Taste the Boldness of Southern Tier 2XIPA!

Welcome craft aficionados! We're here to tell you all about the Southern Tier 2X – a delicious and bold double India pale from renowned brewer Southern Tier Company.

This 8% ABV double IPA is dry-hopped with an array of Pacific Northwest hop varieties, including Simcoe, Cascade, and the now-famous Citra. The result is a bold and flavorful beer that packs a punch. The high content and increased residual sugar mean that each 12 oz pour of the Southern Tier 2X IPA contains around 350 calories – significantly more than the average IPA.

The term ‘double IPA' is somewat open to interpretation, but many brewers determine it by its ABV (alcohol by volume). While IPAs generally have an ABV of 7% or less, double IPAs typically have an ABV range of 7-10%. The Southern Tier 2X IPA falls into this higher range, so it is considered a double IPA.

If you're looking for a bold and flavorful beer with some bonus kick, then you can't go wrong with the Southern Tier 2X IPA. It's perfect for sipping on its own or enjoying alongside your favorite dishes. So head down to your local liquor store today and pick up some of this delicious brew!

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Calorie Count of Southern Tier 2X

A Southern Tier 2X contains 240 calories per 12 oz. serving. The calories in a 2X come from its craft ingredients, with no calories derived from fat. This means that all of the energy you get from a 2X comes from its sugars, carbohydrates, and alcohol content. Enjoy this tasty responsibly!

What Is a Double IPA?

A 2X IPA, also known as a Double India Pale Ale, is a strong and intensely hoppy beer style. It is brewed with a high quantity of hop varieties, such as Citra, Simcoe and Cascade, to create an intense aroma and flavor. The higher alcohol content provides a fuller body and longer finish than other IPAs. The overall result is a bold and complex beer that is packed full of hop character.

The Appeal of Double India Pale Ales (IPAs)

People love double IPAs because they bring an intense, bold flavor that traditional IPAs can't qite match. They feature higher alcohol content, a distinct hop character, and more complex aromas and flavors than their single IPA counterparts. Double IPAs are often described as having a “bigger” presence on the palate, offering more intense bitterness, juicy fruit notes and a lingering finish. The overall effect is a full-bodied beer with a bold flavor profile that many beer drinkers enjoy. In addition to the unique flavor profile of double IPAs, they can also be highly sought after due to their limited availability in certain areas. This exclusivity adds to the appeal and makes them desirable for craft beer enthusiasts.


Southern Tier 2X IPA is a craft beer that packs a punch. With an ABV of 8%, it has a higher alcohol content and more calories than the average IPA. It's exceptionally hopped with Simcoe and Cascade , as well as the renowned Citra hop. The higher alcohol content gives it bold strength, making it a great choice for those looking for an intense flavor and full-bodied experience. All in all, Southern Tier 2X IPA is a delicious double India Pale Ale that will satisfy any hop-lover's cravings.

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Thomas Ashford

Thomas Ashford is a highly educated brewer with years of experience in the industry. He has a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Brewing Science. He is also BJCP Certified Beer Judge. Tom has worked hard to become one of the most experienced brewers in the industry. He has experience monitoring brewhouse and cellaring operations, coordinating brewhouse projects, and optimizing brewery operations for maximum efficiency. He is also familiar mixology and an experienced sommelier. Tom is an expert organizer of beer festivals, wine tastings, and brewery tours.