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

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2,637 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,637
Reviews: 1,172
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 108
Gots: 206 | 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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4/5  rDev -2%

07-11-2012 18:13:57 | More by Theorganizer81
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07-10-2012 19:43:22 | More by Jason_Quad
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5/5  rDev +22.5%

07-10-2012 18:26:56 | More by Metatron6
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

07-10-2012 07:23:01 | More by twizzbeatz
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3/5  rDev -26.5%

07-09-2012 22:40:31 | More by Jaco-B
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4/5  rDev -2%

07-07-2012 16:13:28 | More by Stinger80OH
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jda007

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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steve8robin

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4/5  rDev -2%

07-05-2012 02:44:16 | More by steve8robin
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VncentLIFE

North Carolina

3.68/5  rDev -9.8%

The carbonation was a bit screwed up, but oh well. Smell is sticky and honey sweet (exactly what I expect after having the oak-aged). The smell also holds a bit of spicy hops as well. The taste like has a very odd hop flavor. Its like a spicy, herbal, almost peppery feeling. The only other place Ive seen it is a local brewery (Carolina Brewery Firecracker Pale). The malt is much mroe subdued than I expected (in a very good way).

07-04-2012 00:37:41 | More by VncentLIFE
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Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2%

07-02-2012 21:07:58 | More by SaxmanRick
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Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

07-02-2012 20:26:53 | More by mweso2000
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shigg85

Japan

4.7/5  rDev +15.2%

Had this on tap at Bulldog in Yurakucho, Tokyo. Poured into a tulip glass. Cloudy bronze brew with a thick crepe-looking head. Amazing rich bitter hops with a sweetness of miso paste and sweet caramel malts. Aroma matches following the hop side more closely. The lacing slides down the glass and glitters like a fireworks shower explosion. Sweetness of miso and caramel peanuts remains in the aftertaste with a bit of excess gas. Overall, an amazing strong IPA with its 125 IBUs that will lead me to more Southern Tiers. Easily one of my favorite IPAs ever.

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Pennsylvania

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Kansas

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Illinois

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Beer_Runner


3.83/5  rDev -6.1%

No enjoy by date on the bottle; but, the malt and hops bill is listed on the label. Cool...

Slow pour into a standard pint glass.

A: No head formed during the pour. The brew is a light copper color with just a touch of a golden hue. It is also very clear.

S: The aroma is mild, and consists of a grapefruit and orange citrus hops. There is also just a hint of sweet malt, and a bit of booziness, too.

T: The taste is earthy hops and a bit of citrus, along with just enough sweet caramel-like malt to take the harsh edge off the bitterness. There is also a little alcohol heat, too.

M: The body is on the heavier side of medium. It is also pretty smooth for a 9% beer.

O: A pretty good IPA. It has a pleasanlty strong earthy hops flavor, which is different from the aroma. It is a good beer, but I might not go too far out of my way to find it again. But, glad I tried it.

06-22-2012 23:20:08 | More by Beer_Runner
Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,637 ratings.