maltyduo

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-04-2014 01:52:05 | More by Maltyduo
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robotiks

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-03-2014 03:44:47 | More by robotiks
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ThomasAWilson2

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

05-02-2014 19:37:51 | More by ThomasAWilson2
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wisegreensoul

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

05-01-2014 14:58:28 | More by wisegreensoul
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TheBeerdedCharmer

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-28-2014 04:59:30 | More by TheBeerdedCharmer
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-26-2014 19:22:01 | More by ramrod666
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IronLover

Pennsylvania

4.04/5  rDev +6.3%

Black in color with dark brown hues on the edges. Poured with a thick beige foam that quickly reduced to thin wisps. Rich, roasted malt aroma with sweet dark chocolate and dark fruit notes. Creamy smooth up front followed by tight, rich carbonation in the middle returning to creamy smoothness to the end. Sweet cream flavor up front with roasted malt beneath that intensifies through the middle. A touch of hop bitterness and dark fruit flavors toward the end as this finished semi-dryly with a lightly charred, roasted coffee, and roasted malt aftertaste. Very accessible, affordable, and enjoyable. Southern Tier is one of my favorites.

04-26-2014 04:17:53 | More by IronLover
2X Stout from Southern Tier Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,694 ratings.