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Double Simcoe IPA - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Double Simcoe IPADouble Simcoe IPA

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,715 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,715
Reviews: 1,306
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.3%
Wants: 140
Gots: 179 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed using 100% Simcoe(R) Hops, a west coast hop variety created in 2000 by Select Botanicals, Inc.

(Beer added by: yen157 on 05-05-2006)
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Beer_Runner


4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

No bottle on or enjoy by date on the label.

A: A slow pour resulted in a huge three finger head. The head was a light tan and foamy and clumpy. The head slowly dissipated to a little under a quarter-finger and then lasted the rest of the glass, but it did not leave any lacing. The brew was an orange/red and is barely translucent and just a little cloudy.

S: The aroma was fairly mild. It consisted of just a little bit of floral hops.

T: The first flavor was a very sweet buttery caramel malt, and then a floral hops and a strong, almost biting, bitterness joined in. The two tastes coexisted, but somehow remained separate, too.

M: The body was medium-heavy and smooth, and just a little creamy, too.

O: This was a really cool IPA. It was very sweet. The first part of the taste was a very sweet buttery caramel, and then, very quickly, a floral and bitter hops rush joined in to balance all that sweetness. It was not very complex, but it was the simplicity that made it so appealing. It was bold, simple, and enjoyable. And, it was certainly a top notch double IPA.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2012 00:19:50 | More by Beer_Runner
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Double Simcoe IPA from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,715 ratings.