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

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1,122 Ratings
Oak Aged Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)Oak Aged Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale)
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ClockworkOrange on 01-09-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
568
Ratings:
1,122
pDev:
12.53%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
65
Gots:
75
Trade:
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Ratings: 1,122 |  Reviews: 568
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3.26/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured froma 22 oz bomber to a fluted tulip glass. Smells like oak barrels, similar in smell to White Oak Jai Alai.

The oak definitely dominates the beer. It over shadows the hops, but there is still plenty of malt backbone. Solid body, with just the right amount of carbonation. Not as hot as I expected at 9.5 ABV. I expected more hops in an IIPA. Good, but not my favorite from ST. I'm glad I tried it, but I won't drink it again.

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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3.68/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Holy oak taste, Batman!

Forget aged in oak. This tastes like I'm just drinking right out of the barrel. Oak, brown, tannins. That's what this beer tastes like. Also some hops and malt... but mostly just oak.

No real good aromas to speak of.

What am I drinking? Sigh. Drinkable and unique, but wouldn't have it again

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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Oak Aged Unearthly (Imperial India Pale Ale) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 1,122 ratings