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

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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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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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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%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

4/5  rDev -1.7%

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2.65/5  rDev -34.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This poured well and looked great. I was enhanced by the description and stated ABV but I did not expect a sickenly sweet taste that both of us noted. At first I thought it was great but with each sip it seemed to be sweeter - not what I usually want from a beer.. I won't try it again - but I won't give up on Southern Tier Brewing...

Serving type: bottle

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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.