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RATINGS: 238   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: 40-45F GLASS: Nonic pint, mug AVAILABILITY: Spring-summer / 12oz (6pk and 24 bottle cases) / Draught CELLARING: 40-45F http://beerstreetjournal.com/new-southern-tier-2x-steam/


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
thouse (50) - New Jersey, USA - APR 17, 2013
I have found my beer for the summer. Complex, yet refreshing. Best of the style.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
nsu11ivan (1) - - MAY 20, 2013 does not count
A unique take on a somewhat forgotten category and definitely worth a try. Ill use this one for the bbqs and save the ST Live for kickin back a few after those endless days of yard work this summer.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bbeezer51 (5) - - MAY 6, 2013 does not count
What a great new line from Southern Tier. Rich golden color with a pleasant nose. It is very balanced. Bravo.....

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
closey22 (821) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Clear amber org little rimming head; hoppy aroma; thick with fizz mouthfeel; Flava is sweet with hops; finishes dry

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drpimento (2189) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 17, 2013
Pretty god beer. Poured cold, with smallish, cream-colored head that soon settled and almost no lace. Color is a clear deep, orange-copper-amber with plenty of bubble trails. Aroma is hop, malt, oak, spice. Flavors like nose, plus caramel and Is rich. Body is full, not too counter to its heavy bitterness, and has great carbonation. Finish is like flavor, with bitter hanging in there to the end.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcclainc50 (164) - New York, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Pours a dark golden color medium head with medium lacing on the glass. Earthy hoppy scent with a bit of fruitiness. Flavor is a lot more than you expect, a lot more of the malt flavor than the hops, bit of an IPA kick at the end. Quite a good beer.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RyanK (180) - Rhode Island, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Pours and smells almost like any lager. Light gold with decent carbonation and a small white head. Smells yeasty and moderately of alcohol. Real good for a double, ive tasted regular lagers like bud lately and this would blow a bid drinkers mind. Not much on taste really small hops and a lil alcohol taste common in any low class lager, but really you cant even taste it that much and aftertaste goes away quick. Perfect if you want something high alcohol and almost tasteless. So give it up for what it is, steam beers dont usually impress like this

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
coolfunnj (321) - Margate City, New Jersey, USA - APR 22, 2013
aroma of mostly caramel malts and lager yeastiness..clear golden/reddish amber with pure white head that dissipates as it warms...taste brings out the bitter and spicy quality along with the forementioned malty base..palate..medium bodied good carbonation slightly bitter finish..overall..the only other beer ive tried for this style is anchor steam this isa touch maltier and stronger,however,it is drinkable and refreshing..let me put it this way if you like anchor steam,sam adams boston,or even michelob youll like this just as much maybe more

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KornDogg (525) - Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Bottle. Subtle pine, smoky caramel. Slightly amber, golden body, thin lasting head. Flavor begins with sweet, toasted malts with hints of pines and hops. Bitter finish. Very tasty beer

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zacgillbanks (2174) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. A golden-amber coloured beer with a spicy Belgian fruity flavour toffee notes and a warming creamy lemon and fruity finish.


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