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Knuckle Sandwich - Bootlegger's Brewery

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

886 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 886
Reviews: 232
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.7%
Wants: 448
Gots: 89 | 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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Ratings: 886 | Reviews: 232 | Display Reviews Only:
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Hugonaut13

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-25-2013 04:47:19 | More by Hugonaut13
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OMsweetOM

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-24-2013 05:24:28 | More by OMsweetOM
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beergorrilla

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-23-2013 04:54:10 | More by beergorrilla
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phishbone23

New York

2/5  rDev -53.5%

01-22-2013 21:20:49 | More by phishbone23
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Franch

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-22-2013 06:48:45 | More by Franch
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Adamostella

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-22-2013 00:24:06 | More by Adamostella
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domtronzero

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

01-21-2013 17:25:16 | More by domtronzero
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BdubleEdubleRUN

California

4/5  rDev -7%

01-20-2013 20:43:54 | More by BdubleEdubleRUN
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jvillefan

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-20-2013 16:15:41 | More by jvillefan
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ChrisPro

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7%

01-19-2013 19:05:51 | More by ChrisPro
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drummermattie02

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

01-19-2013 15:17:52 | More by drummermattie02
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Romulux

Michigan

4/5  rDev -7%

01-19-2013 14:26:05 | More by Romulux
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jpaulsen

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-16-2013 17:51:33 | More by jpaulsen
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spycow

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-13-2013 20:10:58 | More by spycow
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BGsWo22

New York

3/5  rDev -30.2%

01-13-2013 17:00:07 | More by BGsWo22
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SeaOfShells

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-11-2013 00:29:16 | More by SeaOfShells
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miadw3

California

4/5  rDev -7%

01-09-2013 23:15:33 | More by miadw3
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-09-2013 20:49:43 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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jeff1973

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-09-2013 04:51:01 | More by jeff1973
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Uncle_Jimmy

California

4.58/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance- pours a sparkling orangish red with one finger of grainy white foam on top. it sticks to the glass and has some lacing. This one is pretty

Aroma- grapefruit, watermelon cantaloupe, flowers and strawberries even a bit of grandma's good soaps!

Taste- The Floral Hoppy nose leads to a sweet citrus forward punch in the tongue. It drops off almost immediately to a butter scotch candy finish with a slightly earthy after taste. I think this is very well balanced for a DIPA. Maybe a lot of late addition hops...

Mouthfeel- The booze is completely hidden. It was a little sticky/syrupy but all those hops have to be bittering something. Carbonation is well done

Overall- I think it is exemplary of the style. a big hop punch in the face, its beautiful in the glass. It is a beer I would sit in LA traffic for. It is a beer I would get a growler of and share with friends. But because it is such a pallet shredder i don't know if I would order multiples. Wow * days into the new year and I have a stellar beer in my glass Life is good !

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2013 03:39:38 | More by Uncle_Jimmy
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

4.38/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks Jeremy!

Pours a medium clear orange, with an off white finger of head. Nice lace, decent retention

Nice hop punch! Citrus, some pine and touches of resin, orange peel, light bread maltiness.

It's a solid hop bomb on the taste, juicy citrus and some tropical fruits, pineapple, flowery hops, light pale malt sweetness. Pleasantly surprised by the lack of daunting maltiness.

Great body, medium, not too heavy, making it great drinking, good solid carbonation.

Fantastic DIPA. Great balance and drinkability and a hop monster to boot!

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2013 00:12:10 | More by EgadBananas
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mactrail

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Pours a handsome dark coppery amber color. Nice head in the small Societe nonic. Plenty of lacing and a nice sudsy mouthfeel. Big flowery and resiny aroma.

The initial taste is really hot. Quite fruity followed by a searing bitterness. "Come as the fire, and burn," if there are any Methodist hop enthusiasts. The sharpness is almost painful, but this stuff is so full of fruit. Mango, pineapple, and apple juice concentrate.

This just adds yet another fiendish hop potion to the pharmacy. For those in need of a fix, here's your Daddy. From the 22 bottle bought at Liticker's in Ocean Beach.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2012 03:47:35 | More by mactrail
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Beermister

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-28-2012 08:22:52 | More by Beermister
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Rollzroyce21

California

4/5  rDev -7%

12-28-2012 06:07:17 | More by Rollzroyce21
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

12-22-2012 01:54:33 | More by millerbuffoon
Knuckle Sandwich from Bootlegger's Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 886 ratings.