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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
86
very good

28 Reviews
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Reviews: 28
Hads: 194
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.98%
Wants: 8
Gots: 20 | 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:
Beer added by: SHODriver on 03-27-2013

Knee Deep’s Batch 138 India Pale Ale is brewed with three types of C hops and Simcoe, which gives this West Coast IPA an aroma that resembles a cat that has peed in a pine tree. Batch 138 finishes dry and crisp and is sure to leave you in hop euphoria.
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Reviews: 28 | Hads: 194
Reviews by srandycarter:
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4.05/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - Nice near white thick head, slow to leave. Lots of lace. Dark clear amber. Looks good.

S - Hoppy, the cat pee variety. It's smelling pretty tasty.

T - Taste does not match smell and appearance completely. A little muted. More malty than hoppy.

M - High medium body, good carb, fair balance.

D - A very nice IPA. (319 characters)

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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. (928 characters)

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The aroma is incredible. Lots of bright grapefruit and Meyer lemons.
The taste from start to finish has a solid dry bitterness. It has a little pine and grapefruit. Really dry though.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
This is an IPA straight up without any apologies. (393 characters)

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Batch No.: 138 from Knee Deep Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.