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RATINGS: 230   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Brewed with 2 varieties of hops and 3 types of malts. ABOUT THE BEER STYLE: Double Uncommon BREWED SINCE: 2013 ABV: 8.0% FERMENTATION: Lager yeast at ale temperature, two varieties of hops, three varieties of malts COLOR: Deep Gold EFFERVESCENCE: Light carbonation NOSE: Earthy, woody, slight mint aroma FLAVOR: Lightly toasted malts with woody and earthy hops, subtle but firm bitterness BITTERNESS: Low BODY: Low-medium SERVING TEMPERATURE: 40-45ºF GLASS: Nonic pint, mug AVAILABILITY: Spring-summer / 12oz (6pk and 24 bottle cases) / Draught CELLARING: 40-45ºF http://beerstreetjournal.com/new-southern-tier-2x-steam/


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
troyc (2214) - Illinois, USA - APR 10, 2014
[Tap] Draught at WOB in Evanston. Poured into snifter. Even amber color with a dense white head. Sweet malty aroma of rye, caramel, wood and some fruit. Earthy and dusty malts mix with bitter resinous hops. Well hidden ABV. Hard to pinpoint it, but I enjoyed this and found it pretty drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (5962) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 6, 2014
Small offwhite head. Clear amber body. Syrupy fruity aroma with strawy notes. Dry-sweet fruity perfumy earthy taste with mealy raisiny notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dryish earthy fruity funky aftertaste with resiny powdered sugar notes. Nice. Drinkable. Balanced. (0.33l bottle, at Olympen, Oslo.)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bbbeer (543) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Clear orange, very small off white head. Aroma a little fruity, with some grainy malt. Medium body. Not much alcohol. Flavor is sweet but not too syrupy. At first some malt, a tad bland but brightens up with a crisp hoppy finish. Not bad. What’s next, double light lagers?

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (2469) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Haket - Bar å sånt, Göteborg.
Appearance: Golden colour with a small white head.
Aroma: Fruit, caramel, hops.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Citrus, caramel, fruit, bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
berlinoise2go (588) - NORWAY - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle (33cl) from Vinmonopolet (Vika), Oslo. Clear copper colour. Half-inch white head, reduces fairly quickly, but leaves a nice band of lacing. Aroma of almonds, oxidized butter, caramel, pineapple, wood. Medium body, soft carbonation. Nice mouthfeel, refreshing without being watery. Taste is semisweet, gradually turning into dusty bitterness, well-balanced. Long, almondy bittersweet aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Simonsen (544) - NORWAY - MAR 15, 2014
Flaske fra vinmonopolet. Mørk kobber, klar, liten hvit skumtopp. Lite/medium karbonert. Smaker malt, karamell, honning, rosin, jord, korn. En fornøyelig øl.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
esp0r (1752) - NORWAY - MAR 4, 2014
Bottle from Vika enjoyed at home
Copper clear, white head. Smells of honey, resins, wood, hops and malt. Moderate sweet, sirupy, honey,resins and wood. Quite typical malt and hop bill for Southern Tier beers. Quite clean flavor, medium bitter which is quite woody. Very nice stuff

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerbill (3271) - Laurel, New York, USA - MAR 2, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Pours a murky gold with a moderate off-white head that lasted through the first quarter of the glass and left light lace. Mild aroma of malt with a few weak bready notes. The flavor is malt, somewhat grainy, with some light caramel sweetness followed by some mild lemon. Mild bitterness at the finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClubGonzo (3512) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 24, 2014
Bottle from Vinmonopolet in Valkendorfsgate, Bergen. Pours a light amber body with a large creamy white head. Nose is pale malts, red berries, straw and hints of corn, apricot and a faint trace of sulfur. Taste is caramel, alcohol, straw, nut and hints of red fruits and herbs. Medium to full body, soft to medium carbonation. Semi-dry finish with quite a bit of booze in the aftertaste. Decent enough, but I’d rather enjoy a nice "single" steam beer; this is not the best of genres to pump up IMO.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (2125) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2014
Keg at Craft Clerkenwell; dark amber pour with bubbly off white head, nutty malt aroma, taste has a lot of malt quite bocky and sweet.


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