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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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outstanding

2,579 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,579
Reviews: 1,170
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 108
Gots: 174 | 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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BigAl723

Michigan

4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Ashley's in Ann Arbor.

A: Beautiful gold with a splash of copper thrown in. Outstanding looking head that must have been at least an inch and a half.

S: Grapes, fruits, citrus, tangerine, as well as a little tart also. A very interesting smelling DIPA. I knew I had to dive right into it.

T: This was the most interesting aspects of this beer, the taste. I have very rarely had a DIPA where it hits you up front with the big DIPA taste and then seems to dissipate into such a smooth and relaxed finish. I seriously couldn't taste the 11% ABV at all. It's an outstanding tasting brew. Lots of hops, bitterness, and funky fruits like; orange, lemon zest, tart grapes, etc.

M: Medium mouth. Real smooth finish like I mentioned above. Very unique. Medium to medium high carbonation.

D: Well the smooth finish really gives this beer great drinkability. Because the ABV is hidden so well I give the drink at least an A.

Overall, I'm not sure if I liked this better than the Oak Aged or not. Both are very good but Unearthy seems to take the cake. I like the bitterness and the hops better than the Oak Aged taste. Another good one from Southern Tier.

Serving type: on-tap

10-27-2009 00:47:45 | More by BigAl723
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Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
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