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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

971 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 971
Reviews: 585
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.76%
Wants: 67
Gots: 49 | 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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Reviews by tvazteca:
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tvazteca

Massachusetts

4.9/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

For starters, the label, whether inspired by Alan Bean or not, the label is excellent. Label art doesn't matter, I know, but it certainly doesn't hurt.
It pours a lovely head and leaves a nice sticky residue on the sides. The smell of hops is overriding in the smell, but the slight malts are there as well.
The taste is a perfect balance of beautiful malts and hops. The hops have a nice bitterness to them, but not overcooked to destroy the flavor. The malts back the beer but the hops are what speak get me. It's a very nice malt and hop mix. And it drinks so easily.
I love this beer. It drinks so smoothly despite the 9%. I can't even taste the 9, just a perfect taste of hops that gets carried down with sweet smooth malts. So good. I'd drink this every day.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2012 04:37:37 | More by tvazteca
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S: pine, grapefruit, and pineapple

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Gemini (Imperial Blended Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 971 ratings.