2XSTOUT | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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very good
2,245 Ratings
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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:
2,245
Reviews:
428
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
11.35%
 
 
Wants:
70
Gots:
425
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 2,245 |  Reviews: 428
Photo of tikihawk
3.37/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DoctorD
4.09/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of moot2142
3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is a Decent beer

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Photo of jpwobbles
3.84/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mactrail
3.36/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Attractive dark golden brown brew with plenty of foam in the New Belgium snifter. Pleasantly sudsy in the mouth. Quite sweet and tangy at the same time. Hints of chestnut and orange marmalade. Warm roasted malt with a touch of vanilla. Bitter chocolate touch and bitter finish. Intersting brew though hard to drink much. From the 22 oz bottle purchased in Oak Harbor, Washington.

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Photo of Eziel
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kyle_goochstink
3.51/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rockernino
3.65/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vylo
4.21/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheSixthRing
3.55/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours dark cola brown with a cocoa colored half finger head. Sub-par retention results in a mostly barren surface with a thin ring of suds around the edge of the glass. Mostly spotty lacing with good stick.

Smell - Aroma hits on notes of dark chocolate and fudge with light roast notes.

Taste - More bitter than the aroma indicates. Bittersweet chocolate before earth and grassy bitterness hits in the finish. Okay, but not my thing.

Mouthfeel - Full in body with moderate, bitey carbonation. Lightly sticky texture.

Overall - Decent, but nothing I'd care to buy again. A shame, since the aroma offers such promise.

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Photo of patm185
3.23/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of morebeergood
3.35/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CNoj012
4.16/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MeganandDana
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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 SLewis
3.95/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of WeissBoy
3.14/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ssmilkstout
4.44/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of arizcards
3.93/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had a bottle at o'hare for 8.00.

Beer was served black with a decent off white head.

Nose had hints of mocha and lightly roasted malts.

Taste was well balance between the malts and hops.

Feel was medium bodied and smooth.

Overall a nice beer to have - recommended.

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Photo of Hearneator
4.15/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jason_cs
3.79/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rutkiller
4.23/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Calraven
3.77/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Marraybay
2.1/5  rDev -44.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Definite upfront sweetness to this one: But more of a "lighter" vs "darker" sweetness if that makes sense: (Think white sugar vs. brown.) Less syrupy/rich, but not in a good way. A fair amount of kick/booziness, given the 7.5%. (More like a doppelbock.) The deal breaker for me is a very sustained bitterness/bite with the finish that lingers on the palate; do not like at all. Didn't dissipate with warming. Totally Non-existent head & Similarly no lacing. Wouldn't go here again.

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2XSTOUT from Southern Tier Brewing Company
3.79 out of 5 based on 2,245 ratings.
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