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

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Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)
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BA SCORE
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2,719 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,719
Reviews: 1,178
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 114
Gots: 236 | FT: 2
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:
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(Beer added by: John on 02-24-2006)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Orangish-brown and hazy brew with thick, light tan head. Plenty of lacing with this one.

Smell is sweet with spicy hops and a tad musty.

Malt flavor is way overdone for the style. Hits the palate with an intensely sweet caramel flavor that carries well into the aftertaste. Hops make an appearance with an old herbal character and are overpowered by the syrupy malt. Finishes dry and makes me thirsty like I just ate some melted caramel.

Feel is viscous and syrupy with low carbonation. Not my thing.

To be fair, I do not think this is a bad beer. It is just not what I was expecting out of a DIPA. It did not taste fresh and was lacking in hop flavor. I wonder if I got an old bottle.

bnes09, Nov 17, 2011
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Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,719 ratings.