Gemini (Imperial Blended Ale) - Southern Tier Brewing Company
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Reviews by DevilDogBeer:
3.45/5 rDev -15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Appearance: Gemini poured a nice copper color with an ivory head, about one finger thick with small bubbles
Smell: the smell had a pleasant earthy hop aroma with a twinge of yeast.
Taste: the taste up front was smooth with slight caramel notes and a bread taste. The back of the tongue picked up some hops during the sip and it finishe with a distinct hop character true to the earthy aroma.
Mouthfeel: a smooth mouthfeel, not thick or thin, a nice balance and very drinkable
Overall: over all this beer is worth a try if you come across it. A nice combination of tastes, but I felt it fell short of standing out in the crowd
Serving type: bottle
03-18-2011 13:48:57 | More by DevilDogBeer
More User Reviews:
4/5 rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A: slight haze; bronze in color; 1 finger head that receded quickly to a ring around the edge of the glass; minimal lacing;
S: pine, grapefruit, and pineapple
T: pine up front; grapefruit and pineapple in mid-palate with a little tartness; moderately bitter finish;
M: medium bodied; moderately carbonated; crisp;
O: really enjoyable;
Serving type: on-tap
07-03-2014 16:12:19 | More by HamdenHector
3.79/5 rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
A: deep gold/pale amber ale - clear - topped with a full head of off-white foam; modest lace trails
S: muted aromas of citrus and tropical fruits; some caramel-esque sweetness
T: got some pine resin and grapefruit, toffee-sweet, earthy; not too bitter - rather moderate
M: decent carbonation, slick and smooth, medium weight, bittering close
O: decent, but didn't really catch my attention - seems like this "American strong ale" genre is rather amorphous - never know what you're gonna get - this had some DIPA characteristics, but was a little thinner in body, and even with all the hops involved, wasn't overpoweringly hoppy. An enjoyable ale, but lacking the allure to bring me back for another. Seeing as how my review is below the average, this may simply be a case of a style that, while broad, isn't (typically) to my particular tastes.
Saw two entries for this ale - hope I chose the right one.
Serving type: bottle
05-08-2014 00:46:05 | More by Greywulfken
Gemini (Imperial Blended Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 971 ratings.