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

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Ratings:
4,576
Reviews:
1,074
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
11.22%
 
 
Wants:
153
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1,167
For Trade:
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3.63/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.15/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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3.19/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.91/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.01/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.46/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.18/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Excellent

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

Photo of BeerTastesNice
4.07/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4

Strong and hoppy IPA. Tough to drink more than 2 in one sitting.

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

Southern Tier Brewing Co. "2XIPA"
12 fl. oz. brown glass bottle, "DOB 06/02/17" and sampled on 08/14/17
$2 @ Giant, State College, PA

Notes via stream of consciousness: Slightly hazy deep golden body beneath a finger-thick head of creamy white foam. It appears to have good head retention and lacing. The aroma is surprisingly floral, but also piney and mildly citrusy. Medium-bodied and gently crisp then smooth across the palate. The flavor delivers grainy and perhaps slightly toasty malt with the aforementioned hops, some extra citrus, and a bit of an herbal side as well. It's boldly bitter, balanced, and dry in the finish. The alcohol makes it's presence known, as it should for a double IPA, especially in the lingering finish but it never presents itself directly before that. Is it a little strong, a little too much? For 8.2% ABV maybe given the strong bitterness but it's a toss up... it's certainly not "hot" and in general I think it's OK, overall it works within the whole. I'm thinking right now that it's not my favorite 2X beer from Southern Tier, but that's foolish, this review is only about this beer. So how do I like it? Is it on for the style? It's OK in my book, I've had better double IPAs, and yet it fits the style quite well. It's just missing some of those magical components that I can't describe.

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3.59/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

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4.05/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.84/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -0.2%
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4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.86/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.46/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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3.93/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.83/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Orange colored brew that has a large frothy head that laces the glass. Hoppy aroma, subtle pine and grapefruit. The taste has bitterness, pine, muted tropical notes and a citrusy finish. Small amount of malt and alcohol flavors. Full bodied and medium carbonation level. This is a good go-to beer at dive bars or a stadium, it packs a bit of a punch.

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4.16/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

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

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4.32/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.94/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2XIPA from Southern Tier Brewing Company
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