Dismiss Notice
Save $5 when you subscribe to 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine by selecting auto-renew.

Subscribe now →
Dismiss Notice
Join Our Email List →

And we'll send you the latest updates and offers from BeerAdvocate, because knowing is half the battle.
Dismiss Notice

Pre-order your Respect Beer "Hipster" Hoodie today!

Plus: Free shipping (US only) on orders of $25 or more until 12/18/15. Just select "Free Shipping" at checkout.

Shop now →

Simcoe Springs IPA - Calapooia Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Simcoe Springs IPA
No picture.
Have one? Upload it now.
no score

Awaiting 10 Reviews
no score

(Send Samples)
Reviews: 3
Hads: 4
Avg: 3.95
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Calapooia Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BigJTrucker on 10-06-2007

No notes at this time.
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Reviews: 3 | Hads: 4
Photo of ccrida
3.58/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On draught at the brewery, Simcoe Springs IPA is hazy burnt gold with white skin leaving light, foamy lace.

Smell is pungent hops, woody and resinous.

Taste is modestly malty, some cracker, big herbal, resin hops, firm bitterness.

Mouthfeel is a bit chewy, medium bodied.

Drinkability is solid. A bit lighter and more pungent than their house IPA. still heavy on the wood, stem, earth, bitterness. Nice punch of alcohol.

 425 characters

Photo of RedDiamond
4.55/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Calapooia offers this IPA as a summer seasonal. The only problem I have with that is that it's so much better than their regular IPA, it really should be promoted to full time status.

Simcoe enjoys an ideal combination of strong, hop-driven flavor on a light, airy body. Sluggish bubbles rise to a whipped, soapy head. The aroma is of the skunk cannabis variety in the best sense of the word "skunk." The floral, grassy flavor leads to a clean, abrupt finish, while the body steals across the tongue effortlessly and implacable lace forms eagerly on the glass.

A standout example of bold flavors, clean lines, and uncommon ease of drinkability. Would make for an excellent cask candidate. Listed at 7.0% ABV.

 712 characters

Photo of BigJTrucker
4.04/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy clear orange color, with a bright white head that settles fairly quickly. Nice lacing. Heavy citrus pink grapefruit aroma. Very nice.Taste isn't quite so in your face like i predicted from the aroma. Citrus notes are prevalent, some malty sweetness, but it's an ipa. I'd be surprised to taste much of anything other than hops. Mouthfeel is fairly smooth, not as sticky as i'd expect. Drinkability is good. It's hoppier than your average IPA, but not quite up into DIPA territory. I'm looking forward to trying more beers from this local brewery once i move to albany next month.

 591 characters

Simcoe Springs IPA from Calapooia Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.