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Knuckle Sandwich - Bootlegger's Brewery

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95
world-class

897 Ratings
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Ratings: 897
Reviews: 232
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.7%
Wants: 454
Gots: 91 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Bootlegger's Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jerz on 12-14-2009)
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biertrinkenja

California

4/5  rDev -7%

06-17-2014 06:52:39 | More by biertrinkenja
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wrightst

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

06-17-2014 02:35:13 | More by wrightst
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imfatsowhat

California

5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-16-2014 20:51:24 | More by imfatsowhat
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Dominic_Decoco

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

06-16-2014 19:08:35 | More by Dominic_Decoco
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egrace84

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-15-2014 00:12:38 | More by egrace84
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dvmin98

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-14-2014 01:34:09 | More by dvmin98
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JTbrue

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-13-2014 21:23:50 | More by JTbrue
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ChrisAlbertine

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-11-2014 16:58:27 | More by ChrisAlbertine
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.53/5  rDev +5.3%

Poured from the bottle into a spiegelau IPA glass.

Big thick and tall, creamy to foamy light tan head, billowing like a giant fist off the pour and quite uniform in bubbles. Body color is very dark and nearly brown but goes to deep bronze red and just can see through it. Edges provide lots of lighter red and orange color, but bleeds like blood. Just creeping, slow, and small rising carbonation. Great looking brew.

Real neat aroma. Dank hints, a sort of mix of juiced garlic roasted sweet onion notes and faint fruit somewhat indistinct senses, kind of tangerine citrus barely. Somewhat complimenting, but not getting in each others way too much. Goes to hop smoke aromas also which is real nice. This I think could be off putting for some but I am enjoying it nicely.

Palate is just... uh... WOW... this is so thick and juiced with coating sugars. Pure icing sugar like feel. Thick brown sugar malt sweetness and practically like drinking hop maple syrup and thick toffee caramel. Palate brings some more big fruit notes, but the caramel sweetness takes over in an impressive way. Finishes with dank qualities, and big almost cherry and raspberry fruit pie like finish. Mild bitterness, just a bit sugary.

Overall this is really impressive and different from nose to palate. REally not what I was expecting making it that more impressive. It is however, just a bit too sweet, and it takes over from the hop aroma and flavors just a little too much. But dang this is going to drink fast.

06-10-2014 00:53:27 | More by smakawhat
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Thepleasantimbiber

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

06-09-2014 02:57:50 | More by Thepleasantimbiber
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Evan

Maryland

4/5  rDev -7%

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Steve_Gonz

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-08-2014 15:28:26 | More by Steve_Gonz
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st9647v3

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-07-2014 03:36:23 | More by st9647v3
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thkrb99

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-07-2014 00:53:15 | More by thkrb99
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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-06-2014 12:31:02 | More by DaveOrlowski
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sbricker

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

06-06-2014 02:48:36 | More by sbricker
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sukwonee

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-05-2014 04:50:39 | More by sukwonee
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

05-31-2014 18:30:54 | More by unclejazz
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tylergoov

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-31-2014 17:05:53 | More by tylergoov
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California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-31-2014 00:32:02 | More by Kramerwtmf
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

05-30-2014 15:21:14 | More by AdamP
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dnb128

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

05-29-2014 12:08:13 | More by zacky_U
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BeerZombies1

Nevada

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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Knuckle Sandwich from Bootlegger's Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 897 ratings.