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2XTangier | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company
New York, United States
southerntierbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by superspak on 02-25-2016

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,908
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
123
pDev:
8.52%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
34
Trade:
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Photo of BeerNDoggerel
4.35/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ozzylizard
3.77/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

$ 10.00 (Including tax)/six-pack of 12 oz bottles ($ 0.139/oz) at Franklin Beer, Franklin, PA.
DOB 06/16/17. Stored on the shelf at the store, in my 42 degree reefer at home. Served at 42 degrees in a hand washed and dried Jester King snifter.
Aroma – Initially, general citrus with some sourness. Rapidly fades.
Head – Just breaks into large (Maximum 4 cm, aggressive pour), off white, creamy with rocks, average retention, diminishing to a nine to ten mm frothy ring fed by effervescence. There is a mostly thin complete layer with a couple rocky islands.
Lacing – Excellent. Thick complete rings of almost exclusively tiny bubbles, connected by short columns.
Body – Orange, chill haze, effervescent.
Flavor – Begins with a slightly bitter general citrus flavor with the bitterness more like the white reticulum associated with citrus peel than from malt or hops. A bit of malt sneaks through, probably because of the age of this beer. No alcohol, no hops, no diacetyl.
Palate – Medium, watery, soft carbonation.

Impression: Actually pretty passable for a nearly five-month old DIPA. The citrus is more generic than tangerine, but that could be due to the age of the beer. In general, I have found the 2X series of beers from ST to be more flavorful and enjoyable than their regular beers, even if not better rated. Since this is rotating brew, I’ll try to snag some earlier next year. The price point is excellent.

Appearance 4, Aroma 3.75, Flavor 3.75, Palate 3.75, Overall 3.75.

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Photo of Act25
3.66/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not much to offer about this beer except steer clear.
(But I otherwise enjoy the brewer)
a) Body a orange-reddish golden pour... finishes flat, leaves no lace. (Fruit kills body)
s) Offers tangerine... sweet citrus and fruit, and little else.
t) Tangerine dominates the palate. sweet citrus... orange juice and too much fruit!
f) Fruit thins this to juice.
o) Can anyone make decent tangerine ale? So why bother? Pass.

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Photo of razorsdescent
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cindicameron
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed it. Definitely citrusy.

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Photo of pathman
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

9/30/17 bottle

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Photo of rarigney
4.06/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DMc8ride
3.93/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Donkster46
3.62/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerAndFilm
4.06/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tigg924
3.6/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours clear, gold in color with minimal head. Taste is earl grey tea with tangerine on the aftertaste. Medium heavy bodied, moderate carbonation and slightly bitter. Makes for a tasty and above average ipa...I prefer others but this is solid.

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Photo of EMV
3.81/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Pint glass

L: Cleary golden pour... 2 fingers of foamy white head. Nice lacing.

S: Tangerine... sweet citrus and fruit.

T/F: Light grains and sweet without a lot of malt character. The tangerine overwhelms the palate, but not in a terrible way. Sweet citrus... orange juice with some underlying floral notes and pepper. Bitterness is present but hidden. Light in body... warming with a bittersweet finish. heavy on the citrus.

O: For a tangerine DIPA it's better than most. It's a little sweet but this works pretty well for this brew. Refreshing and definitely a summer beer.

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Photo of Bluerabbitbell
4.26/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really digging double IPAs right now!

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Photo of alexsergio
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GratefulNole
3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheEpeeist
4.15/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JoeLacy
4.14/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NeroFiddled
4.15/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Southern Tier Brewing Co. "2XTangier"
12 fl. oz. brown glass bottle, "DOB 06/15/17" and sampled on 07/25/17
$2 @ Weis Market, Conshohocken, PA

Notes via stream of consciousness: Great looking glass of beer. It's a clear deep golden body beneath a rocky head of just slightly off-white foam. The aroma displays a distinct note of orange over a sweetish malt base with some additional light spiciness thrown in. The flavor follows, and I almost find a mintiness with the orange. I get the orange first, and then the mint with it, and then the sweetish bready malt and then back to the mint and a bit of herbs going into the finish. It's also solidly bitter, clearly showing you that it's a double IPA but not going to the point that it's too harsh and dry and you end up with that "bitter beer face" that Keystone Light used to advertise. I wonder what the hops are in here? It's interesting for sure, and certainly unique. What's the alcohol here? 8.1% ABV? Ayyyeee! I don't find any alcohol though except for perhaps a feeling of it in the finish. It doesn't stand out on its own. Medium bodied and crisp. Definitely worth trying if you're both a fan of fruit beers and double IPAs.

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Photo of sisterofba
3.83/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The_Beer_Guru
3.97/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.93/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasted in a Spiegelau IPA glass from a 12 oz bottle on July 19, 2017. Look is deep amber with a fluffy head and lingering lacing. Smell and taste is orange and bitter citrus with and a very nice balance of bitter hops and sweet malts. Feel is medium in body with a smooth finish.

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Photo of BulletsNBeers
5/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer goes far beyond "very good." It is excellent. Was so happy to see 2XTANGIER in the store. Totally refreshing! LOVE SOUTHERN TIER!

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4.24/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.11/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Bottle to tulip, the appearance was a burnt golden color with a little white foamy head that fell off at a decent pace. Light trickling lace. The aroma had some stale cracker-like malts playing with some grapefruit sweet to bitter hops. Some light hop spice. The flavor was moderately sweet through the blend of the prior mentioned aromas. Malty sort of aftertaste. Finish was a bit sticky. The palate was medium bodied with a fair sipping quality about it. Carbonation felt fine. ABV felt fine. Overall, not really a standout DIPA for me, perhaps do-able in a pinch.

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Photo of CHigby2K6
4.77/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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2XTangier from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 123 ratings
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