Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale) | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company
New York, United States
southerntierbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by John on 02-24-2006

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Ratings:
3,074
Reviews:
1,224
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
11.55%
 
 
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Growler bought at Big Z and served upon returning home

Pours a nice deep copper topped with a good sized white head that leaves pleasant lacing

The aroma is probably my favorite thing about this beer. Not the hoppiest aroma I have experienced recently (that belongs to the over the top Hosickle), but big, hoppy and pleasant. Big aroma of grapefruit and other citrusy hops with a hint of sweet malts.

Taste is as expected largely citrus hop based, but a good malt presence prevents this beer from being a totally unbalanced hop bomb. The taste is close to that of the nose, but more subdued. Fruity and resiny, with touches of brown sugar.

The full head provides this DIPA a nice creamy mouthfeel. The most surprising thing about this beer is the fact that everyone I drank this with was unable to guess it's high ABV%. The 11% is very well hidden, but makes this beer even more dangerous. A deliciously hoppy beer that goes down so easily and quickly.

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Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
4.07 out of 5 based on 3,074 ratings.
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