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Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale) - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)

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2,569 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 2,569
Reviews: 1,170
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 107
Gots: 165 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John on 02-24-2006)
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Ontario (Canada)

3.98/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours into a dark hop amber with decent head and retention. Nice lacing as well.

The aroma is filled with hop resin and caramel. It was nice, but a bit lacking in regards any specific hop flavors.

The taste is some heavy pine and then some more pine and resin. Caramel supports the flavor but doesn't dominate like in many DIPAs. The follow through is nice and a bit above par.

The body is medium in fullness and medium in weight. It's considerably smooth. The finish is mildly dry and sticky.

Overall, this was a good DIPA from southern tier. On the other hand, it seemed a bit plain compared to many of the double IPAs out there. It was no doubt good, but it shines more through the balance than through the intensity or ability to stand out.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2012 18:22:28 | More by BBP
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Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,569 ratings.