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Simtra - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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1,233 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,233
Reviews: 217
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 9.32%
Wants: 170
Gots: 118 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Knee Deep Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  11.25% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: baggio on 02-12-2012)
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BB1313

Ohio

4.09/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottled on 1/18/14. 22oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours a hazy glowing burnt orange; fluffy white head that slowly fades leaving great lacing and retention. The aromas are loaded with pineapple. Lots of tropical notes. Hints of mango too. There are also caramel malt notes blended in. Sweet fruity aromas. The flavors seem to match the aromas. More pineapple, which seems to be the star as far as fruit goes. Lots of pine needles and pine resin too. Some grapefruit followed by some orange zest. There's a very solid malt backbone, but the hops still shine and do their thing. Although this is a bitter bruiser, it's still balanced and very smooth. The alcohol goes completely unnoticed for such a big beer. There's barely any warmth and it's not boozy at all. Mouthfeel is full-bodied, but feels lighter than it is with moderate carbonation. Slightly slick. This is beer is truly dangerously drinkable.

This is a pretty impressive brew. Everything is smooth for a "Triple IPA". Balance is the key. Well crafted and it's worth checking out if given the opportunity. It's fun to drink. I never would've guessed this was 131 IBU.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2014 17:43:00 | More by BB1313
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4.24/5  rDev -1.2%
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The beer is a murky yellow / orange with a soapy white head. Aromas of dank hops, resin, alcohol, pine. Sticky and sweet. Like sucking on a hopsicle. See what I did there? Aww yeah. Full bodied and palate coating. Certainly hop forward, but there is definitely a strong malt bill and noticeably above 10% abv. Full flavored. One could get f'd up right quick sippin' on Simtra. Tasty.

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A - Slightly hazed gold with a finger of fizzy white head, medium lacing.
S - Where's the aroma? I mean really, this literally just smells like alcohol with an acrid hop smell. Pine and some lemon zest, astringent for sure.
T - 131 IBU's is stupid, and the bitterness attests to that, sweet boozy malt, caramel, citrus.
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Simtra from Knee Deep Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 1,233 ratings.