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Simcoe - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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390 Ratings
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Ratings: 390
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 6.96%
Wants: 74
Gots: 29 | FT: 2
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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lunarbrew

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-14-2013 23:44:53 | More by lunarbrew
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Docrock

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-14-2013 16:39:13 | More by Docrock
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jplopez21

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-14-2013 04:39:34 | More by jplopez21
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soulkeeper1369

Maine

5/5  rDev +16%

06-13-2013 21:13:19 | More by soulkeeper1369
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tbeq00

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-13-2013 16:30:26 | More by tbeq00
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BeerOps

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-12-2013 00:31:34 | More by BeerOps
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Dyelawn

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-09-2013 22:54:48 | More by Dyelawn
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Powderhornphil

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -7.2%

Excited to try my first Pipeworks beer.

Appears a hazy, murky orange. Moderate head. Leaves Little lacing.

Aroma is tropical and piney. Plenty of bready malts.

Tastes sweet with almost guava and pine notes over a bready malt. Finishes with bittetsweet grapefruit.

Full mouthfeel with carbonation on the low side.

Decent offering here but would not put too much energy into seeking out again. However would certainly seek others in the ninja series.

06-09-2013 04:24:51 | More by Powderhornphil
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Hendry

Vermont

4.36/5  rDev +1.2%

Pours a murky burnt orange with a one finger ecru head that reduces to a cap in minutes, lacing is respectable.

Aroma is piney, resinous hops with sweet bready malts on the outer edges.

Taste is also rather piney and resinous, resins resting atop the palate, sweet malts keeping the hoppy character in balance and resting on the sides of the palate. There is a hint of booziness that hits the back of the throat, and a high level of acidity overall that make this one a sipper.

Mouthfeel is oily, chewy,medium to heavy body with lively carbonation.The acidity level of this simcoe bomb does not go unnoticed.

Overall, one dimensional in flavor, but for those that have a high tolerance for bitterness and acidity, this is one worth trying.

06-08-2013 03:46:06 | More by Hendry
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Drucifer

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-07-2013 18:54:16 | More by Drucifer
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soldat329x

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.2%

06-06-2013 18:19:18 | More by soldat329x
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

4.46/5  rDev +3.5%

22oz bottle from Batch #124 shared with Shaun #1 and Doug in snifters last night, 6/3/2013.

Aroma: We just had a growler of Ephraim earlier in the evening and when I cracked this one open, this was an instant flashback to Ephraim. So much grapefruit hitting me in the face, along with some pine. No question, there's got to be Simcoe in Ephraim, because this one was also hitting on all cylinders. (4.5)

Colour: Pours amber, with a nice fluffy off-white head that takes its time to dissipate into a thick white film. Some decent lacing, not a great amount. Very clean-looking and begs to get poured into my mouth. (4.25)

Flavour: Simcoe all the way, baby. Its a bit different than Ephraim, but it is just as well put-together. It's got the citrus for sure, but the pine definitely is more present throughout than in the Ephraim. The malt backbone is very nice and caramelly; it's there more so than in Ephraim, which makes it a bit thicker sweet if that makes sense. Overall, very hopped up but with a great malt component which I've come to expect from Pipeworks. (4.5)

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, good carbonation, piney aftertaste that is resinous and dry.. even a bit earthy. (4.25)

Overall: Another awesome Ninja from Pipeworks. They honestly can't do anything wrong with their DIPAs at this point. (4.5)

06-04-2013 14:11:04 | More by Stevedore
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FievelGoesWest

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-04-2013 01:28:28 | More by FievelGoesWest
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vande

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-02-2013 03:13:58 | More by vande
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Mersh

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-01-2013 17:03:58 | More by Mersh
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hansgruber

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-01-2013 02:39:35 | More by hansgruber
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durlta

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

05-29-2013 02:19:40 | More by durlta
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BeerBuckeye

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

05-27-2013 00:37:09 | More by BeerBuckeye
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Lewie8619

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

05-24-2013 13:43:33 | More by Lewie8619
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Huge thanks to Adam and Robbie for this bottle. Batch #123. Poured in to snifter.

A - Cloudy medium orange with amber in the middle. A thin layer of bright white head.

S - Huge grapefruit, peach and tangerine aromas with a touch of mango. A faint sweet honey malt backbone.

T - Bitter with fresh grapefruit, tangerine, mango and pine. A slight caramel malt sweetness in the background.

M - Medium body. Sticky and resinous. Light carbonation.

05-23-2013 02:47:27 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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Drock325

Missouri

4/5  rDev -7.2%

05-22-2013 01:27:55 | More by Drock325
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JVan

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

05-20-2013 13:43:02 | More by JVan
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Treebs

Illinois

4.14/5  rDev -3.9%

22 oz bottle served in a Pipeworks snifter. Batch #124

A: Pours a dark amber color with a yellowish head forming on the pour. It recedes to a thin cap and thick collar. Sticky sheets for lace are left down the glass.

S: All simcoe, all the time. Piney and earthy with a little grapefruit backing. Some mild scallion as well. Sweet caramel malt balances it out.

T: Same as the nose. Sweet grapefruit with some earthy hops. Mild scallion on the very backend with some sweet bready malts.

M: Medium bodied with a medium carbonation level. Earthy hops on the finish.

O: Full blown simcoe. Hits on all the levels and flavors you'd want from a beer like this. Tasty for sure.

05-19-2013 19:42:06 | More by Treebs
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everettsbeerguy

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

05-19-2013 18:35:47 | More by everettsbeerguy
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Guinnsslvr

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.2%

05-19-2013 02:39:43 | More by Guinnsslvr
Simcoe from Pipeworks Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 390 ratings.