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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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2,582 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,582
Reviews: 1,170
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 107
Gots: 176 | 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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peensteen

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4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Copper/amber colour, one finger of white head, some lace left. Smell is hoppy, loaded with citrus, pineapple and mango, pine as well, malt is tucked away but still present, certainly smells like a hop bomb. Taste has a little more malt than the nose would tell you, lots of hops, quite bitter throughout, citrus, grapefruit, light sweetness, some pine, pineapple in the finish. Medium carbonation, med-full body, fairly oily, quite a nice feel for a DIPA. Quite satisfying and something that I could revisit again but for nearly $10 a bomber it wont be all that often.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2012 12:51:53 | More by peensteen
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Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,582 ratings.