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Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)
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Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company
New York, United States | website

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 GatorBeerNerd
4.53/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

22 oz bottle bought for me by a friend at Jungle Jim's in Ohio. Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A: Pours a light copper color with a finger and a half thick frothy white head that dissipates down to a hazy covering with clumps of bubbles. The head leaves sheets of lacing all the way down.

S: A citrus hop aroma that is very pleasant. I didn't expect it, but there is a bit of malt aroma in the nose as well. A nice smell, but its nothing out of ordinary for the style.

T: The taste just like the nose is much more balanced than I expected. The caramel malt backbone provides a nice sweet initial flavor that is wiped away by a citrus hop punch. The finish is very clean, but you can taste a bit of resin if you lick the inside of your mouth. A very nice balanced IIPA. It has both a nice malt and hop kick.

M: The nice level of in mouth carbonation makes it creamy and smooth. It has a medium thickness. It is very very smooth for the style.

D: The balance, mouthfeel, and hidden ABV help to make this one almost too drinkable. I can not believe how easy it is to drink.

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Photo of woodske1
4.54/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Southern Tier has a knack for making GREAT IPA's. Not just good, great. Here is another example of that. There isn't anything wrong with this beer.

For something with 11% ABV it is surprisingly smooth. I would reccomend this one to anyone that likes Southern Tier.

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Photo of SurlyDuff
4.54/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

22oz bottle w/cool silkscreened label.

A dark orange with the slighest haze. Thin bubbly head that faded away pretty quickly.

One of the more tropical and light fruity/floral ipa's as far as aroma goes.

Again, pineapple and some tropical floral hoppiness. Not getting much piney citrus.

The ABV is hidden fairly well. I would guess this were 9% in a blind tasting. Drinkability is tremendous, a really good sipper, and an even better (or worse) at bigger swigs, which is how my mouth wanted it to be. It was a battle trying to pace myself. It did last the whole night in the end!

Thanks to Tony (WVBeerGeek) for the trade. Only downside to this brew was that I had Avery's Maharaja the night before. This Unearthy is the hard-luck loser...sorry, it's the tropical notes that lost it for me. The crazy pine, grapefruit and cannabis of the maharaja is just sooo good.

Anyway... this a world class beer across the boards. Loved it! Thanks again Tony!

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Photo of Damian
4.54/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Drank from a 650 ml. bottle purchased at Liquor World, Somerville, MA

Poured a glowing, crimson-amber with a small, fizzy, off-white head. No lacing.

The aroma was hoppy initially, but milder than expected. As the beer warmed, the hoppiness became more intense. Zesty and citrusy cascade hops were apparent, along with candi sugar, ripe fruits and a touch of sweet caramel malts.

Like the nose, the taste was quite hoppy yet perfectly balanced. Some smooth, sweet, creamy maltiness up front before the hops took over. Potent (yet palatable) cascade hops displayed esters of ruby red grapefruit. On the back end, the beer seemed to be less hoppy and notes of brown and candi sugars were noticeable. The aftertaste was aggressively hoppy and left a piney, resiny flavor lingering in my mouth.

The mouthfeel was less carbonated than expected. Nevertheless, the beer turned to a rich, creamy froth once it hit my tongue.

At 11% ABV and 153 ibu's, I never would have expected the alcohol to be so mild, nor the beer to be so well balanced.

Overall, this is an incredibly flavorful and drinkable DIPA. Truly an outstanding example of the style.

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Photo of kkipple
4.54/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Pours a magnificent polished copper-amber, with a good inch of white foam that falls to coat the surface of the beer, while leaving some lacing. The head sticks around forever, while the smell overflows from my glass….

…and socks my nose with a one-two punch of fresh pine and citrus hops! The aroma in this beer is nothing short of sublime, a perfect blend of juicy grapefruit and rich toasted grains dripping with sugar and spruce notes. Even at 11%, the alcohol is subdued (somehow) and the luscious hops spring out of the glass, lively and vibrant. This is one of the best smelling DIPAs I’ve ever had the pleasure to drink. I can’t adequately describe it; you’ve just got to drink it for yourself.

The flavor doesn’t disappoint either, Unearthly is a superb example of the double IPA style. It’s bitter and strong, and the hops are certainly the star of the show, but it’s extremely well balanced with lots of sweet malt that is neither cloying nor syrupy. The sweetness isn’t enough to stop you from drinking a lot of this, nor does it leave much of a calling card via aftertaste. One gets the impression that this beer was crafted over many batches, till the brewers were perfectly happy with the result.

The carbonation is flawless, and the mouthfeel is smooth without being syrupy or sticky. Unearthly is warming, it really hits my throat on the way down. Finishes damp and juicy with lots of grapefruit / citrus notes and a toasty brown sugar flavor that teases. The hop-sweet honey aftertaste finish is long and warm and comforting. I want some more!

It’s been a while since I’ve had an Unearthly, but thanks to Khiasmus. I’ve been able to try this again. I’d forgotten just how good this beer is. Massive respect to Southern Tier, achieving something like this isn’t simple, nor is it common. If you like trying Double IPAs, this should be near the top of your list. Unearthly is fantastic.

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Photo of FFreak
4.54/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured undated 12 oz bottle into pint glass. This is excellent beer. It brings to mind "Pliney the Elder". The flavor profile is very similar. Pours a clear golden-yellow with a tinge of orange, with a thin white head and minimal lacing. Not a huge aroma, but its clean, floral and slightly dank, with some pineapple and peach. The taste is wonderful and just gets better the more you drink it. It's somewhat fruity and buttery with a perfect balance of sweet maltiness and huge hops but low bitterness. Mouthfeel is full and smooth with low carbonation, but still refreshing with well concealed alchohol. Overall, I'd say this is world class...a really great Imperial IPA.

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Photo of oakbluff
4.54/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bomber courtesy of HogTown Harry- can’t say enough good things about that beer swilling dude This is a kick ass beer. Plain and simple. My apologies to Fisherman34 for not saving this bottle to taste- its been a long week and I was in desparate need of hops. Sorry man Poured into a normal pint glass. Quite clear beer- usual IPA color with good head. Aroma is top shelf - a wave of amarillo hops hit me Sweet sweet amarillo hops. This may be the best aroma I’ve ever had the pleasure. Simply outstanding. My taste buds are watering at this point so time to dig in. Taste does not dissapoint. Hops assault my mouth, but in a very good way. Not astringent at all. The bittering hops are there don’t get me wrong, but the bitter holds its ground for just the right amount of time and then gives way to a malty sweetness and the aroma hops. If I had to fault this beer, it is on the sweet side, but given the 11%, not a surprise. Not overly sweet, I thought played well with the hops. The centennial and amarillo dry hopping is a nice touch and blend together wonderfully. This beer is all about the hops and hits the mark. Outstanding!

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Photo of stewart124
4.55/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Orange with a dense off-white head.

Lots and lots of grapefruit in the nose. This is a citrus explosion with hints of floral.

Wow! This is very drinkable for the alcohol percent. I can hardly tell that this is 11%. Finishes quite dry but with loads of pine. Velvety soft and so smooth.

This packs a punch but has a great malt backbone. Lots of hops but that is to be expected. Quite a beer.

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Photo of dbatch
4.55/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A deuce deuce poured into my Flying Fish tulip glass. Pours a beautiful amber color, leaving about 3/4 inch head which slowly dissipated. Leaves two fingers lacing at the top.

The first inhale gets you a wonderful floral hop aroma, which is followed by a lovely malt, citrus and pine aromas.

The taste...well, the hops come out and bite you in a very good way. The hop flavor is bold but not overbearing, with a very sweet follow up. The sweetness reminds me of a caramel, or butterscotch, that is phenomenal.

Mouthfeel is smooth. It starts out strong, but finishes gently and smooth, it just doesnt seem like this beer is 11% abv.

For as strong as this beer is, it's very easy to drink, in a 11% kind of way.

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Photo of czfreeman
4.55/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This behemoth IPA pours out a hazy amber murky golden tone. It actually looks very rendolent of a Flemish Red. Supreme head that is suprisingly light and fluffy despite the weight of the beast. Lots of lacing, hop resins everyhere. Very nice. IS there Belgian yeast here?
The aromomatic bomb contained in this bottle detonates as soon as it hits the glass, filling the room with its citric piney aftershock. The aroma alone rockets this "unearthy" beverage into orbit. A supremely complex spectrum of honeyed lemons,fresh malty bread,candied orange,grapefruit,a nice wiff of phenols to bind it all together. The utter freshness of the hops and just-kilned barley is remarkable. Unfiltered apple cider also comes to mind not only on the appearance,but in the aromatics as well. Im already extremly satified.
Wow. Thats really all I can say upon trying this brew. Extremly velvety and opulent mouthfeel. The "fresh" flavors comes immediatley. The malts come through immediately, follwed by delicate citrus fruits,barleywine-like concentration of fruity malts,vanilla-oaky burbon intensity.
Where is the ABV? This is a showcase of brewing Mastery. This is increadibly balanced, the ABV is buried, the hops an utilized,not over-exerted.
Drinkablity is perfection in my book, so easy to drink, yet so delicious its sippable lest all the beer is gone!
Ive never said that any IPA gives Dogfish 120 a run for its money in terms of true balance of such extreme proportions of ingredient used,but Unearthly steps up to the challenge and delivers.

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Photo of ATvics
4.55/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

On tap at Victoria Gastro Pub.

A- Mild pale golden typical india pale ale color.

S- Ok nose of hops and citrus flavor. Not the backbone of this beer.

T- Woah, now were talkin. You're mouth explodes with grapefruity hopped up flavor. This lil bitch is jacked up on hops. Just what I was lookin for.

M- Perfect. Not too light and not too heavy. I could easily slam 4 or 5 of these down with no hesitation.

D- You know what you're walking into when you start sippin' on an imperial ipa. Some are just too much to take down to enjoy a second one, while others leave you confused as to why it's called a double/imperial ipa. The Unearthly in my opinion is the perfect balance of flavor, mouthfeel and drinkability to satisfy the everyday hophead. The only drawback is it's aroma. As Flavorful as it is I would expect a little more in the bouquet.

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Photo of EWSchulenburg
4.55/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz. bottle No dating that I could find.

Pours a clear dark gold, with a nice big dirty white head that slowly melts into a quarter inch foam with some lacing sticking to the glass.

Big hoppy aroma with sweetness present as well.

Very sweet malt taste, honeyish, followed nicely by a strong piney, tingly, grapefruit bitterness. Not much alcohol burn. Super balance!!

Big smooth feel. Can't wait for my next sip.

Excellent beer! Can't beleive it is 11%, but I do enjoy the kick! One of my favs!

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Photo of LittleDon
4.55/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Draft in a 16 oz. pint glass. Golden, one finger off-white head with no noticeable carbonation. Slightly citrus hoppy nose. Nice balance with some alcohol in the finish. Medium mouth feel.

Very drinkable IPA, hoppy but not over the top. Drinks more like an AIPA rather than a DIPA. Nice bouquet to the hops, very aromatic. If this is really 11 ABV, damn, I'll have another.

Second Drinking (9/25/09)
13 oz pour in tulip shaped glass at the Sunset Grill, Boston. Golden amber and slightly hazy with a short lived head and no signs of carbonation. Strong aroma of pine and fruit. Extremely well balanced flavor considering the IBUs. Honey sweetness along with strong resinous hops. My tounge crys "Uncle" as the hops take over through the middle and finish. Medium bodied. I am too exhausted to notice the finish. Thank you sir, may I have another.

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Photo of thekevlarkid
4.55/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

After hearing much about this beer I finally tracked it down! Out of a bomber this brew was an orange-amber color with perfect clarity and good rising carbonation. The full three-fingers of yellowish head displayed very good retention and consistent, very good lacing. This beer just plain looked great. The aroma was excellent, rich and complex- fruity esters, floral hops, pineapple, orange, pine. The flavors were equally complex, lots of citrus and citrus rind that then gave way to herbal and piney elements along with alcohol and doughy malt that balanced the beer nicely. The 11% was very well-hidden, it drank like a beer half its strength. The mouthfeel was creamy, soft and a touch oily, the body medium/full and the carbonation delicate. The hop complexity was impressive and the beer totally on-point for the style.

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Photo of Gehrig
4.55/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

At long last, I am finally able to buy Southern Tier here in Illinois. Hallelujah! Clear bronze body with two and one-half fingers of off-white head atop. Rich aromas of hops, plenty of citrus with a hint of pine and mint leaf. Not a big blast on the nose but a steady whiff of malt and citrus hops. However, so far, I'm quite impressed.

The taste is terrific--grapefruit, a bit of lemon, lots of caramel. Very smooth and malty but also with that chewy, almost gritty hopped texture that I love so much, Unearthly strikes a fine balance as a good DIPA must, making the mouthfeel ideal.

Unearthly has quickly vaulted into my top-10 IPAs. An excellent beer, this makes me all the more thankful that Southern Tier is finally available here. Many thanks to all the good BAs who recommended this and other Southern Tier wares in the forum.

Outstanding.

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Photo of gatorbreath
4.55/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz Bomber poured into Chimay goblet.

App: Dark egyptian golden with shallow frothy head, 1-2 fingers. Not too much carbonation. Lacing in the house.

Smell: Not too overpowering, wish it was, hoppy a little on the foamy breakdown.

Taste: Bangin', probably my new favorite joint. At 11% it is hidden so well. Hoppy/Citrusy and that's all I'm pickin' up. Sick brew.

Mouthfeel: Usually a stout man, so it does feel thin and not too full-bodied, but it really is on point. Not too "runny." Figgadealme?

Drinkability: Go 'on head and get a few, i challenge you to drink 2 and not be stumblin'.

Best wishes on this one, definitely in my top 5, maybe 3. Hoping to get some on tap one of these days.

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Photo of asabreed
4.56/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bomber into a Duvel tulip.

Appearance: Golden copper-colored body with lots of bubbles, spotty and soapy and scant lacing, and little head retention, even as it warms. I wonder what's going on here.

Smell: A beautiful meld of big wet sticky hop aromas -- with everything from flowers, earthines, citrus, tomacco, pine, ripe fruit, sour cherries, strawberry -- along with some sweetness, from caramel malt, semi-sweet chocolate, vanilla, honey, and molasses. Tons of stuff going on, without either element taking over, letting everything through to wonderful aromas popping up all over the places.

Taste: A very nice mix of what comes through in the nose mostly, with ripe fruit, floral and grassy hops, earthy bitterness, mild tobacco, citrus sweetness -- more lemon and orange than grapefruit here, a bit of diacetyl and biscuit flavors, and a lingering finish that wants to stay forever, one that I keep going back to. It's nice that the sweetness and floral hops are at the forefront, still making it easy-going, with little discernible alcohol, and some of the bitter and pungent hop flavors coming out with the long finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, creamy, and pleasantly coating without any residual stickiness at all.

Drinkability: An exceptional version of the style, in a more graceful and nuanced way than a lot of them turn out to be (one of my favorites recently being Moylan's Hopsickle, with has a less ABV% but has much more of a visceral nature for the hophead), and it seems like that's their purpose. These ST bombers can get expensive, but this one's certainly worth it, and I'd undoubtedly try it again, and if you have to choose either the Hoppe or this, choose the latter. Still, this beer has let me know that Southern Tier can do their thing, and I'll be trying more when I get the chance, hoping that they can match my experience with this.

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Photo of Quej
4.56/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer looks like an innocent pale ale, and is anything but. As soon as the bottle is opened a massively hoppy smell finds your nose. The strength of the beer is hidden well by its bitterness and the aromatic hops. It has a malty taste that supports the heavy hop usage and makes it dangerously drinkable for a beer in its alcohol range. At 20$ a bottle, it's almost worth it. Another great offering from Southern Tier.

It's called Un-earthly, and it is.

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Photo of shroompod
4.57/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Started drinking this cold out of 22oz bomber , will drink slow to let it warm.

Appearance is light orange. Head quickly disapates.Very clear beer.

I could be mistaken , but thiers hops in this beer! Smell is dominated by the hops with some fruity citrus smells coming through.

Taste is very balanced with the high hop content. Almost has the taste of a sweetened grapefruit drink.

Moutfeel is somewhat thick, as it shoul be.

Drinkabilty of this beer is exceptional.I want to drink my other one even though it'll wreck me for the night.

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Photo of SteveO1231
4.57/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22 oz. Brown bottle with a green screen printed label listing ingredients and drinking instructions. Pours a light copper with quite a nice foamy off white head. Slow tiny bubbles, nice chunky lacing. Aroma is absolutely mouth watering, great blend of English and American hop varieties. Bitter sweet fresh hop oil aroma, citrus, floral, pine and a bit of spice, behind that complex hop aroma is a big hit of caramel, really smells wonderful. Full bodied with a syrupy texture. Very thick and caramel sweet, the hop bitterness is present until midway it is very complex, citrus, floral, pine, a little grassy, and really rides nicely into the finish which is a bit herbal and spicy. This beer is incredibly complex yet really very drinkable also despite it's incredibly high ABV. The alcohol volume can be felt as it warms my belly and my cheeks. About halfway through this bottle and I could feel it. The large English hop presence and high ABV makes this seem more like a barley wine that a IIPA, but does it really matter? It's delicious.

Cheers!

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Photo of elNopalero
4.57/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is a golden amber in low light. The nose has a golden ruby red kiss of grapefruit. There’s sweet citrus aromas as well as some hints of cherries around the edges. Not hoppy so much as fruity—very pronounced fresh fruit flavors come across more than any citrus or pine hops (although there is a little piney chew to give it another layer). I get the cherries, as well as some berry notes, and it has a sweet finish. For an imperial IPA it was a complete surprise. Dessert-PA, anyone?

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Photo of GeoffRizzo
4.58/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

An 11.00ABV DIPA, hello moto! Pure orange in hue with a rocky off-white head that maintains massive patchy lacing; huge head retention going on here. The nose is sweet caramelized sugar, juicy hops and then some. An avalanche of hops from the first sips--pick em--I detect at the least Chinook, Cascade and fresh Centennial hops! A sweet and tainted palate of bourbon-isk liquor with hops lingering in the throat area, a more than welcome warming affect. Warming reveals one remarkable beverage--tastings of grapefruit, bubble gum and loads of orange juice masked beneath the hops; at 153 IBUs, what do you expect. This is a gem, one worth seeking. Repeat and repeat--sip, sip and sip. Savor and enjoy this mammoth DIPA!

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Photo of kindacold
4.58/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into glass. Pours a light amber color with a small, quickly-dissipating head.

I smell some great, sweet, hop aroma. There's a hint of cinnamon in the odor.

Taking a deep sip, I feel a pleasant tingling as the carbonation dances on my tongue, releasing little bursts of hops. These are not just bitter though. There are so many mixed sweet and biting flavors that it is hard to differentiate them all. I can tell a general sweetness and spiciness with a mild bitter overtone and a lingering hop aftertaste.

The hops definitely coat your tongue. Your mouth feels slightly sticky, but full of great flavor.

I drank a bottle and it felt to be just about the right amount. I don't think I'd open a second at one sitting.

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Photo of AtrumAnimus
4.59/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This one pours an amber to golden tan color with a rich and creamy off white head that is super thick, very long lived and settles so slow I can wait any longer to see if it is going to lace or not. I wouldn't call what it is doing lacing as much as a time-lapse collapsing of the foam that completely coats the glass on the way down.

The nose is superb spiced hops with strong citrus and pine notes. Like an east Texas forest in the spring after a light rain.

The taste is surprisingly fruity malt that is equally dominant in what I would a binary IPA. The fruitiness is powerful but so is the bitterness of the hops. Both are powerful and well balanced for the extremes.There are subtler notes of bread, pine and I agree with the caramel and peppery notes as well that are printed on the bottle. Those are very subtle when compared to the other extremes but are definitely there

The mouthfeel is like wet silk and coats the palate nicely without being cloying. In fact this one makes me have a unnaturally intense craving for spicy boiled crawfish. I think this one would be perfect with extremely spicy food like BW3's Blazin' wings or some crawfish boiled with "Slap Ya Mama" crawfish boil.

OK, I am drooling now, have to get some heat to go with this beer.

I just had to cave and get some Slap Ya Mama and eat the boil straight. And I was right, this is a perfect beer for super spicy food. I also tried some straight BW3's Blazin' sauce and I have to admit it is awesome with either.

overall THIS IS awesome BEER. About to become a staple in my house. I can't even taste the 9.5% alcohol, but I can feel it on an empty stomach.

Damn! This is Fuckin-A great beer!

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Photo of lightindarkness
4.59/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to pieper for sending this my way. An excellent recommendation. 22oz poured into a beer tasting snifter.

Pours a clear deep golden color with a short eggshell head that fades quickly but leaves a little nice lacing.

Smell is very enticing with plenty of fresh pine needles, resin, and cereal. Some citrus kind of hangs back with a light sweetness.

Taste very closely follows the nose, with full piny resiny hops up front and a solid grainy base. I'm really impressed with the delicate balance of this beer despite all it's imperial strength. Almost light and crisp, even deceivingly so right up to the finish as the resin coats the mouth with an unassertive bitterness that lingers gently on the palate, fading to a yeasty bready softness.

Feel is nice, medium bodied with a moderate mouth coating. Sticky without being heavy at all. Carbonation is very submissive, adding a lightness to the feel.

The more I drink, the more I want this beer. A very well moderated hop showcase, this beer is a great version of the style, with everything to love about an imperial IPA and very little of the overbearing intensity in some other IIPAs. Only drawback is the extremely well hidden 11%abv.

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Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,217 ratings.
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