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

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Oak Aged Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Oak Aged Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)

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1,069 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,069
Reviews: 564
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 51
Gots: 61 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 01-09-2009)
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ThePeskyDingo

Minnesota

4.28/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Second review of the night, is also with my buddy DerrickBerg.

Poured a 2 finger off white head with my aggressive pour, which dissipated slowly, and stays throughout the tasting. Very slightly hazy amber-orange color with medium carbonation. Lacing is splotchy.

A piney-hoppy-buttery smell (if that makes sense) comes with this beer.

Taste is Malty with the bitterness coming through at the end. some subtle citrus flavors come in after the initial drink. I can taste the effects of the oak aging in the beer, it adds a nice touch to it.

Mouthfeel is nice, goes down very smooth, but you can taste/feel the 11% alcohol within it, which isnt a bad thing whatsoever. The beer finishes pretty clean, the back of the palate is left a tad sticky.

Drinks easy for the ABV. Very tasty. Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2009 04:24:38 | More by ThePeskyDingo
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What am I drinking? Sigh. Drinkable and unique, but wouldn't have it again

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Oak Aged Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,069 ratings.