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Simtra - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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1,165 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,165
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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kirchy

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-25-2014 03:03:17 | More by kirchy
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TheDrunkenDeer

Idaho

4/5  rDev -7%

02-25-2014 01:33:08 | More by TheDrunkenDeer
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PHKrames

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-24-2014 21:18:40 | More by PHKrames
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cfrances33

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

02-24-2014 15:55:12 | More by cfrances33
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Jvrdz24

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-24-2014 02:56:35 | More by Jvrdz24
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JohnnyMc

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-24-2014 01:30:52 | More by JohnnyMc
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JOrtt

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-23-2014 22:59:12 | More by JOrtt
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gkoz

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-23-2014 18:24:32 | More by gkoz
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BB1313

Ohio

4.09/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottled on 1/18/14. 22oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours a hazy glowing burnt orange; fluffy white head that slowly fades leaving great lacing and retention. The aromas are loaded with pineapple. Lots of tropical notes. Hints of mango too. There are also caramel malt notes blended in. Sweet fruity aromas. The flavors seem to match the aromas. More pineapple, which seems to be the star as far as fruit goes. Lots of pine needles and pine resin too. Some grapefruit followed by some orange zest. There's a very solid malt backbone, but the hops still shine and do their thing. Although this is a bitter bruiser, it's still balanced and very smooth. The alcohol goes completely unnoticed for such a big beer. There's barely any warmth and it's not boozy at all. Mouthfeel is full-bodied, but feels lighter than it is with moderate carbonation. Slightly slick. This is beer is truly dangerously drinkable.

This is a pretty impressive brew. Everything is smooth for a "Triple IPA". Balance is the key. Well crafted and it's worth checking out if given the opportunity. It's fun to drink. I never would've guessed this was 131 IBU.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2014 17:43:00 | More by BB1313
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Beermasterjarrett

California

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

02-23-2014 06:58:30 | More by Beermasterjarrett
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hockeypuck

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-23-2014 01:47:58 | More by hockeypuck
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kdown

California

4/5  rDev -7%

02-21-2014 21:51:59 | More by kdown
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Yoda22

North Carolina

4.91/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A- Pours a slightly hazy copper with frothy/thick bubbles and head that dissipates on the quick side but maintains a thin layer and strong lacing.

S- Sweet malt and citrus/piney hops immediately flood the nose, very powerful and wonderful.

T- Very similar to the nose, so great. A touch of sweet malty flavor hits first followed by a very powerful hop presence that balances so well. I could drink this all day if it wasn't...11.25% ABV? Holy cow. Masked very well. The large of amount of hops and bitterness combined with the great flavor masks how strong this is. Finishes dry and with more of the hop bite. While the malt/citrus taste comes first the hop/pine flavor finishes.

M- Medium to light body and carbonation. Very smooth and easy drinking. Again, 11.25%? What? Not sure how they do it.

O- A MUST find for any lover of imperial IPA's. This beer packs a big punch but you wouldn't know it from the masterful balance of flavor and light mouthfeel. Combined with some of the best aromas i've seen this is a real world class beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2014 21:44:57 | More by Yoda22
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PicoPapa

Connecticut

4.31/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to Orthodoxkardia.

22oz bottle with 01/18/14 on the side. Lots of lacing. Pours a burnt amber color with an inch of head. The aroma is lots of juicy tropical fruits. Pineapple, mango, orange, and sweet grapefruit. The taste is boozey with bitter tropical fruits and citrus hops. Grapefruit, pineapple, and some piney hops. Bitter and boozey. Fair amount of malt flavor but this thing is hops dominated. Creamy mouthfeel. I'm a sucker for "Triple IPAs" and this one is up there with Hopsickle, Devil Dancer, Hi Res etc. Overall, fantastic brew I'm glad I got to try.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2014 02:23:55 | More by PicoPapa
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ToddHolder

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-19-2014 02:07:44 | More by ToddHolder
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PhatAtUT

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-18-2014 23:55:27 | More by PhatAtUT
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BreweryRun

California

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

02-18-2014 05:28:54 | More by BreweryRun
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scottgoblue314

California

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

02-17-2014 20:05:11 | More by scottgoblue314
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MikeMilanoDesign

California

5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-17-2014 05:44:48 | More by MikeMilanoDesign
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ironchefkook

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-17-2014 03:20:07 | More by ironchefkook
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Ilovebeer1549

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-17-2014 00:34:03 | More by Ilovebeer1549
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MikeCactusGordon

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-16-2014 21:44:32 | More by MikeCactusGordon
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clay23

New York

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

02-16-2014 05:26:08 | More by clay23
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Chingringo

Florida

5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-15-2014 04:45:18 | More by Chingringo
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sirsteve42

New York

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

02-15-2014 01:50:20 | More by sirsteve42
Simtra from Knee Deep Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 1,165 ratings.