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2XIPA | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by mcallister on 04-28-2010

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Ratings: 4,596 |  Reviews: 1,077
Photo of Bdel34
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of JKV96
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Wisconsin_IPA_Lover
4.05/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DoctorB2B
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Lingenbrau
4.29/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a beautiful clear yellow to amber with a fluffy white head that laces very well. Smells of pine and citrus with a hint of sweet and simple crackery malt and even a touch of honey. Smells like my kind of DIPA. Taste follows with a bit more sweetness than expected l, making this an almost perfectly balanced double IPA. Lots of pine, and a lot of the sweet flavor seemingly coming from the citrus of the hops. As I've said, exceptionally well balanced, medium carbonation, and would never have guessed it weighs in at 8.2%. Overall, this is an outstanding DIPA, and would gladly have it as a constant in my fridge. Cheers!

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of Wer34truh
4.18/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy golden color with a modestly sized head. A delightful amount of visible carbonation as well.

Smells of citrusy hops, I get a bunch of lemon in particular. Quite sweet overall.

This is a deliciously subtle IPA. There is not a lot of bitterness to contrast the sweet citrus, but what is here is straightforward, drinkable, and most excellent. Mouthfeel is surprisingly light, with a very satisfying degree of carbonation.

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Photo of Localdrinklax
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of Jlabs
4.04/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rice_Nate_25
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of Cooker_stp
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of jrfehon33
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.28/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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

Had this 12 oz. brown bottle in a Sam Adams glass No date on the bottle. The clear body was light gold. The tall frothy head was off white and left sticky rings of lace.

The smell was oranges nestled in a bed of pine cones.

The taste was like orange marmalade. The sweet malts were not too heavy and the hops were crispy/leafy/organic. Jolly Ranchers candy. Oily hops coat the mouth and linger on. There are enough caramel-like malts to keep it interesting. Very drinkable and well hidden alcohol. One of my favorite Southern Tier beers.

The mouthfeel was medium bodied. Solid carbonation.

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4.18/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into a Lawson's stemmed tulip.

a: Translucent orange with a finger thick white head which receded to thick surface foam and dense lacing.

s: Citrus, leaning to orange.

t: Follows the nose somewhat with a heavy hop bite over a biscuit malt base, bitter finish.

m: Medium to full, great body and carbonation tingle.

o: A hefty DIPA, refreshing and enjoyable with plenty of citrusy hop bitterness.

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Photo of Yancey82
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JDizzle
4.23/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a beautiful orange copper that looks incredible.

S: Bam!!! Bready, malty,and most of all hoppy with grass, grapefruit, and pine.

T: A bunch of hops with a nice bready finish. Superb!! Blown away for the price of this one.

M: Solid with a medium balance and not too much bitterness on the finish.

Wow, this really competes with UnEarthly, which is not easy!

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

Photo of PSU_Mike
3.46/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TreyIsWilson
4.08/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a clear gold with a one finger creamy white head. Heavy amount of soapy lacing.

S - Aroma is tangerine, pineapple, grapefruit and light piney hops.

T - The taste is tangerine, pineapple, grapefruit, caramel malts and piney hops. The finish has a nice lingering bitterness.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Soft mouthfeel with crisp dry finish.

O - This is a solid DIPA. The flavors are a nice mix of sweet tropical fruits and piney hops. Definetly above average.

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2XIPA from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 4,596 ratings
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