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2XRye - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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very good

418 Ratings
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Ratings: 418
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 8.33%
Wants: 10
Gots: 25 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

rheimbro, Jul 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Ecxeeder616, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Slashytits, Jul 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

chillin, Jul 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

tjcamm, Jul 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

I will tell anyone that listens when I get going on about beer, that I am not an IPA fan for the most part. I don't like beer that is "too hoppy" and when it gets too bitter, and/or medicinal tasting, well it just doesn't agree with me. I am more of a brown ale guy, TBH. So when I was in my local bottle shop looking for something different, all I saw on the ST 2X Rye carton was "3 kinds of hops and 5 kinds of malts" and figured I'd give it a try. It wasn't until I got home that I saw it was a rye IPA. Well, I certainly wasn't gonna waste this beer, so I cracked one and poured it into a glass...

My, doesn't /look/ like any IPA I have ever seen, nice caramel colour! Smells like an IPA, but not like "every other" IPA. I take a sip... and find myself enjoying this beer! Yes, it is bitter, but just within my boundaries of acceptance. I did find the malt coming through, and it ended in a very pleasant dryness without making my mouth pucker. The higher ABV content is well-hidden.

So, my basic proclamation is this - this is an IPA for people who don't like IPAs! I will be seeking out other rye IPAs to compare!

slym, Jun 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

itsnick, Jun 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

paulish, Jun 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

kkdowning, Jun 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

jayhunter357, Jun 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

HoppyBastard2, Jun 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

MrBIP, Jun 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

NJBeer265, Jun 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Bnjmnlws, Jun 02, 2014
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RBorsato, May 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Presentation: It was poured from a brown 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. The label listed the abv at 8.1%.

Appearance: It has a deep honey amber color with a very slight haze. There is some visible carbonation and a tall thick head on top. Head retention and lacing is very good.

Smell: The nose is big has some solid malty sweetness along with some deep citrus hop notes.

Taste / Palate: There is a big full bodied malty base with a good mix of bready sweetness and spice up front. This is quickly balanced with solid hop bitterness and orange like citrus hop flavor notes.

generallee, May 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

twillingthenoz, May 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Coreynezy4, May 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Chaosfiend, May 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Roberto11232, May 18, 2014
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MidwestBA, May 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

jodybrutal, May 12, 2014
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CampusCrew, May 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

WiserBud, May 08, 2014
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timmy2b, May 07, 2014
2XRye from Southern Tier Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 418 ratings.