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Simtra - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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1,221 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,221
Reviews: 214
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 9.32%
Wants: 170
Gots: 117 | FT: 15
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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jmarsh123

Indiana

4.46/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Split a 22 oz bottle

Pours cloudy orange with a decent sized white head. Excellent lacing with a little retention.

Aroma is an all out hop assault. Lots of tropical fruits, citrus grapefruit rind and pine all extremely dank. A bit of caramel malt, but the hops shine here.

Flavor continues to let me know this one has hops. Lush orange, grapefruit and mango dominate up front before rounding into a piney sticky finish.

Mouthfeel is medium with good carbonation. Absolutely no alcohol comes through which is amazing. I've had 8-9% that were too boozy and how they pull this off with less heat is wonderful.

Very happy with this beer and glad I realized they distribute to OH so I can have it more often. An hophead's dream and one of the better Imperial IPA's around. I enjoyed it more than the fresh Hopslam I had.

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2013 20:41:17 | More by jmarsh123
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Type: 22-oz. bottle
Glass: Pint mug
From: Windmill Farms in Del Cerro (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $10.99
Purchased: July 10, 2014
Consumed: July 18, 2014
Misc.: Born on May 20, 2014

Poured a honey, caramel, semi-clear color with two fingers of rocky white head. Sporadic spider web foamy lacing along the sides of the glass. Above average retention on the top all the way down.

Smelled a plethora of hops up front. Got grapefruit, citrus, Cascade, floral, orange rind and light resin. Also some rye, caramel and orange creamscickle.

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Simtra from Knee Deep Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 1,221 ratings.