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

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Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)

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

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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Photo of jtierney89
4.65/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Huge pineapple and grapefruit nose. Beautiful floral hop aroma. Pours a hazy orange/straw color with a nice and sticky 2 finger head.

Spicy and breadfruit up front, lots of tropical fruit tastes in the middle. Big and juicy and smooth in body. Slightly bitter finish, doesn't blend with the juiciness but instead cuts in near the end. Its not a bad thing though and only adds another layer of flavor.

Stands out amongst the crowd when it comes to dipas probably a different hop selection then the usual, less citrus but a ton more tropical fruit, its fantastic.

Unearthly indeed!

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Photo of drh1382
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of JAHMUR
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of 11millsown113
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Exiled
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of thedoer
5/5  rDev +22.9%

Photo of nmann08
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Beer4Baltimore
4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of EasyReader
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of spoonhawk
5/5  rDev +22.9%

Photo of Bilco
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of amstelcat
5/5  rDev +22.9%

Photo of iguana1010
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Caterwaul
3/5  rDev -26.3%

Photo of Another6Pack
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of tubeman
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of wsnich
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of Rochefort10nh
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of chickenm
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of deapokid
3.5/5  rDev -14%

Photo of wpreynolds
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MsRif
3.28/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Had on-tap at the Farmhouse in Emmaus, PA. Poured a yellow-orange color with a small white head. Minimal lacing. Aroma of citrus and earthy hops. Tasted of earthy hops, citrus (quite acidic) and a touch of sweet fruit/honey. VERY bitter.

Medium-bodied with good carbonation. Fairly one-dimensional and overall not great, but worth a try for the experience. I wouldn't get more than a sample simply because it is so dry and bitter...not very drinkable, and the style is not an excuse as I've had some very drinkable DIPA's.

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Photo of rwilde
5/5  rDev +22.9%

Photo of Rifugium
3.5/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First had: on tap at the Farmhouse, Emmaus, PA

Poured a medium amber hue with a small off-white head. Smell of citrus zest and fresh hops. Taste starts out with a caramel coated biscuity-ness, but is soon overtaken by a good dose of fresh hops, lemon zest, and a bit of grapefruit essence, with a subtle minty quality. Decently balanced with neither aspect fully taking complete control for any extended bit of time. Medium mouthfeel, and quite drinkable, though nothing really above average.

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Photo of gvacca
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
4.07 out of 5 based on 3,070 ratings.
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