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Simtra - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,164
Reviews: 208
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 168
Gots: 105 | 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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JMScowcroft

Vermont

4.58/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Knee Deep Brewing Company - Simtra, poured into a DFH Spiegelau IPA glass.

Look - Slightly cloudy copper amber with a massive foamy head that retains well. Chunky lacing.

Smell - Aroma is some juicy citrus along with deep resiny pine.

Taste - Malt sweet and rich with a nice big hop blast after, mostly bitter pine.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with high carbonation. Hot and boozy but still good drinkability.

Overall - This is a great TIPA. Hop blaster with some kick.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2014 21:11:07 | More by JMScowcroft
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RyanSchwam

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

03-24-2014 03:40:24 | More by RyanSchwam
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nrbw23

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7%

03-24-2014 00:43:19 | More by nrbw23
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BeerCountry

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

03-23-2014 22:06:01 | More by BeerCountry
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I_BYE_MI_BEER

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

03-23-2014 15:46:34 | More by I_BYE_MI_BEER
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vinnyg76

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

03-23-2014 13:43:21 | More by vinnyg76
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Chuck_25

Kansas

4/5  rDev -7%

03-23-2014 03:36:25 | More by Chuck_25
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JohnnyHopps

Indiana

3.86/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance – Golden copper with a very modest white head.

Smell – The aroma is a pleasant soft pine aroma with notes of malt in the background.

Taste – On the initial taste, one detects notes of grapefruit, resin, lemon, and alcohol. The alcohol is not well masked which is understandable for an 11+ABV. I find myself a little disappointed by the lack of a malt backbone. The after taste demonstrates resin and hop harshness.

Mouthfeel – The beer coats the tongue nicely and allows the hop assault to beat the tongue into submission.

Overall – I think this one is a little harsh. It calls itself a Triple IPA. My only standard of comparison is Founders’ Devil Dancer. I was not big on that one either.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2014 03:04:50 | More by JohnnyHopps
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JandJMD

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-21-2014 23:12:27 | More by JandJMD
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bigcountry81

Florida

4/5  rDev -7%

03-21-2014 07:05:26 | More by bigcountry81
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rflips86

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-21-2014 04:39:01 | More by rflips86
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beast464

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-20-2014 15:10:13 | More by beast464
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papat444

Quebec (Canada)

4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Huge thanks to Marco_Gtz for the chance!

Poured from a 22oz bottle, bottled 02/03/14.

Pours a very dark orange, bordering on light brown. Thick ecru colored head. Strong hop candy aroma, sticky, tangerines and piney. Taste is quite sweet, piney creamy, warming, bitter, raw hops. Very intense, almost unrelenting yet amazingly drinkable though ABV does hit.

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2014 14:16:12 | More by papat444
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makeitavintage

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

03-19-2014 21:57:20 | More by makeitavintage
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Rubalaca

California

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

03-19-2014 15:38:01 | More by Rubalaca
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ohiobeer29

Ohio

3/5  rDev -30.2%

03-19-2014 09:51:05 | More by ohiobeer29
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ViragS

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-19-2014 07:17:22 | More by ViragS
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FitnessForBeer

California

4.16/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: pours a dark brownish gold, finger worth of head, opaque
S: strong hops, simcoe and citra. I'm having ahard time smelling anything but
T: dark sweet sugary at first, the. Lots of hop bitterness at end. Alcohol is very evident
M: good
O: I've had a few from knee deep and they do some big IPAs, personally I like the hoparillo more which the same just with Amarillo hops. Would be interesting to try this, hoparillo, and hop shortage side by side.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2014 06:01:20 | More by FitnessForBeer
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detrockcitey

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-19-2014 01:38:50 | More by detrockcitey
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johnnye1981

California

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

03-19-2014 00:06:03 | More by johnnye1981
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Fern13

California

4/5  rDev -7%

03-18-2014 21:56:54 | More by Fern13
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caponeduke

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

03-18-2014 16:27:03 | More by caponeduke
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pisano

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

03-18-2014 13:51:01 | More by pisano
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brycevolk

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-18-2014 13:01:39 | More by brycevolk
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blabaer

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

03-18-2014 04:11:05 | More by blabaer
Simtra from Knee Deep Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 1,164 ratings.