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2XMAS - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,230
Reviews: 225
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 16.53%
Wants: 48
Gots: 170 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed in the tradition of Swedish Glogg. Ale brewed with Figs, Orange peels, and spices. 2 varieties of hops and 4 types of malts.

(Beer added by: CloudStrife on 10-29-2012)
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look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: Has a dark amber coloration, IMO this is what a beer should look like!
Odor: Christmas spices, I detect a little cinnamon, clove and possibly some orange zest.
Taste: You can taste the hops in this one but it does not have the over powering bitterness of many beers that boast about their hops, very smooth.
Overall: Easy drinking, flavorful, complex, a real winner.

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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Appearance: beautiful ruby red. 5/5, it looks amazing

smell: spice, spice, spice! Nutmeg, all-spice, cinnamon (a lot of cinnamon), fruit (orange peel, apricot, etc). It smells like Christmas (that is, if I knew what Christmas smelled like) 4.5/5

taste: Dark caramel, heavy spice, light fruit sweetness, and lighter hops. Almost no trace of its alcohol (which at 8%, is a good advantage)
The taste is dominated by the malt, fruit, and spice, with the hops only coming through in the after taste, leaving you with the pure sweet holiday goodness
as a malthead, its my kind of beer

mouthfeel: for a beer its size feels a bit too light. Still it dwells nicely and is fairly nice

Overall: 5/5

I might be a little bit biased here, but I see this as the finest holiday beer Ive ever had. It does what it says, and and says what it does (that is, it is a malty, fruity, spiced up delicious brew)
perfect with some good holiday treats. Ill be saving some bottles for drinking when I make ladkas.

I love southern tier, and this make me like them even more.
Here is hoping for more 2X brews to come.
they've all been spectacular

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2XMAS from Southern Tier Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,230 ratings.