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Hop Shortage - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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89
very good

263 Ratings
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Ratings: 263
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 16
Gots: 23 | 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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MrDave

California

3/5  rDev -24.8%

07-23-2013 19:03:42 | More by MrDave
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jeffjeff1

California

3.78/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I got this at my wife's work a few days ago.

Appearance- copper color, nice size head, nice lacing

Smell- citrus hops

Taste- citrus hops, well balanced

Mouthfeel- medium bodied

Drinkability- I thought it was very good. It wasn't the best I have had but it was still very good. I definitely would like to drink it again.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2013 23:32:02 | More by jeffjeff1
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raulazzer

California

3.75/5  rDev -6%

07-17-2013 22:58:23 | More by raulazzer
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ajzy

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

07-16-2013 21:50:28 | More by ajzy
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Absolut

California

3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

07-13-2013 22:12:17 | More by Absolut
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DSkilling

California

4/5  rDev +0.3%

07-13-2013 18:31:55 | More by DSkilling
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Beermister

California

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

07-11-2013 07:34:40 | More by Beermister
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Hanselpb

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +19%

07-09-2013 22:28:35 | More by Hanselpb
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radiofish

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

07-09-2013 03:57:28 | More by radiofish
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CRJMellor

Arkansas

4/5  rDev +0.3%

07-08-2013 23:32:22 | More by CRJMellor
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Drewgthedog

California

4.28/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

S: Smells citrus with a buttload of hoppigoodness

T: bitter and medium level to drink

A: Dark amber color with lots of carbonation, medium level of foamy head

O: Hop shortage covers up the ABV very well. The hops had a bitter taste that was citrus. This was the first triple IPA that i have tried. It was not as good as Pliny the Elder or Ruination.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2013 08:25:45 | More by Drewgthedog
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ehammond1


3.76/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle (2013)

Thanks for sharing this with me, Nathan!

A big triple IPA that hides the alcohol fairly well with decent amount of bitterness but a lot of sweet malt character as well. Drinkable, and perhaps I'd try a glass on-tap, but once was enough for me as far as bottles go. The hops do lean toward a passion/citrus fruit arena though. Definitely worth trying, but not a world-beater.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2013 16:07:43 | More by ehammond1
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JISurfer

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

07-06-2013 03:10:15 | More by JISurfer
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elkinbrown

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

07-04-2013 20:35:25 | More by elkinbrown
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Lofreqwave

California

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

07-04-2013 06:22:13 | More by Lofreqwave
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Mersh

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -6%

06-29-2013 10:09:08 | More by Mersh
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gillagorilla

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bomber from a trade on 05/15/13 w/ a bottling date of 03/15/13 had in a Burley Oak tulip

A: A very hazy dirty blonde with ok lacing. Minimal head.

S: I get a lot of nice citrus notes here. It is nice but not too strong of a smell.

T: Lots of boozy alcohol with the pine only coming through on the tail end and in the aftertaste. Not a sharp alcohol burn, but a kind of mild steady presence, which taints the hop profile and covers a lot of it up. An odd malty pine resin aftertaste that is kind of dulled due to alcohol burn bit.

M: It is quite crisp with a ring of coarse bubbles in it. Crisp and coarse if you keep it in your mouth.

O: I will have trouble finishing this beer. It was an extra in my first trade, so I can't complain. I was worried that my waiting a month from when I got it to open it would make it be bad, but not with this high ABV. There is no alcohol shortage here.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2013 03:35:03 | More by gillagorilla
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ChrisMon02

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.3%

06-24-2013 14:34:28 | More by ChrisMon02
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Rheaume17

Vermont

4/5  rDev +0.3%

06-21-2013 14:53:29 | More by Rheaume17
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jakecattleco

California

4/5  rDev +0.3%

06-19-2013 04:45:43 | More by jakecattleco
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sooner961

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

06-19-2013 01:21:30 | More by sooner961
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Spaz7

California

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

06-12-2013 20:02:06 | More by Spaz7
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ChanChan

California

3.76/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I had heard this beer was somewhat close to Pliny the Younger. I won't believe it till I taste for myself.

Appearance: Nice orangy/copper color. Decent lacing!

Aroma: very west coast IPA. Huge resin notes, some tropical fruit but more resin as it warms up.

Taste: very similar to aroma, I can feel the heat but it is not cloying!

Mouthfeel: medium to full body, the alcohol heat makes this beer feel heavier.

Overall: This is a solid IPA, definitely feels stronger than a II IPA. It is not a special beer tho!

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2013 02:34:02 | More by ChanChan
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Brew33

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -31.1%

06-06-2013 11:50:57 | More by Brew33
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virinow

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

06-05-2013 01:27:14 | More by virinow
Hop Shortage from Knee Deep Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 263 ratings.