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Hop Shortage - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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348 Ratings
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Ratings: 348
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 4
pDev: 12.25%
Wants: 24
Gots: 45 | FT: 2
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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Hop Shortage from Knee Deep Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 348 ratings.