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2XRye - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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very good

425 Ratings
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Ratings: 425
Reviews: 73
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 8.36%
Wants: 11
Gots: 26 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BB1313 on 08-28-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

A - Murky lemon honey and amber yellow orange. Low almost non exsistant off white head with whispy cobweb lacing that shows up out of nowhere. Also moderate continued carbonation. - 4

S - Faint rye in the glass sharp rye in the bottle. This beer wants to be let out. Faint sweet citrus honey notes. - 3.5

T - Sweet initial tastes and sharp rye aftertaste. Hoppy without all the hops almost. Very playfully bounces from sweet and bitter. - 4

M - Payfully smooth and fizzy. This low head seems like it might be wrong but no in fact it's quite right for this style. - 4

O - of the 5-10 rye beers I've tried to date this might be the most delicate and best for a newcomer. - 4

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3.85/5  rDev +0.5%

Appearance: Pours a clear copper color capped by a couple of inches of foam; a reasonable amount of splashy lace lingers

Smell: Peppery/spicy/minty rye tones waft above caramel malt

Taste: A bit of caramel lays the foundation and then the rye and the hops take over; tasting a bit like rye whiskey, the peppery/spicy/minty tones assault the palate, with piney hops taking over where the rye leaves off; nicely blended into the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: This is an interesting beer and I wish I liked it more but I am not a fan of the rye flavors being this dominant and clashing with the hops; worth a try as I always tip my hat to a brewer who decides to try something different

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BOD 8/31/13. Clear light amber pour with a slight dark ruby cast. Massive head with exceptional lacing and retention. Nice, but somewhat subtle, nose of caramel and rye over a spicy background. Heavy medium body with a nice oily creamy texture. Well carbonated with a nice effervescent finish. Even at one year of age, the flavor profile is outstanding with a complex balance. It begins with a spicy character that flows to nice rye notes. In the middle, caramel sweetness flows into a light hop flavor blend (dank, pine and citric) and light bitterness. The finish is long and leaves you with a nice rye spiciness over hop notes and bitterness. Even aged, this one is up there with the best.

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2XRye from Southern Tier Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 425 ratings.