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Knee Deep IPA - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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Knee Deep IPAKnee Deep IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

60 Ratings
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Ratings: 60
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.66%
Wants: 5
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Knee Deep Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
75 IBU

(Beer added by: mentor on 10-26-2011)
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Ratings: 60 | Reviews: 22 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Sixbolt
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Sixbolt, Jul 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

CRJMellor, Jul 09, 2013
Photo of Spaz7
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Spaz7, Jun 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

FirstBrewsoon, May 26, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

jxb345, Apr 14, 2013
Photo of BeerBeast
4/5  rDev +9.3%

BeerBeast, Feb 10, 2013
Photo of Arithmeticus
2.08/5  rDev -43.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Poured chilled in tall ale glass

A: moderate carbonation, small head, not much lacing at the end
S: tin-can aroma, not very inviting
T: very bitter and hoppy; chemical finish; Griffinbow-like (bad); vanilla, slightly boozy, not sweet
M: dead

It's a rather pedestrian IPA that I don't plan to buy again.

Arithmeticus, Jan 25, 2013
Photo of Dreadnaught33
4.15/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A nice beer shared a rate beer tasting.

This beer has a great nose, and that's what I liked the most: tons of dry fresh grass hops and citrus, totally an awesome west coast ipa in the smell. The taste has a nice grassy dry feel too, almost drinks like a pils, but it didn't explode with hops like the nose suggested, but it was still a very nice beer. The taste actually has some honey like sweetness to it too. The feel has a nice bitter finish, a good sparkle over the mid palate of hops and sweetness, a touch of baguette.

Overall a nice beer, it wouldnt be hard to take down a pint of this!

Dreadnaught33, Jan 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

cloudydoug, Jan 05, 2013
Photo of sloelco
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

sloelco, Dec 25, 2012
Photo of BeerOps
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

BeerOps, Dec 24, 2012
Photo of WesM63
3.93/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a golden orange with a 1finger off white head. Moderate amounts of retention and plenty of lacing.

S: Super floral, some bubblegum. A hint of pine/resin and some malt sweetness.

T: Close to the nose. Floral, bubblegum and hints of pine/resin and malt sweetness.

M: Medium Body and carbonation.

O: Overall this is an decent west coast IPA. It's a little light one the nose and palate, but still excellent in flavor.

WesM63, Dec 24, 2012
Photo of Jayli
3.3/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap 12/3 at Stout
Served in a pint glass

A: This beer pours a light hazy golden color. One finger of frothy head sits on top. Head retains nicely leaving big sticky sheets of lacing on the glass.

S: Nose is floral, piney notes, with a light bready malt background.

T: Taste is big pine notes in the forefront, earthy notes come in to the middle with a touch of biscuit, bready malt flavoring. FInish is a slightly odd blend of floral and citrus hops.

M: Medium body, medium carbonation, dry feel at first with a sticky finish.

O: Goes down ok, somewhat tasty, not too filling, decent kick, ok representation of style. The finish of this beer just didn't do it for me, the floral and citrus notes just didn't seem to be blended as well as they could have been.

Jayli, Dec 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18%

raulazzer, Dec 11, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

goldendenizen, Dec 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

BlackTuesday, Nov 21, 2012
Photo of LiquidAmber
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium coppery amber with a fine half finger white head with good retention and lacing. Nice aroma of citrus rind, pinapple and piney hops. Flavor follows aroma, grapefruit and citrus rind, with pine and a hint of herbal hops, finishing with a strong, lingering hop bitterness. A slightly sweet malt base supports the hops well. Perhaps a bit astringent in the finish, but again well supported by fresh hops flavor. Medium bodied with a nice mouth feel. Nicely integrated and well made IPA.

LiquidAmber, Nov 14, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +23%

sevenshubby, Nov 03, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18%

Paige, Nov 01, 2012
Photo of ngeunit1
4.23/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a fairly clear amber-orange with a finger of frothy white head atop. The head fades down at a normal pace leaving behind some nice lacing.

S - Aroma is a mix of pine, floral, and citrus hops with some sweet caramel and biscuit malts.

T - Starts off with grapefruit and citrus hops with some bitterness and some sweet caramel malts. Through the middle, some pine and floral hops come through with some more bitterness and some biscuit malts. The finish is a mix of pine and grapefruit hops with some sweet caramel and bready malts.

M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a dry and bitter finish.

D - Very drinkable. Nice IPA with a good malt and hop balance and a nice hop profile.

ngeunit1, Sep 16, 2012
Photo of lordofstarside
3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

picked up at total wine this morning. bomber to snifter, no freshness date

pours a very dark amber, one of the darkest ipas I've ever seen with a finger of head which has died down into a thin lace in the time it took me to search this beer and start writing my review.

smells pretty good. strong hops, grape fruit, pine, with citrus undertones coming through at the end. alcohol and mild malts are also faintly present.

taste of almost pure hop with a light roasted after taste. many of the fruits in the smell don't translate well in the taste, not that I don't love the taste of over powered hops, there's not much complexity going on with the taste. very bitter, very drinkable

mouth feel is up to par. at 75 ibus the bomb of hops spikes on your palate. mild carbonation, goes down smooth and creamy. again, very drinkable

I have pretty mixed feelings on this one. On the one hand I love a strong over hopped ipa, however when all there are are hops, it makes the beer bland and uninteresting. If you're looking for a kick in the mouth I'd recommend it, and though I plan to buy it again it probably wont be in the near future. It is however a nice homage to the glorious hop

lordofstarside, Sep 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Tom-Peters, Aug 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

mhaugo, Aug 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Csnowbrown, Aug 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

virinow, Aug 09, 2012
Knee Deep IPA from Knee Deep Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.