Hoptologist DIPA | Knee Deep Brewing Company

very good
1,040 Ratings
Hoptologist DIPAHoptologist DIPA

Brewed by:
Knee Deep Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
An American Double India Pale Ale that packs a punch when it comes to hops. The aroma and flavors will give you citrus and pine with a slight malt sweetness that finishes dry.

Added by kevanb on 12-03-2011

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Really nice beer. Surprisingly I like this one better than Simtra, their triple IPA. Damn good stuff.

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Is it crazy if I start right off by saying this was one of the best DIPAs I've ever had?

On tap at Cesars on Piedmont in central Oakland

Bright, huge hoppiness, but that's a given. We're in CA, after all. This beer has what I will call a wonderful individual take on "west coast balance". Because "balance", in other parts of the country, is code for "hops under control". Here, we have a beer that hasn't turned down the hops, but has turned up the malty, caramel base to even out the palate, in a way that - for me - works almost to perfection.

If you're a midwest guy who thinks the west coast thing is "overrated" (that's a great beer, too), then you might not be as impressed. But if you like your IPAs big and loud - and sweet - then this might be the beer for you.

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Hoptologist DIPA from Knee Deep Brewing Company
3.87 out of 5 based on 1,040 ratings.
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