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2XMAS - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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1,208 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,208
Reviews: 217
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 16.53%
Wants: 45
Gots: 157 | 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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2/5  rDev -45.8%

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4.05/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.24/5  rDev -12.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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2/5  rDev -45.8%

Wow. That is unlike an any beer I've ever had. I appreciate it but not my favorite at all. The smell was pure pickled ginger, like the one you get when you get sushi. The overall taste was like a cleaning agent with lemon and ginger. I know that sounds weird but that's this beer in a nutshell. I usually love ST but this was not for me. First ever drain pour

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3.61/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.08/5  rDev +10.6%

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3.76/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.4/5  rDev +19.2%

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4.04/5  rDev +9.5%

Sweet, spicy and smooth. Tastes like a Xmas pudding with a slight bitter bite at the end. Figs, cherries and oranges with nutmeg, Cardamom, allspice...

Almost a slight barrel-aged tinge to it. Different and fun!

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2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3.84/5  rDev +4.1%

Photo of macher0
3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A. Deep amber mahogany color. Fairly cloudy. Frothy slightly amber head develops. Some laces adhere to the glass.

S. Christmas spice nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice. Cinnamon baked apples, dark malts, yeast rolls,and butter.

T. Dark malts and hop dominant the front. The back is where the spices cone through in a much more subtle form than the nose. Fairly bitter.

M. Fairly smooth, moderate carbonation, full body.

O. A good seasonal Christmas ale. I'm glad the spice profile in the taste is toned down compared to the nose. This is a good beer to get a person in the Christmas spirit.

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Had it on tap at Tap House in Plainfield.
Pours a dark amber with small head.
Not very aromatic.
Taste is of a spicy ale.
Mouth feel is typical of an amber ale.
Overall a fine Xmas Ale. Just enough spice to make if different. A solid offering from ST.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

2XMAS from Southern Tier Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,208 ratings.