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

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

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Ratings: 1038
Reviews: 563
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 13.02%


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

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Now this is a freakin' DIPA ! Big ass beer with plenty of aroma, taste and mind-thumping booze! Now, THIS is a DIPA, at a darn fine price! A cross between a DIPA and a big-butt barleywine.

Hazy amber with an oily sticky sheet of ivory head in the Corsendonk tulip. That oily aspect kicks in the aroma, along with a healthy dose of oak. Excellent enhancement to the hoppy quaff of citrus and orange. It tries to alcohol burn, but it's put out with the oily firehouse of hops and malt.

Southern Tier - you can't go wrong with their brews, glad they made it to the mid-west!

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2009 21:18:44 | More by Vancer
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Oak Aged Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,038 ratings.