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

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

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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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Caramel, copper.
Smell: Peppery pine and alcohol.
Taste: Honey, pepper, and alcohol.
Mouthfeel: Smooth.

Big. This is a slow sipper. The alcohol is pronounced. Like most imperials, at least to me, it's harder to pick out the particulars in the smell and taste. The overall drink is excellent though. I would certainly get this again.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Initially tasted straight from the bottle while very cold. Very nice aroma; the hop bill on the bottle promised good things that the nose reaffirmed. Alas, it didn't live up to the nose.

A: Poured a nice copper color with a cream colored head that dies quickly.

S: Lots of hops on the nose initially, then malt.

T: A brief hop bite then the malt and alcohol come in. The malt and alcohol are very much in balance. Leaves a lingering, slightly caramel with the faintest hint of hop bitterness, flavor. Definitely packs the alcohol punch but the malt sweetness balances.

M: Very nice body. Thick and mouth coating. Doesn't die after 10 seconds.

O: I was mislead by the label. When I see "unearthly IPA" I expect nothing but hops. I like it nonetheless. The alcohol and malt are very balanced but needs more hops, both bittering and aromatic.

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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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