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Simtra - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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1,335 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,335
Reviews: 227
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 9.56%
Wants: 179
Gots: 145 | 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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Ratings: 1,335 | Reviews: 227 | Display Reviews Only:
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AdamPaul

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

05-09-2013 01:53:12 | More by AdamPaul
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MrBuckHigh

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

05-08-2013 18:23:36 | More by MrBuckHigh
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mklisz

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

05-07-2013 19:58:43 | More by mklisz
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smitty5245

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

05-07-2013 16:37:35 | More by smitty5245
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maximum12

Minnesota

3.55/5  rDev -17.2%

Thanks to kyle2k10 for...what's that you say? Yes, this is the 36th beer from that 'box' he sent me, which more resembled a container car. Finally getting to the bottom. FreightWay is coming to get the near-empty out of the driveway tomorrow. 22 oz. bottle split with my wife.

Pop & pour is a fuddled orange that's not see-through, but I can see the shadow-puppets of my fingers through it. Nose isn't quite the roll I expected from a 'triple' IPA, some citrus, pine, & plenty of sweetness.

Simtra is slick wrapped in oil. The first impression isn't even taste, but the slipperiness of the mouthfeel; might make good gear oil for my boat's little Mercury. Pine flowers littered with bitterness back the slider, along with an earthy dankness...dank. I know people love it, but I've never been a fan, & it detracts from the experience. Malts come on like half-baked sweetbread. Endgame is a long, lingering french-kiss of bitterness. Twenty-two ounces of this would be a chore; eleven is about right.

The earth-n-mud character really dampened my enjoyment of this beer, & the trait grew stronger as it warmed. Good, solid IIPA that doesn't really rise above a ton of other good, solid IIPAs.

05-07-2013 02:18:56 | More by maximum12
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vgearup

California

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

05-07-2013 00:16:08 | More by vgearup
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willjschmidt

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

05-06-2013 06:21:14 | More by willjschmidt
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CoolEthan

California

4/5  rDev -6.8%

05-04-2013 19:54:23 | More by CoolEthan
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lsummers

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

05-04-2013 04:43:52 | More by lsummers
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JISurfer

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

05-04-2013 04:14:11 | More by JISurfer
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Jtrigonis

California

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

05-04-2013 02:31:36 | More by Jtrigonis
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chaint

California

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

05-03-2013 01:42:16 | More by chaint
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cgentzkow

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

05-02-2013 17:20:46 | More by cgentzkow
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Dirtinabottle

New York

4/5  rDev -6.8%

05-01-2013 04:15:54 | More by Dirtinabottle
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manutdfan

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

04-30-2013 15:38:14 | More by manutdfan
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bifrost17

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

04-30-2013 08:06:02 | More by bifrost17
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CTJman

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

04-28-2013 02:25:56 | More by CTJman
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LiverBelly

California

4.79/5  rDev +11.7%

Pure and simple, if you have never tried Pliny the Younger, this is the closest you can get w/o traveling to Santa Rosa or waiting in a ridiculous line. On the Westcoast this beer was highly coveted a year ago; now you can readily find it on the shelf. It's a no-brainer.

04-26-2013 19:24:35 | More by LiverBelly
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Kenai4

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

04-26-2013 02:39:11 | More by Kenai4
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LSx

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

04-24-2013 19:58:04 | More by LSx
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willhans8

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

04-24-2013 08:02:38 | More by willhans8
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sbanacho

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

04-22-2013 03:08:50 | More by sbanacho
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Rainier

California

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

04-21-2013 17:37:23 | More by Rainier
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Devinph

California

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

04-21-2013 04:31:17 | More by Devinph
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

04-21-2013 00:48:39 | More by Gonzoillini
Simtra from Knee Deep Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 1,335 ratings.