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Simtra - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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1,397 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,397
Reviews: 230
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 9.56%
Wants: 178
Gots: 162 | FT: 17
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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Photo of Alron
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.

Alron, Dec 31, 2013
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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.

GoneARye, Dec 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

williamjbauer, Dec 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

jrallen34, Dec 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -24.2%

Kword55, Dec 29, 2013
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MrNate, Dec 29, 2013
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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.

Gambelli, Dec 28, 2013
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Simtra from Knee Deep Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 1,397 ratings.