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Hop Shortage - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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89
very good

297 Ratings
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Ratings: 297
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 18
Gots: 30 | 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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4.36/5  rDev +9%

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New York

4.04/5  rDev +1%

09-01-2014 20:03:34 | More by sunofneurot
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4.84/5  rDev +21%

09-01-2014 08:17:55 | More by KenaiMorgan
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cosmicevan

New York

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.

09-01-2014 01:40:37 | More by cosmicevan
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Gdirt

Florida

4/5  rDev 0%

08-31-2014 15:55:27 | More by Gdirt
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Colorado

4.84/5  rDev +21%

08-31-2014 15:34:42 | More by foody1975
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Greywulfken

New York

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.

08-31-2014 15:23:54 | More by Greywulfken
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norcalcraftbrew

California

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

08-30-2014 23:23:48 | More by norcalcraftbrew
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California

3.95/5  rDev -1.3%

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California

3.87/5  rDev -3.3%

08-30-2014 13:17:55 | More by Bwagner1122
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Hophazzard

California

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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

08-24-2014 19:39:25 | More by Hophazzard
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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

08-20-2014 16:23:35 | More by cmgage
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California

5/5  rDev +25%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

08-18-2014 00:57:40 | More by hoppyhour
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ErikNorCal

California

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

Pours golden/orange, medium head.

Smell of pine is very strong, some citrus.

Taste is off the charts, lots of bitterness but balanced well with citrus. A little boozey on the finish. Very fresh and surprisingly refreshing for a TIPA with 11%.

If you love strong IPAs, with tons of booze and citrus bitterness this is it. Doesn't get much better than Hop Shortage. Tastes even better from the taproom! This beer is slightly better than Simtra in my opinion, seems more balanced.

08-17-2014 19:07:39 | More by ErikNorCal
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California

4/5  rDev 0%

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Hawaii

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Florida

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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Georgia

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Florida

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Hop Shortage from Knee Deep Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 297 ratings.