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Hop Shortage - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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89
very good

308 Ratings
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Ratings: 308
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 4
pDev: 12%
Wants: 20
Gots: 35 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Knee Deep Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  11.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Ghenna on 10-11-2012)
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4.04/5  rDev +1%

jhhansen, Monday at 04:29 AM
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4.6/5  rDev +15%

JimCostello, Sunday at 11:58 PM
Photo of ONovoMexicano
4.16/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

In a nonic pint.

A- Copper-colored and hazy-looking in the body. Creamy, frothy, cream-colored head. 4

S- Resinous, piney, pineapple juice, vanilla and caramel malts. Huge amounts of fruitiness on the nose. Pretty lovely. 4.25

T- Continued fruit flavor, pineapple and passionfruit, along with a spicy hop flavor and creamy caramel malt. 4.25

M- Spicy and well-carbonated resulting in a colorful feel on the tongue. The bitterness is spread throughout and thus mellowed and the finish is dry and just a tad boozy. 4

A tasty brew with big fruit flavors, mellow bitterness and the booze subdued. Definitely enjoyable.

ONovoMexicano, Sunday at 07:47 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

jdang88, Sep 24, 2014
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2/5  rDev -50%

This is sad. Overly bitter, alcohol in excess and a bad after taste. Imagine golden drak that's bitter with an after taste of floor cleaner. If that's your thing. Only second beer I have ever poured out. Maybe I got a bad bottle and will need to try again to confirm. Until then, two is a gift.

seasmokiee, Sep 20, 2014
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5/5  rDev +25%

rastlin, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

tuka, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

alexsergio, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

TychoNDC, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

1424IpA, Sep 04, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +9%

Dbutera1282, Sep 01, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +1%

sunofneurot, Sep 01, 2014
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4.84/5  rDev +21%

KenaiMorgan, Sep 01, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev -3.8%

these just hit town, and fresh is best...enjoyed from a beer hunter session glass.

brew pours rich, but transparent orange amber, thin foamy top that didn't hang out, left patches of lace on the glass.
nose is the highlight. rich ripe tropical fruit. squishy resinous grapefruit. some alc sweetness at the tail.
BOOM. slap in the face with a dense resinous, yet fruity hop. grapefruity pine, fresh ripe tropical fruit.
mouth is fairly full. big and chewy. you can feel the heat and it leaves a tingle.
really nice and fresh resinous, but still fruity and not just a bitter bomb. worth checking out.

cosmicevan, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

Gdirt, Aug 31, 2014
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4.84/5  rDev +21%

foody1975, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

A: medium amber and clear, couple of fingers-worth of pale tan head; some lace down the glass

S: bright citrus and flowers, some sweet chewy grain beneath

T: crisp and tight - lotsa of pale fruit and hop flower, subtle malts underscore

M: tight and tingly, some edge from the alcohol and the hops, medium-light body, ample carbonation

O: another nice DIPA and another real good brew from Knee Deep - fans of pales, IPAs, DIPAs and the lot would be well-advised to grab a bottle at some point.

Greywulfken, Aug 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

norcalcraftbrew, Aug 31, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev -1.3%

dwagner003, Aug 30, 2014
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3.87/5  rDev -3.3%

Bwagner1122, Aug 30, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +15%

Really nice imperial IPA. Super hoppy, floral & citrus. Nice. IBV really well hidden for 11.3%. I love this beer.

Hophazzard, Aug 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

djcira, Aug 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

ronricorossi, Aug 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

cmgage, Aug 20, 2014
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Hop Shortage from Knee Deep Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 308 ratings.