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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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brewskis

Indiana

4.15/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4.5

Simcoe and Citra: my two favorite hops! Pours a very hazy ruby orange color with a half finger off white head. Smells of sweet, juicy grapefruit, lots of papaya, mango, pine, fruit punch, almost like a perfume floral smell. Little bit of breadiness in the back but over taken by the hop qualities. Taste starts with the mellower fruits like papaya, mango, pineapple from the citra. Then in the middle you get a carmel flavor, as well as a biscuity note. Also some of the more astringency notes start to creep in like grapefruit and pine from the simcoe. Then the finish is more of the carmel malt, pine, lemon, grapefruit, peach, papaya, mango. Just a symphony of flavors. The finish lasts and a bitter grapefruit and lemon flavor is the last to go. Just enough malt to just cut some of the bitterness from the massive amounts of hops. Definitely do get booze on the finish as well, but that is expected at almost 12%. Gets much better as it warms and the fruity flavors of the hops definitely do come out when it does. Pretty full mouthfeel with moderate carbonation and a creamy, yet oily mouthfeel from the hops. Would love to get my hands on more of this!

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2013 05:33:54 | More by brewskis
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.24/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2014 01:48:37 | More by Huhzubendah
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KlayWey

Idaho

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

07-30-2014 02:35:57 | More by KlayWey
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ucsbmullet

Colorado

3/5  rDev -30.1%

07-30-2014 01:59:28 | More by ucsbmullet
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brendan4532

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

07-29-2014 22:37:36 | More by brendan4532
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Mike_Gentry

California

5/5  rDev +16.6%

07-29-2014 04:39:51 | More by Mike_Gentry
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.69/5  rDev -14%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bomber > Tulip Glass

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.
M - Bitter chewy clingy thick and full, lots of burn.
O - After seeing everyone rant and rave on this beer, its a massive let down, hop booze in the worst form.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2014 01:11:51 | More by Omnium
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LeannaLOTR

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

07-27-2014 22:02:25 | More by LeannaLOTR
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scjolson

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

07-27-2014 00:29:06 | More by scjolson
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KRG

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

07-26-2014 15:44:37 | More by KRG
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AaronOp

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

07-26-2014 05:49:41 | More by AaronOp
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Clemskis

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

07-26-2014 01:11:34 | More by Clemskis
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Babbatron

California

4/5  rDev -6.8%

07-26-2014 00:22:46 | More by Babbatron
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xhuang61

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev -6.8%

07-25-2014 22:08:56 | More by xhuang61
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tylergoov

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

07-24-2014 20:08:41 | More by tylergoov
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Shaunbeerme10


4/5  rDev -6.8%

07-24-2014 05:55:37 | More by Shaunbeerme10
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Trish

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

07-23-2014 23:24:43 | More by Trish
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Matt_Oleskiewicz

California

4/5  rDev -6.8%

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California

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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kornkid8600

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

07-23-2014 04:44:04 | More by kornkid8600
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RVT


4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

07-23-2014 03:16:44 | More by RVT
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oline73

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

07-23-2014 01:00:49 | More by oline73
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JVoyager

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

07-22-2014 20:16:18 | More by JVoyager
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tetu

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

07-22-2014 18:03:49 | More by tetu
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brpendergast85

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -6.8%

07-22-2014 03:32:51 | More by brpendergast85
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Simtra from Knee Deep Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 1,233 ratings.