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Hop Shortage - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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89
very good

317 Ratings
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Ratings: 317
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 12.28%
Wants: 21
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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3.75/5  rDev -6%

dleiner, Saturday at 03:16 AM
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2.6/5  rDev -34.8%

AdamPenna, Friday at 10:55 PM
Photo of RonfromJersey
4.2/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Off-white level foam, copper body, excellent clarity.

Aroma has a truck load of caramel. Some candy sugar.

Huge sweet malt foundation. A produce department of fruit. Bitter snap at swallow, that grows exponentially in the afterglow.

Smooth, slick, thick mouthfeel.

Not the equal of Ruination, but following in its footsteps. I could have this again.

RonfromJersey, Oct 16, 2014
Photo of fosters9
4/5  rDev +0.3%

fosters9, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of mdfb79
4/5  rDev +0.3%

From 10/13/14 notes. On tap at Ginger Man in NYC.

Pours a somewhat clear golden-yellow color with one inch of off white head and moderate carbonation. Citrus hops, pine hops, floral hops, sweet candy and fruits, bread, and earthy notes. Medium body and low carbonation, light bitter bite to it.

Overall a nice DIPA. Not too bitter for the bite, some definite nice hops up front with malts in the back. Not my favorite KD beer but worth checking out.

mdfb79, Oct 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -24.8%

BcOneSeven, Oct 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -24.8%

sean_paul, Oct 03, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +1.3%

jhhansen, Sep 29, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +15.3%

JimCostello, Sep 28, 2014
Photo of ONovoMexicano
4.16/5  rDev +4.3%
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, Sep 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

jdang88, Sep 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Professor_Yeesh, Sep 21, 2014
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2/5  rDev -49.9%

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 +25.3%

rastlin, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

tuka, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

alexsergio, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

TychoNDC, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

1424IpA, Sep 04, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +9.3%

Dbutera1282, Sep 01, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +1.3%

sunofneurot, Sep 01, 2014
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4.84/5  rDev +21.3%

KenaiMorgan, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of cosmicevan
3.85/5  rDev -3.5%

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 +0.3%

Gdirt, Aug 31, 2014
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Hop Shortage from Knee Deep Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 317 ratings.