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Batch No.: 138 - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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very good

138 Ratings
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Ratings: 138
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 12.11%
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 reebtaerG:
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3.86/5  rDev -0.5%

Poured 22oz bomber into New Belgium globe

A-Crystal clear light copper with a 1 finger white head.

S-Aroma is mango, lemon and caramel.

T-Taste follows suit but is a little too bitter even though the caramel picks up a bit in intensity.

M-Clean and crisp mouthfeel with strong carbonation and a relatively dry finish.

O-This is very nice although I wish there was a little more balance in the taste.

reebtaerG, Mar 30, 2014
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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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This is an IPA straight up without any apologies.

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