BeerCritic


Southern Tier Un*Earthly Imperial IPA

Glass: Tulip
Purchased at: Circle Liquors, Pennington, NJ
Price: $5.99
Size: 22 fl oz
ABV: 11%
Estimated Calories: 450 C
RateBeer Rating: 97

Aroma 10 out of 10
Intensity: Strong
Balance: Sweet
Impression: Nice

Malt Flavor: Grain Bread Sweet Toast Nut
Hops Flavor:
Floral Herbal Spice Citrus
Other:
Pineapple, lemon, orange,
Notes: Flavor is deep, hoppy, citrus, and delicious.

Appearance 4 out of 5
Color: Copper
Clarity: Brilliant
Head Retention: Poor
Notes: Color is beautiful and clear copper body. Head is negligible. Lace is limited.

Flavor 10 out of 10
Intensity:  Strong
Balance: well balanced between sweet and bitter.
Impression:  Very Nice
Malt Flavor:
Grain Bread Sweet Toast Nut
Hops Flavor: Floral Herbal Spice Resin Citrus
Other: citrus
Notes: Delicious, layered, and quite hoppy.

Palate 5 out of 5
Mouthfeel

Sensation: Creamy Slick
Body:  Full
Carbonation:  Lively
Finish

Length:  Long
Intensity: Strong
Balance:  Bitter
Notes: Delicious finish and active mouthfeel.

General Impression: 18 out of 20
Craftmanship:  Excellent
Freshness:  Fresh
Personal Taste: Liked
Notes: This is a bit sweet for an imperial IPA, but it is very nicely balanced.


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