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2X Steam - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

419 Ratings
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Ratings: 419
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 13.64%
Wants: 7
Gots: 14 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
California Common / Steam Beer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kylehay2004 on 04-06-2013)
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

nheinzie57, Jul 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Zraly, Jul 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

mborden, Jul 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

sparx1100, Jul 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

mscudder, Jul 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

hollywood_15063, Jul 18, 2013
Photo of drpimento
3.66/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pretty god beer. Poured cold, with smallish, cream-colored head that soon settled and almost no lace. Color is a clear deep, orange-copper-amber with plenty of bubble trails. Aroma is hop, malt, oak, spice. Flavor’s like nose, plus caramel and Is rich. Body is full, not too counter to its heavy bitterness, and has great carbonation. Finish is like flavor, with bitter hanging in there to the end.

drpimento, Jul 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

Mark5252, Jul 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

King_KongDCO93, Jul 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

dsshuck, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of chickenflea
3.65/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle from ABC Liquor in Orlando. Poured a clear pale orange body with a two-finger off white head. Aroma of Nilla wafers, milk (yeah milk), and starfruit. Medium-light body body and slightly sticky texture. Medium carbonation. Flavor is light butterscotch and pink grapefruit muted by piney long hop finish. A refreshing brew, starting with interesting spicy quality anf finishing like an IPA. Nice brew. Creative.

chickenflea, Jul 16, 2013
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2/5  rDev -43.2%

snarkout, Jul 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

Zachtheporter, Jul 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

AngusOg, Jul 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

BHansen214, Jul 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

MrBoh, Jul 14, 2013
Photo of cjgator3
3.65/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle

Pours a golden amber color with a large off-white head with good retention and lacing. The aroma is mostly malt with very little in the way of hops. The taste starts out with a good amount of malt and is followed by a lingering bitterness from the hops. I'm enjoying this one, it has a great balance between the malt and hops and is pretty drinkable for an 8% ABV beer. As the beer warms in the glass, the hops do become more pronounced.

cjgator3, Jul 14, 2013
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2.8/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Pours a clean orange-ish color with an off white head. In the aroma, a mellow and a sweet malt. In the taste, a sweet malt that fades into a dryer hairspray like alcohol presence. A small bite and a medium to lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a dry malt and small hairspray like aftertaste. Eh, I suppose it's ok, just a bit boozy.

OWSLEY069, Jul 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

rxthree, Jul 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

eargle, Jul 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

Beer4Baltimore, Jul 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

khargro2, Jul 10, 2013
Photo of emyers
3.15/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz. bottle poured into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass. Bottled on date 5/30/13.

Appearance: Pours a crystal clear amber-gold color with a one-finger white head, which dissipates quickly. Leaves a nice lacing down the glass.

Smell: Lots of toasted bready malt along with some spicy yeast character. The aroma is somewhat intriguing, although I wouldn't really describe it as appealing either.

Taste: Heavy on the bready malt again, with some sweet caramel coming through. Earthy hops come in on the finish along with a healthy dose of hop bitterness. While certainly not bad, there just isn't much here to hold my attention.

Mouthfeel: Full-bodied and smooth, with medium carbonation.

Overall: Making a "double" version of a steam beer is certainly an interesting experiment, but ultimately one that in my opinion does not have to be repeated

emyers, Jul 10, 2013
2X Steam from Southern Tier Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 419 ratings.