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2XRye - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

480 Ratings
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Ratings: 480
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 8.9%
Wants: 12
Gots: 35 | 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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3.77/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

JAHMUR, Oct 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

MikeCactusGordon, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of SomethingClever
4/5  rDev +4.7%

A: Amber in color light pour soft head

S: smells a lot like an English ipa some rye and overall fairly earthy slightly herbal

T: it almost tastes like rust smells,malty, rye is there more herbal floral hops

M: medium to light mouthfeeel nothing noteworthy pretty straightforward

 O: a solid beer nothing really stands out on this beer not even the rye Southern Tier makes straightforward solid beers like GLBC but unless it's the backwater series nothing stands out 

SomethingClever, Oct 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

barflybastard, Oct 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

mthomp081, Oct 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Hanselpb, Oct 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

myuncle, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of MattyG85
4.21/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Brooklyn chalice.

Appearance: Pours a deep amber orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. About one finger of off white head which settles into a thin patchy layer.

Smell: A juicy and spicy hop forward aroma with hints of rye, caramel, and citrus. Upfront citrus hops with hints of orange peel, lemon, and grapefruit. Earthy and grassy hops with hints of pine resin. Toasted malt with hints of sweet caramel, toffee, grains, biscuit, and yeast. Good scent of rye spicing. A pretty solid aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a spicy, juicy, and earthy taste with notes of rye spice, caramel malt, and citrus. Citrus hops with juicy notes of orange peel, grapefruit, and lemon. Earthy and floral hop presence with notes of pine resin and grass. Solid presence of rye spice. Toasted malt with notes of caramel, toffee, biscuit, grains, and yeast. A pretty solid ripe taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied with a moderate level of carbonation. Juicy, spicy, and somewhat oily. A little heat is felt but it isn’t difficult to get down.

Overall: A pretty good take on a Rye beer. Good balance of juicy hop notes with caramel malt with the rye adding a nice kick.

MattyG85, Oct 11, 2014
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3.98/5  rDev +4.2%

Bonis, Oct 11, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +7.9%

12oz bottle into a pint glass. Born on date of 7/29/14, so say 2 1/2 months.

Pours a very nice yellow amber with a small off white creamy head which maintains to the end. Lacing starts off okay, but later is a solid wall. Very goos arbonation as well.

didn't get anything on the nose. nada. zip.

Now taste is a nother matter. excellent balance of sweet malt on the top of the tongue and hop bitterness on the sides, and pepperiness from the rye spiking in here and there. Beautifully balanced, which could be a signature this particular beer, or because it smoothed out a little after 10 weeks. Only way to know ist to drink some more next fall.

Looking forward to it.

MikeWard, Oct 11, 2014
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3.81/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

glass_house, Oct 10, 2014
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4.01/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle DOB 7/23/14 at 40 degrees into SA lager glass
Aroma of citrus
Head small (<2 cm), off white, frothy, rapidly diminishing to 2 mm ring and broken layer
Lacing good – complete rings of tiny bubbles
Body medium orange, clear
Flavor begins with rye spiciness and graininess, ends with a lingering astringency; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, watery, lively carbonation

Appearance 4.5, Aroma 4, Flavor 4, Palate 4, Overall 4.0625

Ozzylizard, Oct 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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2XRye from Southern Tier Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 480 ratings.