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Simtra - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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1,223 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,223
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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Dbrulet

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

05-22-2014 22:40:00 | More by Dbrulet
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kindbeer

Illinois

4.7/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a bomber bottled on 04/17/14 into a pint glass on 05/22/14.

A - Clear golden orange sunset. Beautiful. 1/2 finger head with almost no lacing.
S- Not overpowering. Hints of sweet citrus, mango, passion fruit with some pine.
T- Follows the nose with the flavor profile being more dominant. Citrus passion fruit with the malts well balanced. Terrific bitterness lingers. The malts compliment the hops extremely well and is not overly sweet. The high ABV is hidden expertly.
M- Medium light carbonation. Goes down super smooth.

Overall this beer is a behemoth of taste. If I were to blind taste this I would guess the ABV at around 8.5, TOPS. A great offering that I will definitely put into a regular rotation. If the smell was stronger and the lacing a little better, I would give this a 5.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2014 19:53:59 | More by kindbeer
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raulazzer

California

4/5  rDev -6.8%

05-22-2014 17:46:13 | More by raulazzer
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TrojanRB

California

4.41/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served from a bomber into a pint glass

Translucent gold with a thin white head

Huge nose. Floral, pine and citrus. Really outstanding.

Taste: sweet citrus up front, finishing with pine and hops. Great. Not a lot of alcohol for a 11.25% beer.

Mouthfeel is light carbonation and slightly oily.

Fantastic beer, will buy again.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2014 23:35:19 | More by TrojanRB
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adam42381

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

05-18-2014 13:40:34 | More by adam42381
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ttylicki

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

05-18-2014 12:23:16 | More by ttylicki
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PlinyBeMiney

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

05-17-2014 04:50:28 | More by PlinyBeMiney
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nygannon

California

4/5  rDev -6.8%

05-14-2014 06:48:13 | More by nygannon
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st9647v3

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

05-14-2014 03:18:22 | More by st9647v3
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tsp247

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

05-13-2014 11:06:27 | More by tsp247
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Nayr

Hawaii

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

05-12-2014 08:19:00 | More by Nayr
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Piotrek

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

05-12-2014 01:33:04 | More by Piotrek
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jwswigs

California

4/5  rDev -6.8%

05-11-2014 20:49:29 | More by jwswigs
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kk73

Hawaii

4/5  rDev -6.8%

05-11-2014 08:52:16 | More by kk73
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Boston_Steve

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

05-10-2014 18:23:33 | More by Boston_Steve
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YalovaIA

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

05-10-2014 05:30:01 | More by YalovaIA
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ArrogantB

Colorado

4.23/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle dated 4/15/14 purchased at Healthy Spirits for $12. I've been wanting to try this for awhile and I was honestly impressed. Nice orange color, deep but clear. Aroma is dank hops, pine, fruit, dank. Flavor was a delicious melange of pine, dank hops and a very nice malt presence. The idea of a triple IPA is ridiculous but this is really good. Oh yeah, the high ABV was well hidden.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2014 05:31:18 | More by ArrogantB
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SkiBum22

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

05-09-2014 02:29:01 | More by SkiBum22
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Lare453

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

05-08-2014 22:52:53 | More by Lare453
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facesnorth

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

05-06-2014 14:29:20 | More by facesnorth
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whitenads

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

05-05-2014 16:43:12 | More by whitenads
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charlzm

California

4.63/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Consumed May 4th, 2014 from a bottle labeled 02/19/14. Poured into a standard pint glass at about 50 degrees F.

Beer is an amazingly clear deep yellow/amber. A frothy, smooth two-finger white head forms and provides excellent sheeting to the bottom of the glass. Literally the bottom; there was a little splotch of foam on the bottom of the empty glass after I finished.

Aroma is appropriately and not unexpectedly hop-forward. Pine and floral notes. Some citrus. Sweet.

Flavor is nicely modulated; it starts with some sturdy light-ish caramel malt that smoothly and immediately segues into a massive but agreeable bitterness topped off with pine and citrus flavors. This beer is delicious and the well-camouflaged ABV makes it dangerously easy to drink. I put down a whole 22 oz bomber with no difficulty at all.

Mouthfeel is slightly thick and a touch oily, but is lighter and slighter than anticipated, contributing to the dangerous drinkability of this brew. Moderate level of carbonation with almost no detectable alcohol. Neat trick.

I have a hard time imagining how any triple IPA could top this one. If I ever get to try Pliny the Younger, I'll be curious to see which comes out on top.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2014 16:14:22 | More by charlzm
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GarrettFM

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

05-04-2014 17:50:05 | More by GarrettFM
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sunofneurot

New York

4/5  rDev -6.8%

05-03-2014 03:37:19 | More by sunofneurot
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Mealhouse

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

05-02-2014 19:06:05 | More by Mealhouse
Simtra from Knee Deep Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 1,223 ratings.