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Simtra - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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1,224 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,224
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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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

01-16-2014 01:27:45 | More by mikeburd1128
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nreynoso90

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

01-15-2014 06:36:21 | More by nreynoso90
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ghostwalker

Massachusetts

4.18/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Beautiful golden orange body with a fluffy white head. Moderate lacing.

Nose is candied citrus hop perfection.

Tastes of fresh cut citrus and pine. West coast goodness means that there is not a huge malt component to compete with the hop-erfection. Just a treat for the palate.

Mouthfeel is tart, snappy and coating. I can almost feel the hop cones accumulating on my molars.

Drinkability is insane. Is this stuff really 11.25%? Wish I was in CA more often...

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2014 01:40:49 | More by ghostwalker
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Booner818

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

01-12-2014 06:21:34 | More by Booner818
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

01-08-2014 03:55:13 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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greymalkin

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

01-08-2014 03:43:33 | More by greymalkin
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crobinso

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

01-06-2014 15:00:00 | More by crobinso
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midnitesun11

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

01-04-2014 05:39:13 | More by midnitesun11
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

01-03-2014 02:28:22 | More by hollywood_15063
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DarthKostrizer

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

01-02-2014 04:18:38 | More by DarthKostrizer
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MickeyHops

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

01-01-2014 23:53:10 | More by MickeyHops
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Alron

California

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

I am seriously loving the offerings from Knee Deep Brewing Co.

This one is no exception.

Immediately after pouring, it filled the room with a strong aroma of hops. This one is a serious HOP BOMB. The smell is fantastic and it gets better with each sip. The taste is citrusy and pineappley with a dry hop finish. Overall, a strong hoppy tripple IPA that does not disappoint. If you enjoy a nice hoppy tripple IPA then you'll be sure to enjoy this one.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2013 10:07:02 | More by Alron
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GoneARye

Washington

4.69/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Excited to get to try this. Fresh bottle, 22 oz.
A: Poured a golden straw color. Paler than I was expecting for a triple IPA, but pretty. Halo around the glass as it settles, virtually no lacing to speak of.
S: Wonderful tropical notes of pineapple, followed closely by pine. Intense aroma.
MF: Light carbonation. Fairly slick on the tongue, not thin but nit thick either.
T: An explosion of resin, pine, pineapple, followed by a malty sweetness that is balanced out quite well by the bitterness of the hops. Lots of play over all flavor receptors of my tongue, with a strong but pleasantness in the back of my mouth. Quite Delicious. Alcohol content seems to be extremely well hidden.
O: This is a great IPA. Not sure if I can distinguish it as a triple over a double, but the hop flavor really comes through! Would buy again.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2013 05:29:03 | More by GoneARye
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-30-2013 18:51:36 | More by williamjbauer
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jrallen34

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.8%

12-30-2013 02:38:14 | More by jrallen34
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Kword55

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -24.2%

12-29-2013 19:23:33 | More by Kword55
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MrNate

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

12-29-2013 00:07:36 | More by MrNate
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Gambelli

Nevada

3.44/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

22 oz. bottle, poured into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass. No date on bottle? Seems like in the past I have seen a bottled on date on all Knee Deep beers.

A- Golden orange. A not quite crystal clear brew, perhaps the hop oils cloud it up a bit. Just a few small streams of carbonation emanate from the bottom of the glass.

S- Something a bit off here. As a homebrewer, I have had my share of oxidized, skunked-up
hops, especially Citra, Simcoe and Amarillo. Perhaps this one has sat on the shelf under the light too long. Besides that, a malty, boozy smell.

T- Heavy bitterness up front, followed by the citrus, tropical, and unfortunately too heavy cat-pee notes. Sweet malt undertones, and a full on alcohol presence. A bit of old butter taste also. Can't get around the off-flavor to thoroughly enjoy the positives in this one.

M- Good job here, not too heavy, oily or syrupy for a 3X IPA.

O- I believe there is a great hop profile here, along with a balancing malt backbone, and nice
texture/body to work it all together, but the oxidized, catty hop facet took away from the
experience. I have had this beer before, and remember none of these negatives, so I must get
another bottle to re-review soon.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2013 20:23:19 | More by Gambelli
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Rimbimhoot

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

12-28-2013 04:55:06 | More by Rimbimhoot
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zestd

Idaho

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

12-27-2013 06:38:19 | More by zestd
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savagepm

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.8%

12-26-2013 02:24:15 | More by savagepm
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LotsofLupulin

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

12-25-2013 04:01:05 | More by LotsofLupulin
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Massbmx

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.8%

12-24-2013 23:40:40 | More by Massbmx
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jaywes754

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

12-22-2013 20:14:50 | More by jaywes754
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billab914

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-22-2013 20:04:02 | More by billab914
Simtra from Knee Deep Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 1,224 ratings.