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Gemini (Imperial Blended Ale) - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Gemini (Imperial Blended Ale)Gemini (Imperial Blended Ale)

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

970 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 970
Reviews: 586
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.76%
Wants: 65
Gots: 48 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 12-14-2007)
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cbwufpack

North Carolina

3.55/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Nice carbonation and poured with about 1/2 inch head. Golden orange with some haziness from being unfiltered. Good mouthfeel but not too many levels of taste. Pretty "one note". I do believe the beer is very well balanced but for DIPA I know some people are just looking for a hops explosion.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2011 22:30:59 | More by cbwufpack
More User Reviews:
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Qbdoo

Illinois

4.03/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The label tells it like it is. A cloudy light straw color with slightly floral and citrusy nose. The mouthfeel - for an imperial beer - is incredibly light and bubbly. The taste is biscuity with an understated but nicely balanced citrus quality. I don't taste any alcohol despite the 9% abv. This is a slightly unusual beer. Drinks like a light pale ale but has a much more complex and original flavor. This is a great summer beer but you'd have to be careful with its sneaky abv.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2014 23:57:44 | More by Qbdoo
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bobv

Vermont

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-10-2014 18:33:40 | More by bobv
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PTEdelman

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-06-2014 21:44:25 | More by PTEdelman
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HamdenHector

Connecticut

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
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cjohns73

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

06-29-2014 21:17:20 | More by cjohns73
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.2%

06-22-2014 02:08:43 | More by Clashman320
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Indiana

5/5  rDev +22.2%

06-19-2014 05:08:40 | More by tykechandler
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.2%

06-13-2014 17:57:55 | More by rolltide8425
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dsshuck

Delaware

4/5  rDev -2.2%

06-13-2014 01:32:53 | More by dsshuck
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moshea

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

06-09-2014 23:48:54 | More by moshea
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xJMFCx

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +10%

06-07-2014 21:21:19 | More by xJMFCx
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Jpgatorbait

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

06-06-2014 23:22:47 | More by Jpgatorbait
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Pitcairn

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

06-03-2014 13:01:32 | More by HRamz3
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BeastLU

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +10%

06-03-2014 12:53:37 | More by BeastLU
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Bnjmnlws

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

06-02-2014 16:08:57 | More by Bnjmnlws
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.2%

06-01-2014 16:51:34 | More by Latarnik
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Dduquette

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

05-28-2014 00:10:26 | More by Dduquette
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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

05-22-2014 00:45:49 | More by The_Craft_Deviant_Rob
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tommy5

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

05-19-2014 02:40:53 | More by tommy5
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Greywulfken

New York

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
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Griffith

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.2%

05-04-2014 21:59:03 | More by Griffith
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camartin27

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.2%

05-03-2014 01:50:55 | More by camartin27
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Tom_Gilman

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

05-01-2014 12:13:16 | More by Tom_Gilman
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Ultimate

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

04-25-2014 01:32:47 | More by Ultimate
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Gemini (Imperial Blended Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 970 ratings.