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2XMAS | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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

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

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Ratings: 1,516 |  Reviews: 283
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4.84/5  rDev +31.2%

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3.88/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.71/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.14/5  rDev +12.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of McMatt7
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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4.32/5  rDev +17.1%

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4.01/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SonictheBeerhog
4.19/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Jammyman
1/5  rDev -72.9%

If you love spices, especially cloves, you're in for a treat. Unfortunately, I despise cloves! Sadly, it's the 1st beer I've EVER poured down the drain after having 2 sips. Wish I checked my BA app before buying the 6 pack. My fault.

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Photo of Glanzman
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Lots of spices... Perhaps too much. I like it better than their pumpkin beer tho.

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3.84/5  rDev +4.1%

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3.56/5  rDev -3.5%

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3.88/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.76/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.16/5  rDev -14.4%

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3.4/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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3.52/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Brewstradamus
2/5  rDev -45.8%

Overly spiced to the point that its not enjoyable

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3.6/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Served from the bottle into a goblet. The second beer of my 2014 twelve beers of Christmas.

A- Poured a very dark, deep, and clear reddish brown color with light visible carbonation and white soapy head that left no lace.

S- Lots of fresh orange zest; holiday spices of cinnamon, allspice, and nutmeg; and some dark fruit and dark malt notes.

T- Sweet fruit cake notes, red apple, orange citrus, some medicinal notes, dark beady malts, and pretty big allspice notes on the finish.

M- Medium to full bodied, slightly syrupy, some pretty big warming, some burn, and a pretty dry finish.

O- A pretty interesting spiced Christmas Ale. The aroma was much more spice-forward than the flavor. The flavor profile was a bit on the sweet side, but not too cloying. I wouldn't really want more than one in a night, as it was a little boozy, but this is a pretty good ale that is reminiscent of the season.

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2/5  rDev -45.8%

2XMAS from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 1,516 ratings
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