2XIPA | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by mcallister on 04-28-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,548
Reviews:
1,071
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
11.22%
 
 
Wants:
152
Gots:
1,152
For Trade:
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Photo of AGawinski
4.46/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mdodge8837
3.85/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tlmader
4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Adam1993
4.4/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GeorgiaBeerMoose
4.14/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of gphelps70
3.69/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bdiiorio
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of buzzarooski
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bearshawks85
4.09/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mattflippin
4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PotatoHorse
4.11/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Buck89
3.79/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a snifter. A crystal-clear golden color with a 2-finger white head. Nice tracks in the glass. Some citrus on the nose, mainly orange and pineapple, but also prominent sweet malt and pine. The taste is big with lots of resin, pine, orange, and a clean aggressive aspirin-like bitterness on the finish. Medium-bodied.

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Photo of einman
3.78/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gawz
4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of surfcaster
3.97/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Solid DIPA in the classic "east coast" style with hop forward beer but well balanced by strong malt backbone. Easy drinker and ETOH well hidden. Slightly resinous mouthfeel.

Solid brew.

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Photo of IanTomlinson523
3.91/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of snarksdad
4.4/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Skipple
4.33/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Vetbidder
4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I'm not getting a lot of complexity from the nose of this beer. IPA citrus and slight malt background. Decent run through of flavors here. Initial sweetness , citrus burst , flavor fight with the malt towards the end. Good beer. Great 8.2 % beer here.

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Photo of smaddock
3.82/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Steve_Studnuts
3.95/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.25/5  rDev -19%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Almost 100% transparent golden blonde color, with a stable frothy 2 finger head. Roughly 5% haze.

Conflicting aromas of both bright citrus, and then stale dry toffee malts. Sweet corn. Some almost Belgian-like spicy yeast happening here too. Like a Belgian Pale Ale.

Some pretty huge toffee malt going on here, with fresh citrus and onion. It finishes off with some pine and peppermint. A lot of sickly sweet junk going on in here too.

Feel is resinous, sticky, plummy....again with the Belgian qualities.

Overall, yeah a bit too over the top for me, but I can see how hop heads would enjoy this. Lots to ponder here from the toffee to the citrus to the peppermint.

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Photo of Jolivio
4.54/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Wow! 2XIPA has a good amount of fruity tones coming through initially, but then balancing themselves out as the beer goes down. The after-flavor is very nicely done, and not too powerful in the piney resin flavor profile, which is a plus for me. Definitely a recommend for someone that appreciates the "characteristic" IPA; nothing too drastic, but very friendly to most.

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Photo of travelguy
3.8/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

2XIPA from Southern Tier Brewing Company
4.01 out of 5 based on 4,548 ratings.
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