2X Steam | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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81
good
432 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: California Common / Steam Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kylehay2004 on 04-06-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
432
Reviews:
93
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
13.6%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
17
For Trade:
0
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance is a cloudy light copper with a half finger of lacing. This offering is heavier in both body and flavor than the standards of this style. The flavor is malty with an almost molasses-like sweetness. The finish is semi-dry and lightly bitter. There is also a faint lingering sweet note.

I think that this experiment proves that not all beer styles are better "doubled" or "imperialed."

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Fills a North Coast pint glass with clear bright copper (SRM 12-14) while occasional columns of carbonation add to a thin, short-lived, off-white foam that deposits modest lacing.

The aroma opens with caramel and rustic tones, followed by lightly toasted malt and perhaps a hint of mint. This is generally a “beery” aroma.

While sweeter than anticipated, late modest bitterness does present itself along with toasted malt and a lingering, sharp astringency in the finish.

Lingering body with light alcohol and fizzy carbonation and a watery texture.

While this is a fine drinking beer, it lacks the crisp refreshing qualities one typically seeks late on a long hot summer day.

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2X Steam from Southern Tier Brewing Company
3.53 out of 5 based on 432 ratings.
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