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Simcoe - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
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443 Ratings
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Ratings: 443
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 6.98%
Wants: 78
Gots: 38 | FT: 3
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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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

pmoney, Sep 04, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

clewis901, Sep 04, 2013
Photo of awakeavast
4.74/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: Clear dark amber. Thick ivory head with moderate retention.

S. This smells fantastic. Strong pine and grapefruit smells with hints of other citrus.

T: The taste is piney all the way. Just enough deeper citrus notes to remind that you that you are in fact tasting simcoe, but otherwise its a clean sharp piney hop flavor on a sweet malt background.

M: Thick but sharp. The bottle conditioning really helps in this regard. Good carbonation and bitterness.

O: Another amazing single hop IIPA from Pipeworks. This is one of the best in the class. Can't miss.

awakeavast, Sep 03, 2013
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

Gstolas, Sep 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

dedbeer, Sep 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

blue-dream, Sep 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7%

hilgart1, Sep 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

BARFLYB, Sep 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

zestar, Sep 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

BullBearHawk, Sep 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7%

oglmcdgl, Aug 31, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

SCZ, Aug 31, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

brn9000, Aug 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

shredder83, Aug 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

langchops, Aug 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Anonymous1, Aug 29, 2013
Photo of MCain04
4.3/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle, <1 wk fresh, from Beer Temple, poured into a Spiegelau tulip glass at 40 degrees.

Appearance is a deep golden orange clear body with large fluffy white head with great retention and lacing.

Smells of piney resinous hops, grapefruit and lemon juice, a little bit of sweet orange juice and sweet malts.

Body is heavy on the grapefruit and pine with some lemon rind as well, a lingering citrus bitterness but not an overly bitter beer, the beer is quite drinkable for 9.5% and while the beer is not overly hoppy the balance is good with the malt backbone.

Mouthfeel is moderate carbonation, maybe a tad under-carbonated, medium bodied, dry finish, not too sticky or cloying.

Overall a great DIPA and probably second only to Citra in the Ninja series. Get it if you can - definitely worth it!

MCain04, Aug 29, 2013
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4.13/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: dirty orange jam, finger khaki head
excellent lacing

S: powerful grapefruit and fresh pine, earthy wood

T: lemon peel, pine, wood, mild chalky, long bitter finish

M: med body, very oily, mild sticky mouth

O: Quite good, love this brewery.
So glad to re-explore various hops and dive
into the intense detail each offer. Would
buy again to be sure.

WONDERFUL; GIVE IT A GO!

BeerLover99, Aug 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

stevegoz, Aug 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7%

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mkennedy119, Aug 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Stoutfan23DJ, Aug 25, 2013
Simcoe from Pipeworks Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 443 ratings.