Gemini (Imperial Blended Ale) | Southern Tier Brewing Company

Gemini (Imperial Blended Ale)Gemini (Imperial Blended Ale)
BA SCORE
85.9%
Liked This Beer
4.09 w/ 1,057 ratings
Gemini (Imperial Blended Ale)Gemini (Imperial Blended Ale)
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
New version now sold in 12 oz bottles.

Added by BeerBeing on 12-14-2007

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
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Reviews:
591
Ratings:
1,057
Liked:
908
Avg:
4.09/5
pDev:
10.51%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
80
Gots:
115
Trade:
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Ratings: 1,057 |  Reviews: 591
Photo of tadowdaddy
4.2/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Rust orange, definitely not a clear IPA. Has a tiny cotton like head that leaves a nice lacing on the side of the glass.

S - Hints of citrus followed by delicious malts.

T- Tastes tremendous! Big citrus and a bit of a piney hop taste followed by a nice maltiness. Overall, more bitter than I would have imagined. The citrus hops definitely stand out. A very tremendous and traditional IPA taste.

M - Coats the tongue nicely and leaves a nice tingling feeling in the mouth.

D - Due to the alcohol percentage and the ease of drinking, this beer could hit you in a hurry if you drink a bit too much.

I'll definitely be purchasing this one again! Much better than a serving of either the hoppe or the unearthly. The combination of the two is the way to go.

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Photo of koopa
4.1/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: 22oz Gold Wax Dipped Bomber looks very classy. Beer pours an iridescent yellow orange with a nice 1.5 finger foam head. A good amount of head retention and an excellent amount of lacing sticks to the sides of the glass in thick billowing pillows.

Smell: Lots of hops (citrus, floral, pine) meet with a spicy yeast. A very refined nose (although I am sampling this Imperial IPA a few months after I acquired it so it could be refined due to the age of the bottle) that I am enjoying very much.

Taste: Lots of candied orange in the flavor and sweetness from the pale malt combine with a wheat quality. Some hop bitterness in the finish but still a pretty clean finish. I'm surprised that the spicyness I found in the nose hasn't come through in the taste.

Mouthfeel: Can't quite figure what is off here but there is room for improvement on the mouthfeel of this brew.

Overall this is a decent Imperial IPA but nothing amazing by any stretch of the imagination.

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Photo of RedChrome
4.03/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A light haze to the bright orange colored brew. Huge eggshell colored head held above an inch for a few minutes. Tiny streams of carbonation bubbles meander to the top. Lace in circles is thick evenly around.

Hops floral aromas hit the nose hard and try not to let go. Mainly a huge citric base to the hops note, but a very light pine backing and a light malt aroma.

Gritty malt and hops blend up front. Tastes of citric fruits were a balance between tangerines, lemons, and limes. A bit to much of a gritty flavor.

Nice thickness which has flavors clinging to all surfaces. Carbonation is a bit subdued.

A nice brew. Great with a burger and fries. Cheers to Southern Tier for blending two great beers to make one that stands with it's parents. Try it fresh.

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Photo of ckeegan04
3.77/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Very clean, orangish brown in color. Thin off-white head with excellent lacing.

S - Citursy hop nose dominates. Lots of grapefruit with hints of lemon zest and even some apricot mixed in. No real trace of malts in there.

T - A candy sweetness initially with some citrusy notes coming in. Not quite the hop blast I was expecting but still very tasty. Some orange and grapefruit taste.

M/D - Medium bodied with a light carbonation. The bitterness is not overwhelming and it is surprsingly easy drinking given the 10.5%

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Photo of IBUnit63
4.12/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

After enlisting the help of the RAF, the RCMP, a few locksmiths, cat burglars and MacGyver, I was finally able to cut through the &*(%ing Kevlar wax to open one of these things and pour it into my trusty aromatics-enhancing Reidel Cabernet/Bordeaux glass...

Reveals a golden honey body with a huge 3-finger head that's quite soapy and dissipates with adequate lacing. Moderate carbonation.

Great citrus here from some nice floral hops. A large caramel-vanilla malt layer complements nicely. Disjointed, yes...but huge and enjoyable. There's a lot going on here...

Up front the vanilla is profound with nice creaminess. Subsequently, the huge floral hop presence settles in. Again, this is like a bench-clearing brawl on the palate but it's quite enjoyable.

Let's just say the mouthfeel has a whole lot of variation. Not synergy, not Beautiful Chemistry, but energy and activity. Quite eclectic when considering the vanilla carmael malt, floral, slightly citrusy hops and the vigorous, enjoyable finish (not necessarily long, but action-packed).

Quite enjoyable of an offering, this one. Lack of synergy precludes supreme drinkability but this is a fun one and relatively easy to drink. The first one of these I tried to open I broke the top and was so %!$$ed I didn't try another for a year, so memo to ST...do something about that wax!

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Photo of TheManiacalOne
4.77/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a snifter glass.

A: The beer is a deep orange/amber color, with a large off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is very nice blend of floral hops, fruity citrus and caramelized malts.

T: The taste starts with a strong burst of hops bitterness which is then quickly balanced by sweet flavors of citrus & caramel. The malt character is hearty but not overly heavy. The 10.50% ABV is well-masked. The after-taste is slightly hoppy and slightly sweet.

M: Very crisp and very smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is dry and very clean.

D: Very tasty, goes down dangerously easily, not too filling, very strong kick, excellent representation of style, Unearthly is one of the best 5 beers I've ever had and Hoppe was pretty good, so it stands to reason that I would really enjoy this beer and I did. This is an excellent high-gravity hop bomb to drink for a long time until the ABV catches up with you.

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Photo of srandycarter
4.37/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I really hate the hard wax top. Annoying at best, dangerous at its worse.

A - Light Raw apple cider with a cottony white head that dissipates to a bubbly ring and lots of clingy lace.

S - IPA written all over it. Definite pronounced bready malt presence wrapped in citrus.

T - Beautiful. Malty, caramelly spicy goodness. Hops kick in mid range and the balance works. Alcohol evident but somewhat masked, considering the abv. Floral notes at finish.

M - Solid medium weight, great coating and carb.

D - This one could sneak up on you, it's so easy to drink.

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Photo of Morphoenix
4.3/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 22oz bomber into a large Delirium Tremens snifter. Beautiful appearance with a creamy-looking, lightly beige head and a nice copper body with amber tinges. Very nice aroma with a floral and piney hop scent. The look and smell reminded me of Stone Ruination IPA, but the comparison ended there. Where Ruination is an absolute hop onslaught, Gemini takes the quiet road and offers a more muted hop flavor that's more in balance with the other ingredients. That isn't to say that the hop flavors are not very apparent, because they are, but they don't absolutely dominate the flavor profile, allowing for some nice maltiness to make itself known. The beer has a medium feel with good carbonation, but not enough to make it prickly. Superior drinkability, I had no trouble downing the entire bomber and I was definitely sad when it was done.

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Photo of kmeves
3.88/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First off, I almost downgraded this one for the difficult to remove wax top. Turns out it was worth the effort. Pours a semi clear copper with a smallish white head and little lacing. Aroma of pine, grapefruit, toffee and peach. Flavor is initially quite astringent and bitter on the tongue but gets more rounded as it sits on the tongue. Bitter citrus zest, pine, bready malt and fruity. Interesting. Fairly rich and creamy texture. Medium bodied.

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Photo of Durge
4.05/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A hazy straw amber color with a fair white head and good lacing. The aroma is a bright piney hops and hints of malt and wheat. The flavor brings out citrus bitterness in a beautiful bodied brew. Some fair alcohol presence and a sharp finish. There is an odd smoke background mixed in with some sweet maltiness. Decent drinkability, solid feel. A quality brew for sure.

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Photo of Reagan1984
3.73/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

We enjoyed this beer after the Unearthly to see how it compared.

This beer had a 2 finger foamy head that was off white. Honey Amber in color with some visible carbonation. There was the slightest haze to the beer.

Aroma was very earthy, fruity and a tad musty.

First thing I noticed in the taste is that is seemed a touch dry compared to the Unearthly. Malt sweet up front with a big hop presence. Ripe fruits present. I notice that there was also a dry finish that was almost, but not really astringent.

Medium bodied mouth feel with a bog flavor.

I'm not sure this is an improvement over either the Hoppe or the Unearthly.

I think I'd stick with the Unearthly by itself. (Or the Hoppe)

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Photo of Redwood21
4.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: the color is a very nice amber color somewhat hazy with a whiffy white head that is very sticky and delicious

S: semi floral but not too strong very pleasant not earth shattering

T: absolutely more floral than some, very herbaly and almost spicey, leaves a nice layer on the tongue with a touch of bitterness but nothing that hurts you. this is a good beer, though as the smell portends it is not earth shattering

i think this beer is very drinkable especially for 10.5% and its very good. i think its a solid entry in the category though not as distinguishable as others

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Photo of SPLITGRIN
4.27/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Three and a half fingers worth of rocky fat off white head that leaves lots of scattered lace as if fades. Body is a syrupy honey orange gold. Nose is packed with orange marmalade, piney minerals and a nice sweet malt balance. The hops are very sappy as the hit they hit the tongue. They are lengthy and have a real piney, grassy feel. There is a dry almost pepper like powdery malt balance to the entire back half of the palate. Mouthfeel has a hint of spicy alchol and a very mild bitter thickness. Very nicely drinkable.

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Photo of csmiley
4.33/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours copper with alot of orange as well. A careful pour gave up a head of over half inch. Retention is good with excellent sticky lacing.

S - Lots of fruit up front. Big aromas of orange and grapefruit. Some earthiness follows but mostly sticks with fruity notes. Some caramel and candied sugar show up but stay in a distant background. Little to no alcohol is present which is a surprise.

T - Nice smack of bitter and sour fruit from the get go. Grapefruit followed by some grapefruit. Other fruit starts to come in gradually - orange and mango. Earthy / pine flavors provide a nice follow up to the fruitiness. Malt flavors are stiff but don't really compete with the hops in any way. Some caramel and bread are present. Alcohol is present throuought but stays warm and soothing.

M - Medium to full bodied with great carbonation. Finish is dry and bitter and lets go after a few minutes. Smooth for the style.

D - Drinkability is very good. Goes down too easy for a 10.5 % brew. That makes this one dangerous. It is smooth and very pleasant on the palate. I would happily have another one of these. Reocommended.

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Photo of Slynger
4.15/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

hazy deep orange lightly hazy wheat color with a fuzzy creamy lid of lemon cream.

Really sweet malty citrus hoppy nose. Sweet, sweet orange and candied grapefruit with some heavy pale/caramel malts. Fresh pine as well.

Very sweet and heavy, smoothly, malty full body with a slick and creamy thick carb. Sweet flavors heavy malty caramel with maybe a bit of honey. Lots of sweet and bitter citrus, orange and candied grapefruit, with some bitter rind and fresh pine with a touch of spiciness.

Unfortunately I have not yet had the two that birthed this one, but this one . . . is damn good. Damn good.

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Photo of tayner
3.6/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bottle with gold wax

golden yellow with tight white head that left alot of sticky lace

big floral lemony nose

up front punch of bitter floral/lemony/citrus hops. There is then an alcohol warming. There is a bit of background maltiness, but much more unbalanced than I expected from an East Coast IIPA. it was way more bitter and hoppy with only slight sweetness and bitterness that lingered. alcohol not as well hidden as I would have liked

Medium oily body, enough carbonation

Easy enough to drink but not balanced enough for me to seek out again.

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Photo of ZimZamZoom
4.38/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured part of a bomber into a pint glass. A nice bright bronze color that is fairly clear. I got a good thick white head that held strong for minutes. Sticky lacing is now all over the glass. Off to a good start I would say.

The aroma is thick with caramel malt, bittersweet citrus, piney hops and even a touch of spice. I've had the two beers that make this one up, and this shows some of each in its aroma. Taste is bursting with the citrus and pine hoppy goodness. I get some of the sweet malt and a bit of caramel roastiness. The finish starts early with this DIPA, a peak of malty sweetness turns quickly to a bitter hop bite. This takes you to the end, with little hint of alcohol in this 10.5% beer. Wow. Hop bitterness lingers for some time and serves to remind you that this freaking beer rocks.

Big body, you can feel the viscosity of this beer in your mouth. Not at all filling though, as I will have no problem dusting this bomber.

An eminently drinkable DIPA. Recommended to try after the Unearthly and the Hoppe.

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Photo of orbitalr0x
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bomber. The gold "wax" on here is incredibly hard to get off. Yeah it looks nice, but I could really do without it. The beer pours into my glass a bright golden orange with a half inch of bubbly white head on top. Great clarity. Aromas start with a mix of pale and pils malts with some sweetness and a touch of caramel. Big, bold hops with resinous citric and pine. Tropical fruit with herbal green bud accents. Nice.

First sip brings a solid pale malt upfront that ushers in a sweet, caramel accented flavor. It doesn't take long for the hops to gain hold. Citric, resinous, oily hop flavors with pine and a touch of herbal floral flavor as well. Big bitterness flows in and makes the mouth pucker as it flows down. Good mix and a tasty brew.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with a solid creaminess. Good malt body here, goes down smooth. Really enjoyable brew and the alcohol is well hidden as well. If you still have this, drink it now, don't wait any longer!!

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Photo of msubulldog25
4.47/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I've been holding this 22 oz. bottle for a few months, waiting for a good reason to open it. Well, today is July 16th, it's a gorgeous afternoon in the 70's and that seems like reason enough... Poured from a well-chilled bottle to the Sam Adams Chalice of Awesomeness..

Another appealing label design by Southern Tier. Kudos for making me work to open this one; the epic struggle to extract the cap from the waxen death-grip was won, finally by me. Challenge aside, I like the glittery golden seal...can you say 'bass boat'?

A: Beautiful pour, a hazed copper-golden with a 2-finger mound of rocky, near-white froth. Good, reasonably vigorous carbonation. Pretty clinging lace in loose-knit stripes.

S: Excellent aroma - big on the juicy Amarillo hops. But plenty of other hops are in here, too: a look at the label reveals Columbus, Chinook, Cascade, Centennial, plus Styrian Golding. When you have that many varieties you could have a confused mess...or you could have this. A bold, complex aroma that circles around and around with flowers and herbs, fruits and spices, pine and grass. Wow. Pair this with a fairly pronounced graininess (first whiff had a notable 'Grape Nuts' wort aroma).

T: I didn't realize that this was a 50/50 blend of to other Southern Tier beers until a closer bottle inspection: unfiltered Hoppe + Unearthly (NOW I get the name 'Gemini'...). This can't help but be good, as those are two excellent beers.

The result is bready and full of clover honey, toffee sweetness and then a load of hops - maybe a little past their prime but only slightly. The flavors bounce from leafy green herbs, to mint and sage, to orange and grapefruit pulp, then zesty rind, then caramel, then pine, then toasted wheat, then peppery spice, then... It's complex, it's flavorful - it's a fine blend of two excellent beers.

M: Borderline heavy, borderline full - there's a bit of fizzy carbonated tingle then a lovely mellowness. Maybe it WAS a good idea to cellar this a while... A slight grainy coating and a lasting grassy/herbal bittering at the very back of the tongue.

D: About as drinkable as you could ask a 10.5% giant...er, set of twins(?) to be. Luscious flavor and feel, fantastic aroma...an outstanding beer I hope to have again. Rumor has it that Southern Tier may be coming soon to the Northwest; if that's true, I'm stocking up on this excellent DIPA. Highly recommended.

Thanks, todd1, for sending this one.

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Photo of Murchmac
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to ncvbc for this potent potable. I decided to bust off the wax seal way before I drank it to avoid frustration. It came of easily with a spork.

Pours with a nice looking head that clears to the side with little lacing left. This was very clear for being unfiltered. Looked at times like a hefe, DIPA, and amber. This beer is like Cameron Diaz, cute, but not hot.

Whoever smelt it dealt it. This beer dealt silent but violent notes of citrus, pine, sugars, malt, and bready seabiscuits.

If Old Milwaukee tastes as good as its name, so doesnt gemini. Never had unearthly, but had the hoppe, liked it. Sweet malts give way to a balanced hop citrus and sweet pine recession on the tongue. This beer doesnt get all Rowdy Roddy Pipper on your ass, more like Leapin Lanny Poffo.

It looked all carbonated and it is. But nice finsih, clean, resiny like a good DIPA, has that shot of alcohol going down your throat, the only time you taste or smell it.

When the Gemini's moon is in the seventh house, and hoppe aligns with unearthly, then taste will guide the DIPA's, and beer will rule the stars.

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Photo of oakbluff
3.88/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber courtesy of hogtown harry- pours a pale golden hue. Good head and lacing. Nose- earthy smelling with some fruits. Taste- pale malts are really present. Hop flavour is a mix of pine and some tropical fruits. Might be past its prime as I really love Unearthly and Hoppe on their own. The mix is like a poor sequel. More malt flavour than expected. Carbonation is medium and drinkability is good. Very little hotness present given high abv.

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Photo of gford217
4.45/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle courtesy of jkane101 poured into a tulip. Took a crowbar to get through the gold wax on this guy.

A: Pours a bright golden amber with a big, dense head that lingers as a thin bubbly head for the duration. Lacing is very good.

S: Aroma is a big blast of citrus hops up front, namely grapefruit and oranges. This is on top of the big bready malt backbone with caramel and biscuits in the nose. Despite the huge hop profile, the malt really shows up in the aroma.

T: The taste is similar to the smell, but the first hop taste I got was more on the pine resin side of things. This is followed by the big caramel malt backbone before the citrus and pine come back in to finish off the taste.

M: Mouthfeel is medium bodied with some serious carbonation and sticky with pine hops lending to a slight bitterness throughout.

D: I've had quite a few Southern Tier brews and this might be at the top of the list as I really enjoyed the balance of hops and malts. Dangerously drinkable - I would seek this one out.

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Photo of AltBock
4.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Cool 22 oz. bomber bottle that has a silk screened label of an astronaut floating around a blueish green backdrop. Above the astronaut is the constellation Gemini. They call this beer Gemini because Gemini is also known as "the twins." In the Southern Tier world they have two fraternal twins, "Hoppe" and "Unearthly." So they went ahead and combined the two and called the beer "Gemini." That's basically the story on the label. Beside this story is the beer's specifications and all the ingredients that went into this beer. Like almost every other Southern Tier bottle, they only thing missing is some sort of bottling date. You can't miss this bottle because there is gold colored wax over the cap. Good luck on trying to get to the cap itself! It will take alot of time.

Appearance: I decided to pour this Southern Tier beer into a "Maudite" Snifter. what came out of the bottle was a cloudy and bright golden orange colored beer. I reason it's so cloudy is because you can see all the hop particles floating around in this beer. On top of this golden liquid was a fluffy 3/4 of an inch head of white foam. This head of foam had really good retention that left behind a ton of white foamy rings along the sides and just a decent amount of white streaks of lace around the glass.

Smell: For a beer that's suppose to be really hoppy, the aroma wasn't too hoppy. I believe the hops were at medium strength because the large dose of sugar probably calmed them down. The aroma was sweet with sweet juicy citrus fruits, pine needles, a hint of toasted malts, a nice sized citrus hop punch, and plenty of candy sugar at the end. It started off with the citrus fruits, but somehow it ended with candy sugar. I get it now. The citrus fruits and the pine was the "Unearthly" and the large dose of candy sugar was the "Hoppe."

Taste: While the aroma strated off with the citrus fruits, the taste goes directly into the dried citrus hops and the pine needles. The taste wasn't messing around. Right off the bat it wanted to show you how hoppy this beer was going to be. Behind the initial hop explosion was grapefruit, a hint of sweet toffee, a splash of toasted malts, and citrus fruits. The taste didn't want you to get use to the second part of the beer, so after the malts and citrus fruits, the taste ended with more bitter and dry citrus hops and pine needles. Just like in the aroma, I was expecting the "Hoppe" to come in and shower the taste with its candy sweetness, but it was the "Unearthly" that said no to the sweetness and kicked the candy sweetness out of the taste.

Mouthfeel: "Gemini" is a full bodied Double IPA that had a strong full flavored aftertaste of bitter and dried citrus hops, dried citrus fruits, pine needles, and a hint of sweet caramel at the end. There had to be some sweetness and the caramel is the only thing the "Unearthly" let out of the bag. This hoppy aftertaste will stick around for a long time on your tongue. It will take alot of water to get rid of it.

Drinkability: Overall, it's another hoppy winner from Southern Tier! I could smell the "Hoppe," but it was mostly the "Unearthly" that I tasted. It's another one of those once in a while hoppy beers. Could I drink it again? I certainly would! This beer is worth the effort you put trying to peel the gold wax off the cap.

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Photo of allergictomacros
4.26/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First off, not a fan of this bottle. It's just a really hard one to open because of the sealing. Granted it looks cool, but it's a bit tough. I mangled the cap and cracked the lip of the bottle opening mine.

A - Clear orange with a big rocky head and amazing lace.

S - Minty pine and grapefruit, tangerines, pungent flowers.

T - Big, bitter, hoppy and boozy. Really nice balance between the alcohol and hops. Fruit seems limited to apples, and provides a lightening note overall. Finish is very bitter and long lasting - very grapefruit pith.

M - Not too heavy, but with a solid body and oiliness.

D - For a big beer, very drinkable. Excellent balance in a DIPA.

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Photo of MuenchenerKindl
4.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22 oz bottle toa pint glass the liquid is a drsk amber with very good carbonation. The head is very nice, 3 fingers light tan and leaves lots of lace.

The smell is good lots of hops but had to nail down because of the blend. Earthy notes as well as some good citrus and pine.

The taste follows, lots of hops yet a nice malt for good balance. A very nice blend.

The mouthfeel is good, really a solid brew, Great carbonation and a good thick body.

The drinkability is very good, really worth a try. Prosit, MK

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Gemini (Imperial Blended Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 85.9% out of 100 with 1,057 ratings
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