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Simcoe - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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325 Ratings
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Ratings: 325
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 6.71%


Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 04-22-2013)
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timc100

Illinois

4.69/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Batch 123

A: Hazy dark orange - gold tinged. Nice off yellow foamy head - not very thick lacing and retention, looks like a 9.5 beer.

S: Reminds me of heady... which is a great thing of course. Not the most pungently aromatic of the series, but very very nice. Sweet pink grapefruit and sugared grapefruit rind, incredibly fresh pine. Along with the sweet grapefruit comes notes of various tropical fruits - pretty sweet. Though piney, not very resinous.

T: Very good - and again, brings heady to mind! Incredible balance, as have all of their single hop ninja series beers have been. Incredibly fresh pine and ripe pink grapefruit washes over the palate with traces of various light-colored tropical fruits. Pretty dry but the flavor lingers well. Its getting better and better as it warms - more distinct pine and grapefruit.

P: Medium/full mouth feel. Does not coat the mouth with sticky, chewy hops very much.

O: What can I say, I am a sucker for all of these beers. The best part is that I know that future batches are going to be even better. A great DIPA as it is - awesome to see these hop varieties under the spotlight.

Batch 192 day old when consumed - improved, fantastic, amazing

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2013 21:32:00 | More by timc100
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after some indulging in this brew, it definitely is very sweet and is the reason it does not stand alone (usually) in a brew. needs other hops to compliment it, for certain.... but very good.

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A- This beer pours a deep dried orange peel with a strong carbonation supporting a bubble beige creamy head.

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Simcoe from Pipeworks Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 325 ratings.