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Double Simcoe IPA - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

Double Simcoe IPADouble Simcoe IPA

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2,558 Ratings
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Ratings: 2558
Reviews: 1296
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.27%


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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Yimosan

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4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured a 12oz bottle into my tulip glass.

A: Gorgeous amber color and thick creamy light colored beige head. I've seen heads like that on English nitrous canned beers. 2 1/2 inches at pouring and then a thin layer remained the entire time.

S: Aroma of freshly cut pine, citrus rind, malt, and bits of yeast filled the glass.

T: The initial sip was malty at first, but then SMACK...the grapefruit came out in force. As the beer warmed in my glass the citrus dissipated a bit and then the maltiness made a triumphant return...loved it.

M: This beer is creamy and coats the palate beautifully, with hop oils that linger in the back of the tongue for a very long time.

D: If you're a hop head, this beer will definitely become a staple in your fridge, however at 9%, if you try to drink this as a session beer, you will be stapled to the floor.

Salud!

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2009 20:52:12 | More by Yimosan
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A: Pours almost a penny copper hue with a two-finger cream-white head that eventually fades to about a half-inch and retains wonderfully. A few thick splotches of lacing left behind.

S: Tons of powerful rustic, earthy pine in the nose. Some fresh citrus flavors peer through the earthiness—grapefruit mainly, but I also feel like I'm detecting some orange here too... Slightly spicy and zesty, with just a hint of malty sweetness beneath. My description may not sound like much, nor is it overly unique, but this is one of the greatest beer aromas I've encountered. If Yankee Candle made this scent into a candle, my house would smell like this every day!

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Double Simcoe IPA from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
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