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Unfiltered Double Simcoe IPA - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Unfiltered Double Simcoe IPA
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

390 Ratings
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Ratings: 390
Reviews: 215
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.81%
Wants: 17
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Birdiebeagle on 05-19-2009)
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Reviews by laintringulis:
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laintringulis

Ohio

4.7/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served chilled in a pub Glass.

Appearance: Pours a murky copper-rose color with a large beige head that sustains a long time. Incredible amounts of lacing during drinking.

Smell: Warm, citrus and pine. Mild pineapple smell, slightly earthy. Very hoppy in the smell. Smells slightly sweet. Just I the smell, I know I want to drink it.

Taste: Very well rounded, hoppy and malty sweet all at the same time. Pleasant citrus, pineapple, tangerine, grapefruit, and pine, floral notes. Just the right amount of bitterness on the back.

mouthfeel/drinkability: Medium bodied with full taste. Very pleasant from beginning to end. I could drink this all day, minus the alcohol content.

I'm not sure if it is "better" than the original. (I really liked the original also), but I think this is better balanced, especially with the yeast pour.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2009 13:56:26 | More by laintringulis
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750 mL poured into mug. I must admit, I had only seen this beer once and while I was home I looked at the reviews for Double Simcoe. Just what I was looking for. Did not realize there was a difference between the regular and Unfiltered, since I literally saw this beer for the first time a few days ago. With that being said, pretty damn tasty.

A: Hazy, dark ruby red with some orange hues around the side when held to the light. Definitely unfiltered. Intense carbonation.

S: Earthy, resiny hop aromas emerge with some citrus, follow by intense aromas of *belgian yeast?*. Super fruity and spicy, and I don't think it is coming from the hops.

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O: Hops are not as dominant and upfront as I had hoped. There was no date on the bottle so I am wondering if it is because the bottle is a little old. It has only been at the store for about 1-2 weeks tops because I remember the day it came in. Despite not being as hoppy as I had hoped, this beer is quite delicious. I hop to try the regular Double Simcoe sometime soon.

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Look: really nice beer to look at. Color of high-quality maple syrup. Thick, tenacious head.

Smell: so, here's where I admit that I didn't realize there was a difference between Double Simcoe and *Unfiltered* Double Simcoe. Got this in a trade, and expected a big whiff of DIPA hoppiness, and got Belgian notes instead. Did my trade partner play a joke and swap a Double Simcoe label onto a Unibroue bottle? Nope, some quick googling cleared things up. Back to the smell, now that my brain's in the right place: brown sugar, vanilla, a bit of orange peel.

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Unfiltered Double Simcoe IPA from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 390 ratings.