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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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2,584 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,584
Reviews: 1,170
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 107
Gots: 177 | 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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22. Pours amber with a pleasant frothy off-white head. Excellent aromas of citrus and an explosion of piny hops. Initial flavors are grapefruit and lemon with a strong bitter hop finish. Alcohol is well concealed. Caramel malts with hints of honey aid the finish and balance towards the end of the bomber and actually, in my opinion, make it much more enjoyable than the beginning of the bottle. Worth the experience.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2009 17:32:05 | More by barnzy78
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Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,584 ratings.