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

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1,077 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,077
Reviews: 564
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 52
Gots: 63 | 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:
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(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 01-09-2009)
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -26.3%

03-07-2014 15:39:10 | More by jjd315
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Bnjmnlws

New York

4/5  rDev -1.7%

03-07-2014 12:37:38 | More by Bnjmnlws
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Griffith

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.7%

02-26-2014 02:08:11 | More by Griffith
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RandyKemka

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

02-21-2014 23:14:44 | More by RandyKemka
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cathomae

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

02-20-2014 18:37:01 | More by cathomae
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HoppyBastard2

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

02-19-2014 06:20:06 | More by HoppyBastard2
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Mlawrence

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

02-11-2014 00:45:33 | More by Mlawrence
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lochef81

Michigan

3.94/5  rDev -3.2%

This ale pours a deep copper color with a thick off white head which leads to a thin cream lacing throughout the pour. The aromas are sweet and malty; not what I'd expect from an imperial ipa. There are notes of hops but they are subtle. Lots of caramel and a little vanilla on the nose. The flavor is deep and rich, with hops up front followed by a sweet malty taste. Alot of oak and vanilla on the finish. The taste is rich and satisfying but subtle for an ipa. This is a pretty awesome beer just hard to view as an imperial ipa due to its sweetness and lack of hops. Not what I expected but damn good none the less. Can't wait to try the unaged version of this one.

02-06-2014 04:48:48 | More by lochef81
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mhammo129

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

02-04-2014 08:54:18 | More by mhammo129
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VeganUndead

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

01-30-2014 18:52:27 | More by VeganUndead
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jmsedgwick

Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

01-24-2014 12:40:59 | More by jmsedgwick
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Bolivian22

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

01-22-2014 04:13:14 | More by Bolivian22
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

01-17-2014 01:40:58 | More by mattmarka1
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seyton

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

01-13-2014 17:14:35 | More by seyton
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jrand2621

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

01-10-2014 20:55:58 | More by jrand2621
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ThatsThatDude

New York

3/5  rDev -26.3%

01-06-2014 18:09:02 | More by ThatsThatDude
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Kerrie

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

01-05-2014 23:51:53 | More by Kerrie
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4.05/5  rDev -0.5%

A: Pours a clear golden amber with a thick, creamy white head that leaves a considerable amount of lacing as it slowly settles.

S: Soft, muted aromas of caramel, biscuit, grass, herbs, oak, lemon, lime, and orange are present on the nose.

T: Notes of caramel, biscuit, cream, oak, herbs, grass, lemon, lime, kumquat, bitter orange, and pine coat the palate. The finish is bitter and sappy with grass, herb, lemon, and pine notes underscored by faint traces of oak, caramel, and peppery, prickly alcohol.

M: Medium-to-full in body and relatively sappy, but the oak does dry it out a bit. Carbonation is firm and intense. Alcohol is a bit prickly, but is mostly mellow. Easy to sip.

O: Awesome DIPA. One has to wonder why more brewers have not tried oak-aging this style because this beer proves that it works. Though this ale presents a mostly clean bitterness, there is a lot going on here in terms of texture and flavor.

12-30-2013 15:01:04 | More by mrfrancis
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TubaDan

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1.7%

12-28-2013 18:13:05 | More by TubaDan
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Grogers

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.7%

12-19-2013 17:30:59 | More by Grogers
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mattvandyk

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -14%

12-18-2013 23:46:54 | More by mattvandyk
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BillRoth

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

12-15-2013 15:15:56 | More by BillRoth
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

12-13-2013 02:45:13 | More by XmnwildX12
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muskiesman

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

11-29-2013 02:05:15 | More by muskiesman
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

11-26-2013 21:51:02 | More by mendvicdog
Oak Aged Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,077 ratings.