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Sock Knocker - Coronado Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

187 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 187
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 9.16%
Wants: 2
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coronado Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 08-14-2012)
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snoho61

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-11-2014 22:04:39 | More by snoho61
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freshflesh

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-11-2014 06:36:15 | More by freshflesh
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brianmandell

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-10-2014 00:08:45 | More by brianmandell
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TheRealThreePhilosophers

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-08-2014 16:17:02 | More by TheRealThreePhilosophers
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Greywulfken

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: deep gold hazy ale; few fingers of ivory foam trailed sheets of lace behind

S: aromatic floral and citrus notes atop some pine; also some orchard fruit maltiness - slightly herbal

T: modestly bitter, focus on flowers and citrus; some earthiness and spice underneath pale fruits sugars and spice; sharp and herbal; a vigorous underlying pine and woodsy character

M: medium-bodied and smooth, subtle bitterness, slight tingliness; runs toward the lighter, drier DIPA spectrum, which is preferential to my tastes

O: really great without doing anything particularly new - but I like these DIPAs that are closer to an IPA than a barleywine - the hops are potent without this being a bitterness bomb; the malts are established enough to support this, and help keep it from being a hop bomb. Well-balanced, I guess, although you know I mean that relative the extremes this style can produce.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2014 14:38:32 | More by Greywulfken
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TheRougeBastard

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-08-2014 02:27:42 | More by TheRougeBastard
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.85/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a crystal clear golden color with a nice, foamy head; quite a smattering of lace as the beer is consumed

Smell: Resinous, with tangerine, lemon and pineapple tones; a bit sugary

Taste: Sweet but not cloying, up front, with the tangerine, lemon and pineapple flavors quickly taking over; after the swallow the fruit fades a bit while the resinous bitterness builds; some residual sweetness in the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: In a world of great DIPAs, this isn't one of them; it's not bad but not one that I would put anywhere near the top of the list; if I had a really fresh example I might have a different opinion

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2014 23:24:21 | More by brentk56
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crispy620

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

06-06-2014 23:13:52 | More by crispy620
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OMsweetOM

California

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

06-06-2014 05:06:09 | More by OMsweetOM
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UcDru

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

06-06-2014 03:46:13 | More by UcDru
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fsckewe

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

06-06-2014 03:24:59 | More by fsckewe
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Jeysun23

California

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

06-04-2014 00:07:52 | More by Jeysun23
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mick303

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

06-03-2014 00:03:17 | More by mick303
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BryanCDM

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-02-2014 04:47:02 | More by BryanCDM
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DrJay

Massachusetts

3.74/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Clear gold/orange with a thick white cap of fine bubbles. Good head retention with plenty of sticky, clumpy lacing. Hoppy aroma, lots of pine and citrus, grapefruit, pith, pineapple, tropical, really fruity with some sweetness backing it up. The flavour was fairly balanced, some bitterness up front followed by sugary and malty sweetness, with citrus and fruity hops at the end. A bit of warmth in the finish, lingering orange and pine bitterness. Full to heavy body with medium/low carbonation, sticky, mild alcohol. Decent, but a little on the sweet and sugary side, which hid a bit of the hop and alcohol character.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2014 23:21:24 | More by DrJay
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swetsastonic

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-01-2014 05:28:26 | More by swetsastonic
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kmoen

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-01-2014 00:48:00 | More by kmoen
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BAsbill

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-01-2014 00:46:12 | More by BAsbill
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Yellolab2010

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

05-31-2014 11:37:31 | More by Yellolab2010
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slackattack

Spain

3.15/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass from 650ml bottle.

A- clear, light copperish with thin head that rapidly disappears.

S- you know this is going to have some hop attitude. Strong citrus and pine right in your face

T- unfortunately disappointing for me. Started out pleasantly hoppy but got soapy and oddly sweet in the aftertaste.

M- nothing worth complaining about, typical for an IIPA

O- yea like I said, a little off for me. The sweetness of the malt and the hops clashed. Not even close to a drain pour, but not even close to a repeat purchase

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2014 05:11:05 | More by slackattack
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Boozecamel

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

05-31-2014 02:53:25 | More by Boozecamel
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bouncepass

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

05-30-2014 22:14:16 | More by bouncepass
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madtrixter787

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

05-30-2014 21:39:25 | More by madtrixter787
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BlakMajik

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -23.7%

05-29-2014 20:55:18 | More by BlakMajik
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Birmz

California

3/5  rDev -23.7%

05-29-2014 19:37:33 | More by Birmz
Sock Knocker from Coronado Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 187 ratings.