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2XMAS - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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981 Ratings
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Ratings: 981
Reviews: 193
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 15.63%
Wants: 20
Gots: 51 | FT: 3
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: 981 | Reviews: 193 | Display Reviews Only:
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sennin

Michigan

4/5  rDev +7.8%

03-23-2013 23:57:53 | More by sennin
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WoodburyMN

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

03-21-2013 21:00:11 | More by WoodburyMN
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Skyjmpr

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

03-18-2013 02:37:34 | More by Skyjmpr
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benjamincarter

Minnesota

2.25/5  rDev -39.4%

03-16-2013 19:55:06 | More by benjamincarter
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

03-15-2013 02:06:05 | More by AlexFields
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surfrogue1

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

03-14-2013 02:22:44 | More by surfrogue1
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wmobley

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

03-13-2013 21:25:25 | More by wmobley
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

03-13-2013 04:51:13 | More by Zachtheporter
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

03-11-2013 18:48:45 | More by Phillyz
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StArnoldFan

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

03-11-2013 17:04:57 | More by StArnoldFan
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Ford

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.8%

03-11-2013 02:10:09 | More by Ford
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brentblack1

New York

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

03-09-2013 12:29:23 | More by brentblack1
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brewdlyhooked13

Ohio

4.15/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - dark reddish amber, a short-lived head of pale mocha is just a spotty cover within a minute or two.

Aroma - spiced with ginger, anise, clove, a fine bouquet of seasonal smells.

Taste - richly toasty malt base, orange, clove and anise providing some great spicy flavors. As the swallow dries, the hoppiness is shallow, a touch medicinal and even a little metallic, but not especially bitter. Decent balance to the sweeter front side flavors. Nice breath of waming alcohol as this winds down.

Mouthfeel - medium to slightly full body, fairly crisp, smooth.

Overall - extremely good session seasonal. I only got a few loose bottles this year, this one's on the short list for a few sixers next time around.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2013 00:56:05 | More by brewdlyhooked13
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.71/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle purchased at Beers of the World in Henrietta, NY.

Pours a golden brown color, with a half inch head, and a little bit of lacing down the glass.

Smells spicy (not in the hot way)- cinnamon, nutmeg, and brown sugar.

It tastes basically the same- quite Christmasy- as expected- molasses, gingerbread, brown sugar, and candied fruits. There is a bit of an orange peel flavor, with cinnamon and nutmeg. There are a lot of cool flavors in this, but they don't always seem to mesh very well.

Medium bodied, slightly creamy mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

Not a bad Christmas seasonal, but needs a little bit of cleaning up.

Serving type: on-tap

03-06-2013 00:23:32 | More by GreesyFizeek
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RyanTheQ

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.8%

03-05-2013 19:55:16 | More by RyanTheQ
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pottergator

New York

4/5  rDev +7.8%

03-03-2013 20:48:08 | More by pottergator
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Pencible

Virginia

3.95/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: This poured a clear dark copper with a bit of light tan head.
S: It smelled like lots of nutmeg and clove, with some copper hops and cinnamon and vanilla.
T: It tasted just like the scent, full of holiday spices. It had a lean and spicy aftertaste.
M: It was watery with a little carbonation. Fairly light body.
D: This was a nice holiday ale, with lots of spice. The scent and taste and body were all good, with a smooth finish, so it was easy to drink. Mmm.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2013 21:15:27 | More by Pencible
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TimRex

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

02-28-2013 16:24:16 | More by TimRex
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buckyp

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +7.8%

02-26-2013 22:58:18 | More by buckyp
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JustinSamuelson

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

02-25-2013 18:46:03 | More by JustinSamuelson
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JayKay412

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.8%

02-23-2013 19:58:54 | More by JayKay412
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JC333

New York

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

02-22-2013 22:47:45 | More by JC333
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tipfortap

New York

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

02-21-2013 20:47:54 | More by tipfortap
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MaddMatt639

California

3.8/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Tasted on February 7, 2013:

A: Pours a very dark amber, Kind of a maple color. Barely any retention.

S: Numerous spices right off the bat. A faint hint of orange and some cinnamon. No fig.

T: Mouth full of spices. Picking up mainly cinnamon and nutmeg. Very malty in the beginning and a slight fig note in the end. Not very sweet in the end.

M: Wouldn't go as far as smooth, but a good sipping beer. I have a medium heaviness left on my tongue.

O: A very unique and good spiced winter ale. Enjoyed the cinnamon and nutmeg. Just wish there was a little more to it.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2013 09:03:49 | More by MaddMatt639
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TonyY

New York

4/5  rDev +7.8%

02-18-2013 19:43:39 | More by TonyY
2XMAS from Southern Tier Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 981 ratings.