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Simtra - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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1,167 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,167
Reviews: 208
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 169
Gots: 104 | FT: 13
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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Reviews by regspeir:
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regspeir

Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured a golden orange with a smallish ½-finger, white head which dissipates to a coating. Carbonation is evident. Nose is tropical fruit, especially pineapple, mango, oranges, and lemon. For a beer this big I expected to have a nose full of alcohol too but it wasn't there.
Taste is a bitter wallop giving way to Grapefruit and pine. There is some carmel that comes in as well as grassiness and malt but the dryness and bitterness remains throughout.
There is the alcohol I expected, in a nice warming in the middle that lasts through the finish. Still, this IS a tongue-buckler foremost, and the mouthfeel is medium, crisp and bitter to fit.
All-in-all, I found it refreshing and would have at it again, given the chance but I still love big DIPA's that are a little better balanced.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2013 19:22:59 | More by regspeir
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Simtra from Knee Deep Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 1,167 ratings.