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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

1,633 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,633
Reviews: 351
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 36
Gots: 98 | 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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Ratings: 1,633 | Reviews: 351 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-08-2014 17:44:27 | More by ChaseTheAce
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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

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AdmiralOzone

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -21.1%

07-06-2014 18:06:13 | More by AdmiralOzone
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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-06-2014 16:30:11 | More by DanGeo
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New York

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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Texas

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Florida

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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PTEdelman

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-03-2014 19:08:14 | More by PTEdelman
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daron7

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

07-03-2014 01:54:42 | More by daron7
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Mikus

Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer is a staple in my house... my wife is head over heels for it. Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into my snifter. Pitch black body with a very minimal brownish head that was gone in an instant. Def. what a stout should look like in my opinion. Smelled of cocoa, molasses, a hint of coffee coming thorough from the dark malts (with a bit of agitation). Very coffee-forward taste (which might explain my wife's obsession), and some nice deep dark malts. Just enough bitterness to offset. Rich and creamy mouthfeel, and low level of carbonation that kept it from being to viscous. Very excited that I will be able to grab one of these out of the fridge every once in a while when she isn't looking. Nice stout.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2014 02:57:11 | More by Mikus
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david18

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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fank2788

Connecticut

3.74/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle served in a pint glass
Pours a very dark brown that is a few shades lighter than black, fairly opaque it doesn't allow much light through but does throw some highlights on the edges. The head is about a finger thick, light tan bubbles that fall to a thin layer in some time. The smell is a touch of roasted malt combined with lactose sugary sweetness and dark caramels or light chocolates. The taste is similar to the smell as the lactose sweetness leads the way bolstered by the chocolate notes and finished with a touch of roasted malt bitterness. Hop aroma and flavor is nearly nonexistent, there may be just a touch of bitterness coming from hops with the bulk from the malt. Trends a bit towards the sweet side, especially up front while the body is incredibly creamy and smooth both due to the lactose and a high level of fine bubbled carbonation. Overall a good stout, I'm not the biggest fan of the style so personally I"m not thrilled by this beer but would say that it is well done and should be liked by fans of milk stouts.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 01:28:29 | More by fank2788
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Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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2X Stout from Southern Tier Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,633 ratings.