2XSTOUT | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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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:
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Added by Morey on 12-18-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,242
Reviews:
427
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
11.35%
 
 
Wants:
70
Gots:
424
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 2,242 |  Reviews: 427
Photo of entenduintransit
2.8/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A very meh stout. Exactly what you'd expect if handed a bottle and told "this is the most generic stout available."

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Photo of IdrinkGas
2.83/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From a 12oz bottle into a snifter.
Typical pitch black with a small, clingy off white head.
Some roasted barley, lactose sugar and a little hops.
Sweet malt, some roast, lactose, burnt coffee and a slight metallic after taste. Just seems overly sweet like the other Southern Tier stouts. The flavors don't mesh well for me.
Creamy mouthfeel with adequate carbonation.
Wishing I would have tried this before buying a six pack.

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Photo of Gr8ful4Beer
2.83/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Ok. No better with age.

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Photo of kbutler1
2.86/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Bottle. Poured into a tulip glass a dark brown color with a thick light tan head. Slight roast and chocolate in the nose but nothing over the top like some of their other beers. Medium, velvety mouthfeel. Slight roast with a dark chocolate sweetness. Almost has a little smokiness to it as well. Ends with a lingering bitterness and leather taste. Overall, not as good as I expected from them.

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Photo of BcOneSeven
2.89/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Fadefury
2.9/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A - Dark black color with the standard white head

S - Roasted chocolate with the hints of cappuccino

T - Chocolate is up front, but the bitterness of the high alcohol takes too much away from the sweetness and silky texture that should be there in any milk stout

M - Very thick, high carbonation for a milk stout

O - Overall, I wouldn't really consider this a "milk stout", or what I think of when I hear the name. The bitterness takes away from the silky smooth texture and taste I love about milk stouts.

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Photo of justintcoons
2.92/5  rDev -23%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured into an imperial pint glass.

A: Pours a transparent black with red highlights. Has less than 1 finger of white head that dissipates quickly and thin webbed lacing.

N: Coffee & cream along with milk chocolate and marshmallow.

T: Cola and watered down chocolate upfront. Some bitterness comes through mid-palate with cocoa nibs and a splash of black coffee. Finishes bitter with charred earth along with hints of lactose. There are some subtle hints on lemon citrus in there throughout.

M: Light-medium bodied, semi-creamy, smooth and dry.

O: This is actually kind of bitter for a cream stout. There is a good roasty quality to it along with some light tones of milk. Not bad.

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Photo of ranger7
2.96/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Bought from Central Market in a Pick 6.
Poured from bottle into a pint glass.
(Review from notes)

A - Black and thick - no light can shine through this darkness. Tan head, which is small, but it hangs around.

S - Malt, cream, and a strong hint of alcohol.

T - Roasted malt, no sweetness. Bitter finish. Weird for a milk stout.

M - Not smooth, which is surprising - there is a fair amount of carbonation. Medium thickness.

Summary - Ok, they mislabeled this, right? It's a stout, not a milk stout. No sweetness, no milk or cream, it's not smooth and malty like a chocolate malt. Wow, my first taste of Southern Tier, and I'm super disappointed.

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Photo of Jimmy_Melnarik
2.96/5  rDev -21.9%

Photo of eric5bellies
2.98/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Drank from my Chimay Chalice

A - Pours a deep ebony colour with a tanned head that reduces quickly

S - Not much other than some dark malts

T - Very smooth flavours of chocolate and coffee. The booze is well hidden, slight bitterness on the finish.

M - Light to medium body and low carbonation

O - An enjoyable stout without being wow

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Photo of emptyglassagain
2.98/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Tasted too high alcohol without enough other flavor for me

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Photo of rden4654
2.99/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Was a very weak stout way two thin for a double milk......I didn't care much for it

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Photo of Schlafly33
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of Hambino
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of timjim1327
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of Keith_R
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of dgeebs07
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of TooGood
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of JohnQVD
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of rkcrozier
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of JNewbs
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of Jobin_24
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of csustar001
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of jonaspb
3/5  rDev -20.8%

2XSTOUT from Southern Tier Brewing Company
3.79 out of 5 based on 2,242 ratings.
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