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Hoptologist DIPA - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

620 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 620
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.96%
Wants: 27
Gots: 79 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Knee Deep Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kevanb on 12-03-2011)
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.63/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Raul, here...

Looks ok; smells like you are driving through Iowa and tastes like Nebraska: grassy, grassy, grassy. Not swamp grass; not some toxic grass outside of a frat house...but, grass. It's clean like the John Deere just went over it, but it's still one dimensional like Kim Kardashian's existence.

Raul's not feelin' it. He's not hatin' it, he's just "nothin'" it.

RaulMondesi, Dec 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

XmnwildX12, Dec 09, 2013
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5/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

An excellent IPA by Knee Deep Brewing Co. It's a smooth IPA with a beautiful tail end. I was very impressed with the Hoptologist. I personally feel that the Hoptologist is the best IPA I have ever had an opportunity to partake in. From the first taste to the end, it takes you on a wild mad hatter ride through intense hoppy flavors. It started with a strong punch in the mouth the a sweet finish. I am very glad that I found this gem in my local Nugget grocery store. Very good choice in IPA.

Joshuabeerme, Dec 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Durb777, Dec 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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NickyT, Oct 24, 2013
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4.19/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottled on 9/28/13.

Pours a very clear copper/honey with two fingers white head that doesn't lace very well considering it's a DIPA. Lots of pine with tropical fruit, mostly mango, sweet malt that has a pixy stick. After a while the malt comes out, reminding me of biscuits and honey. The flavor starts with mild biscuit malt, with immediate bitterness. The hop flavors also come out but they're much less pronounced. The bitterness is strong and lingering, nearly to the point of annoyance. The feel is light and the finish dry.

The aroma is out of this world, but the flavor doesn't match. Still a great beer that I'll look out for as long as I can get it fresh.

Philousa, Oct 22, 2013
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Hoptologist DIPA from Knee Deep Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 620 ratings.