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Hoptologist DIPA - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

624 Ratings
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Ratings: 624
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 27
Gots: 80 | 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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5/5  rDev +27.6%

Talk about Hops. At first sniff , smells like " weed ". Period

Geomendes, Sep 12, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev -1.8%

Toasted, bready, nutty, slightly floral, citrusy, dank. It's old, over 8 months. Onion surfaces late.

barczar, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

NappyB, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of cosmicevan
3.7/5  rDev -5.6%

these just hit town, and fresh is best...enjoyed from a bt batch 001 willie becher glass. recently finished a bottle of hop shortage.

brew pours deep transparent copper with a nice foamy top that left chunks of lace on the glass.
nose is a subtle, but nice bouquet of tropical fruit. way more mellow than hop shortage...where hop shortage is aggressive but tasty, this one is mellow and tasty. very nice balance and some earth in the nose is refreshing.
taste jumps off with a nice citric hop, but not too aggressive, mellow yet flavorful. a hint of an earthy backbone.
medium bodied...easy drinking...fairly sessionable.
overall, nice ipa...certainly doesn't feel like a double. WAY tame compared to hop shortage. not really memorable though, just a light easy drinkin double ipa

cosmicevan, Sep 01, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -11.2%

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4.13/5  rDev +5.4%

RB

Bottle picked up at Brewer's Haven on Vista for a pretty pricey $8.50ish... Poured into my standard goblet.. clear dark golden with a nice white head... good lacing and retention.

Nose is about what I expect from Knee Deep... Pretty spot-on big boned hoppiness with plenty of pithy grapefruit and aromatic tropical fruits and melon.

Flavor shows big pithy bitterness up front.. fruity hops from that point forward..

Light/medium body with a nice bubble accentuates the drinkability and moves this one forward..

Hoptologist seems very similar to most Knee Deep beers I have had recently... Not really a knock, but I guess maybe I would hope for bigger differences between their different big hoppy bottles.

4/4.25/4.25/4.25/4.25

JohnGalt1, Aug 31, 2014
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Hoptologist DIPA from Knee Deep Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 624 ratings.