2XSTOUT | Southern Tier Brewing Company

2XSTOUT2XSTOUT
BA SCORE
3.81/5
2,258 Ratings
2XSTOUT2XSTOUT
BEER INFO

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

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Morey on 12-18-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,243
Reviews:
434
Ratings:
2,258
pDev:
11.29%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
69
Gots:
431
Trade:
3
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Photo of NeroFiddled
3.71/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Southern Tier Brewing Co. "2X Stout"
12 fl. oz. brown glass bottle, "DOB 07/25/17" and sampled on 10/14/17
$1.99 @ Total Wine & More, Cherry Hill, NJ

Notes via stream of consciousness: Double milk stout? OK, sounds good. Typical stout appearance with a brown-black body beneath a frothy head of tan. Excellent head retention and very good lacing. There's some chocolate in the aroma but not much else. It's sweetish. In the flavor that chocolate returns, and it's kind of like cocoa and sugar but there's also some roastiness and acidity that cuts through it. It's a little harsh within what seems like too much sweetness, and then it finishes dry with a rising bitterness and residual dark malt acidity. There's a bit of yeasty fruitiness as well. It's essentially balanced between sweet and bitter but it's not really that well polished with the acidity and the sweetness both standing out more than the other components. Medium bodied and gently crisp with a slightly restrained carbonation level. Overall it's fairly average and a little bumpy whereas a milk stout should be quite smooth and almost one flavored.

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

Photo of Nosquatch
3.94/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of stakem
3.47/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle into a snifter appears dark brown in color with a quick fading khaki cap that leaves spotty lace.

Aroma of roasted grain earthy char and cola to rootbeer aspect.

The taste is a little dusty and like cola or rootbeer. Some roast and char with lingering bitterness akin to bakers chocolate.

Medium in body with modest carbonation. Its ok, just tastes a little dated.

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Photo of Lucular
4.09/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Shortbox81
4.24/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheDoctor
3.8/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Serving: Bottle
Bottled: Feb-9-2017 (Consumed: Aug 17th)


Pours a thick mohagany with a skiff of fizzy tan head. Meh retention; some rings of lacing. The aroma and flavor are both a little bitter and a little boozy with chocolate and toffee. The flavor is a bit harsh but it mellows and the booze/roast astringency becomes a little less prominent as it warms. Pretty decent beer. It was a little sharp for me, it has that thin, woody, boozy/roast astringency that I sometimes get from BA stouts that go overboard on the bourbon. It is a good beer, but I would like something a little smoother and richer.

3.5...4...3.75...3.75...3.75

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Photo of q33jeff
3.91/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

**
11/10/2012

Bottle to pint glass.

AROMA: coffee and roasted malt.
LOOK: Dark Black, small off white head.
TASTE: strong coffee and chocolate taste. "Bitter-ish" Nutty flavor that finishes unpleasant, but overall good flavor.
FEEL: medium to full body, slight but smooth Carbonation. Light enough to wash down some food with. Not my favorite stout, but a good beer.

**

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Photo of WaveDragon
3.92/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I picked this up and paired it with the good old steak and potato combination.
Will buy again.

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Photo of skorze
4.14/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BlueKurenai
3.88/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cdclark81
3.69/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Very dark pour but the head didn't last long. Roasted malt is heavy on both the smell and the taste. Very strong flavor for only 7.5% ABV. Very good beer.

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Photo of Brutaltruth
3.99/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the growler via Jungle Jim's Eastgate and enjoyed in the ever loved snifter.
This FINE stout pours a rich blackish brown with some subtle cola highlights
and a dissipating head of off white foam that fades to a thin ring, thin wispy pool,
and showcases some light lacing. Nose of heavy sweet dark chocolate, cream, light
char notes, and a hint of coffee. Flavors follow the nose perfectly for the style with
cream and chocolate touched with subtle char that presents itself nicely on the back
with a subtle light hint of coffee. Excellent mouth feel; full body, low carbonation,
and a bitter sweet malt driven finish that is lightly sticky.

Overall this is a milk stout lovers ale for certain. Sure to please and easy to
drink.

Cheers

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

It poured a beautiful dark brown leaving a spectacular spider-web spotty foamy lacing gracing the sides of the pint glass. A semi half-inch white head appeared and lasted for about a half minute before dieing into the body. The smell had the chocolate up front, almost somewhat of a chocolate cake, there’s a slight bready/cakey smell in there. The taste had the chocolate and a bit of of a smokey coffee taste backing that up. The palate was about a medium to almost heavy with nothing harsh on the tongue. Overall, I like this one. I would come back to this, very good.

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Photo of DMcGirr
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beergorrilla
3.96/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CHigby2K6
4.01/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mcpat1993
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nothing special decent stout I guess

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Photo of lost_sailor
4.36/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chicagoish
3.67/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rsuarez1982
4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HardyA
3.74/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lochnessmonster
4.27/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pat61
4.44/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The aromas include chocolate, spice, fruit, mild roast and a hint of tartness. It pours deep dark brown with ruby highlights with slowly rising bubbled. A 2.5" foam collar with a fine bead persists on top and provides good lace. Moderately sweet creamy chocolate fills the mouth. A moderately bitter finish lingers, providing balance and keeping the beer from being cloying. While there is just a hint of coffee, there are no harsh roast or burnt flavors. 2XStout has a medium full body and and medium carbonation. This is a very drinkable beer with a nice blend of flavors.

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Photo of Ardeer
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2XSTOUT from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 2,258 ratings
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