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Batch No.: 138 - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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Batch No.:  138Batch No.:  138

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BA SCORE
87
very good

139 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 139
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.08%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Knee Deep Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SHODriver on 03-27-2013)
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Reviews by Halcyondays:
Photo of Halcyondays
4.24/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22 oz. bomber,

A: Pours orange with a firm white head, real solid lace, a good looking pint.

S: Definite grapefruit with a nice undercurrent of tropical fruits, definitely in the the new school for West Coast IPAs.

T: Fair amount of biscuity crystal style malt backed with a huge punch of pine oil, grapefruit, lemon and pineapple.

M: Crisp, medium-bodied, heavy with resin with a nice long aftertaste.

O: A very solid IPA, I just wish it wasn't so expensive, this is pushing Sculpin bomber prices at well over $6, the week old freshness of this beer helps a lot though.

Halcyondays, Apr 17, 2013
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Bottled 4/23/2013 - Consumed 5/15/2013

A - Copper colored, a bit darker than most. Definitely filtered, good activity in the glass and solid head and head retention.

S - Grassy and earthy first, Cat piss without any citrus component to add. If 3.0 is "average" I'm being generous here...

T - Like sipping tree bark without any IPA citrus to add.

M - Very clean, Crisp, and pleasantly bitter, but not overly bitter. If there were any more flavor in this beer, the mouthfeel would be great.

O - I'm SOLD on fresh SIMTRA & Hop Shortage. Knee Deep really knows how to brew top notch Triple IPAs without a doubt. GOD DAMN, after gems like those, I've no clue why they've let this beer out in a bottle to represent their art. I had 5 different home brew IPAs from generous campers at Boonville recently, that just blow this one out of the water. In the realm of today's IPA offerings, I'm assuming that I won't revisit this one.

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The aroma is incredible. Lots of bright grapefruit and Meyer lemons.
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This is an IPA straight up without any apologies.

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A: poured into a duvel tulip to a light orange with a finger of dense slightly off white head that retains well
S: smells of tropical fruits, some pine and a bit of grapefruit rind. An underlying sweetness can be found throughout the nose.
T: bitter pine and citrus with some faint tropical fruit flavor, slight caramel sweetness along with some herbal and oily hop resin flavor. aftertaste is a bit earthy and slightly piney with the slightest amount of sweetness
M: you can feel the bitterness on the tongue but the beer is on the light side of medium with decent carb that starts off prickly and then subsides. after the swallow there is a lingering bitterness and slight oiliness from the hops
O: Overall Knee Deep knows their way around an IPA and I'm very impressed with this one. From every angle this beer can go toe to toe with any of the greats

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Batch No.: 138 from Knee Deep Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 139 ratings.