2XMAS | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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2XMAS2XMAS
BEER INFO

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

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed in the tradition of Swedish Glogg. Ale brewed with Figs, Orange peels, and spices. 2 varieties of hops and 4 types of malts.

Added by CloudStrife on 10-29-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#30,913
Reviews:
288
Ratings:
1,545
pDev:
15.99%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
60
Gots:
404
Trade:
4
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Photo of rjd722
3.87/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 1971bernat
2/5  rDev -45.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of MrFuster
3.71/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RickyBfromCT
3.82/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tmcquaid
3.83/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Love the spices and the seasonal taste.

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Photo of CreightonSM
2.94/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Kurzman
3.4/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AccipiterofBeer
3.79/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of alexsergio
3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of AuntBea
3.74/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of heerboth
2.3/5  rDev -37.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of Ob512316
3.47/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of G-Style
4.1/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I like this beer. It's a bit on the hoppy side, but a good Xmas ale. Nice cinnamon aroma, good spice and orange caramel flavor.

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Photo of BeerMe8
3.83/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fee
3.58/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Classified as a Winter Warmer. The beer is a beautiful Amber. Smell is strong and complex. Cinnamon notes are strong in the taste - and that is good - but is gets obscured by the mish-mash of other flavors. This is a fine beer but lacks direction.

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Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.37/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Smokeshow84
3.69/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Decent Xmas beer. Not overly spiced

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Photo of DaveCash
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cyber_phoenix
3.81/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Roberto11232
3.36/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Wasatch
4.16/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. Bottle
DOB: 10/19/17

Poured into a tulip a pretty nice translucent dark golden amber color, pretty nice carbonation, with a small fizzy/creamy light tan head, which leaves some sticky lacing behind. The nose is pretty nice, malty, with some nice orange, ginger, cardamon, cinnamon, clove notes. The taste is also pretty nice, with some maltyness, nice touch of sweetness, with some orange, cardamon, ginger, cinnamon, and clove. Medium body, ABV hidden very nicely with this one. Overall, a very tasty winter ale. Nice job ST!

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Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
3.88/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a tulip glass.

Look is a dark ruby amber with little to no head.

Aroma is deep rich candi sugar, red fruits, and spice.

Taste is exactly like aroma. It really builds upon itself.

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Photo of Kercnat21
3.98/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of briancathy
4.11/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of avalon07
3.78/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a light brown color and a clear consistency. There was a small amount of foamy head that quickly dissipated. Not much lacing, but that's normal for this style.

S: A decent, but not spectacular, aroma of citrus, malt, dark fruit, and spices.

T: Tasted of a fair amount of light, sweet malt, some minor hops notes (mostly in the finish), dark fruit (plums, in particular), spices (cinnamon, ginger), and citrus (orange). A pretty good flavor that somehow seems a little tentative. There are plenty of good ingredients here, but they're not quite as aggressive or powerful as they should be.

F: An average amount of carbonation with a lively finish. Medium-bodied.

O: This is one of those beers that could've been better, but it is still worthwhile.

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2XMAS from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 1,545 ratings
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