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2XMAS - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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1,260 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,260
Reviews: 233
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 16.58%
Wants: 49
Gots: 189 | 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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Ratings: 1,260 | Reviews: 233 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of TWStandley
3.16/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mconner666
4.03/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ljohnston2008
3.86/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Travitten
3.84/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TMWSIY
3.16/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Good head. A bit sugary malty thick feel. Which wanst too pleasant. But the taste makes up for it. Good hints of spice.

Photo of MarkQ617
3.91/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Had this poured into a pint glass. The color is really nice, deep brown. Almost a maple syrup. Sweet flavor, spices, some citrus on the tail end, particularly orange. Reasonable carbonation. I actually think it's a bit underrated. Good stuff!

Photo of Krashna11
4.38/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ImFlyerThanYou
2.66/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Does not taste as good as it looks or smells.

Photo of jzeilinger
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beerdrifter
4.34/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Slightly hazy copper-amber pour with an off-white one finger head with minimal retention and decent lacing. The nose is incredible! Huge spice notes with hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, ginger, and orange peel. The taste follows suit with the spices dominating. Huge cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and clove along with hints of toffee and brown sugar. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation and tangy, spicy finish. Overall, maybe I'm just in the Christmas spirit, but this is an amazing interpretation of the style. The spices are bold, but not overpowering, and it's hugely drinkable. One of my favorite Christmas beers yet!

Photo of Mavigo
3/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Well it's smissmas time so I figure I'd be jolly.

Pours a transparent copper color with a thin tan head that evaporates quickly. Smells of cinnamon, oranges, caramom, ginger, lemon zest. Flavor is interesting, quite intense. It is sweet and rich but it has strong aftertaste of hops and all the other spices that are present. A bit off putting. It is medium bodied and well carbonated, strong after taste. Overall, this was alright, it wasn't horrible but I do need to wash out this weird aftertaste.

Photo of GregStoner
3.93/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Vogt52
3.55/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of N_Overholt
4.11/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ManWithNoName
4.16/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kmahe
4.4/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Anaxagoris
3.26/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WastingFreetime
3.44/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of y0tommyb
3.79/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AFCPar-tie-ers
1.73/5  rDev -53%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Too much bull going on in this beer. Smelling christmas and tasting christmas are two different things entirely...After forcing down another half a beer, if you can call it that, I have to say that this jagermeister diarrhea with cloves. Absolutely terrible

Photo of Donkster46
3.63/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of warnerry
3.06/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of EvoRich
4.21/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Copper in color, with a hazy appearance

Smell: Spices, cinnamon. Sugary sweetness. Christmas cookies.

Taste: A very piny, spicy flavor up front. A lot of cinnamon. Not as sweet as the aroma's would lead you to believe. Makes me think of a Christmas tree.

Feel: Medium bodied, easy to drink.

Overall: Very, very good beer. It's not mind blowing, but it's very good. Definitely will put you in mind of Christmas with the aromas and flavors.

Photo of JohnofUpton
2.8/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Drain pour
Just nasty.
Blech.

Photo of JMUbrewz
3.44/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

2XMAS from Southern Tier Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 1,260 ratings.