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

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1,090 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,090
Reviews: 565
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 55
Gots: 64 | 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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Photo of tdm168
4.43/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a bright hazy orangish amber with half an inch of dense, thick, off white head that has great retention. The nose is sweet, bready, biscuity with faint citrusy hop aromas. The flavor is heavy malt up front with notes of birthday cake and bread followed by some pineapple notes and finishes with a mildly citrusy, bitter hop character. It has a medium to full body that is very smooth and well carbonated.

This is an awesome beer. For an IPA it's definitely on the malty side but the hops are there and their solid. This is good but there is, in my opinion, little difference from the original.

tdm168, Jan 07, 2012
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4.45/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Gorgeous clear honey.
Smell: more honey goodness. Malt floral honey Oaked decadence.
Taste: As good as it smells. Nice mix of sweet start with the bitterness following finally balanced in the finish.
Mouthfeel is nice, a tad bit on the thin side for such a bold dips.
Overall: wonderful. Tasty, complex goodness.

cindyjeffsmith, Dec 20, 2011
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1.5/5  rDev -63.1%

jam354, Dec 20, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

bomber split with my gf. 9.9% on bottle.
tulip glass.

a - pours copper in color, slightly hazy. only a thin cap of sudsy head that calms to a film. spotty lacing.

s - vanilla, toffee, citrus, pine.

t - more of the nose. honey like sweetness over a toasted malt base. notes of vanilla, berry, citrus, pine. bitterness lingers, but not for very long. very well put together flavor wise.

m - firmly medium with the right amount of co2. very smooth.

o - a pretty damn good beer, but honestly fell short of regular unearthly. very drinkable for a big beer. really wish southern tier put dates on their bottles so i could ascertain a fresh batch.

divineaudio, Dec 20, 2011
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doof116, Dec 11, 2011
Oak Aged Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,090 ratings.