Knuckle Sandwich | Bootlegger's Brewery

Knuckle SandwichKnuckle Sandwich
1,095 Ratings
Knuckle SandwichKnuckle Sandwich

Brewed by:
Bootlegger's Brewery
California, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by jerz on 12-14-2009

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Ratings: 1,095 |  Reviews: 262
Photo of c2walker
4.73/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Brolo75
4.41/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 ounce bottle poured into a tulip. Bottle 1/14/2016

A: Pours an amber color with an off white, almost vanilla colored head, beer is clear, lots of lacing, not seeing much carbonation streaming off the bottom. Probably the darkest IIPA I've ever seen.

A: Resin, pine, hints of grapefruit peel, slight garlic/onion aroma, sweet malts on the backend, has lots of aroma, smells really big.

T: Pine, resin, grapefruit peel, sweet malts, some floral notes, moderate amount of bitterness, finish is dry, piney, sweet, lots of flavor, alcohol does come through.

M: Medium bodied with a big dry finish, could use some more carbonation.

O: A big IIPA, piney, resiny, dry citrus notes, very malty, if you like IIPA with big malt backbones this beer is for you. I had this when it first was brewed a few years ago, and it was really malty. Now it's balanced and a bit more enjoyable.

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Photo of muskiesman
4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gpartnoff
4.75/5  rDev +11%

Phenominal beer. The hype on it was on point. It's a go to double IPA. Glad it's local, got mine at seagate liquor in Hb. They have over 400 craft caguamas.

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Photo of mdaschaf
4/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of dleiner
4/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of Stebow1289
4.64/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of jvodom
4.08/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of reebtaerG
4.49/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured bomber into Lost Abbey Teku no date on bottle

A-Pours a deep copper orange with a two finger off white head. Great lacing.

S-Aroma is of pine, grapefruit, sweet malts, caramel, and some tropical hops.

T-Taste is very similar to the aroma but has a bit more hops and caramel.

M-Mouthfeel has a medium to full body. At the beginning it's slightly creamy and finishes slightly dry. Has great carbonation.

O-Overall a great DIPA, I enjoy the balance of the hops and malt. I would definetly get one again.

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Photo of mbeerdino21
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of Drink_LocalSD
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of Marco_Gtz
3/5  rDev -29.9%

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4.84/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of JoeyStats707
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of MickeyHops
3.72/5  rDev -13.1%

Photo of heystevec
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of jschott75
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of NickMunford
4/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of Westyn
3/5  rDev -29.9%

Photo of thumperskibum
4.56/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of Jason_Bo
5/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of jimilayne
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of RavenForBeer
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of David_Menendez
3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

Knuckle Sandwich from Bootlegger's Brewery
Beer rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 1,095 ratings
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