Simtra Triple IPA | Knee Deep Brewing Company

Simtra Triple IPASimtra Triple IPA
BA SCORE
94.2%
Liked This Beer
4.29 w/ 2,244 ratings
Simtra Triple IPASimtra Triple IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Knee Deep Brewing Company
California, United States
kneedeepbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.25%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Simtra Triple IPA delivers a punch in the face with its very danky hop aroma derived from Simcoe and Citra hops. You wanted more hops you got them.

Added by baggio on 02-12-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#581
Reviews:
376
Ratings:
2,244
Liked:
2,114
Avg:
4.29/5
pDev:
9.09%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
228
Gots:
462
Trade:
15
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,244 |  Reviews: 376
Photo of South2NW
4.45/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of heydrinks
4.58/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of russpowell
4.43/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled on date of 3/30/15 This review will have to do as a place holder until I can find fresher...

Pours an effervescent honey color with 2+ fingers of eggshell colored head. Stellar lacing & above average head retention

S: Breadyness & tropical fruit, cattiness as this warms

T: Follows the nose, loads of mango, some pineapple & grapefruit, a little bit of cattiness as well up front. Breadyness, mango & a bit of lemon & pamello as this warms, a little bit of pine as well. plus oaky dryness. Finishes a little dry, somewhat catty, with a little mango & pine

MF: Medium body, moderate carbonation, great balance

Drinks so easy despite the ABV & age, I would love to try this a few months younger, but no complaints here at all. Well worth buying!

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Photo of TripelMark
4.23/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Salemjeff
4.74/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Knee Deep knows what they are doing. This beer rocks it!!

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Photo of OregonGrown7
4.12/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheRealThreePhilosophers
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jamisonspitzer
4.24/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Wow! The 11.25% is almost imperceptible. An incredibly balanced beer that drinks very well. Personally I couldn't sit and drink this all afternoon (mostly because I wouldn't be able to walk), but it's definitely worth having a pint.

If your drinking lesser beers have this one latter in the session - - it's rough on the palate.

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Photo of ksimons
4.29/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A-a clear golden yellow with three fingers worth of rocky head

S-pale bready malt, citrus, tropical fruits

T-taste is similar to the smell, bready backbone, citrus, tropical fruits, and bitter hops finish

M-medium body, moderate carbonation, slight alcohol burn

Overall very flavorful and even with the strong ABV still easy to drink

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Photo of dheldman
4.05/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of wehabeertrader
4.42/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dmsohyea
3.64/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of apasternak
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hopitty
4.84/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Deliver an exceptional hop aroma. Simcoe and Citra is a great combination for balance.

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Photo of mbbransc
3.93/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of FreshZ
4.46/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jacobotsford3
4.6/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

this was my first triple ipa, it's really good but it has a little kick. I highly recommend

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Photo of JoeLacy
4.36/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Drewsbruze
4.44/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This triple IPA was extremely balanced. Most the time when you have 130+ IBU or over 8% ABV it is a bitter alcoholic fest. Or, the brewer tries to compensate with malts and you get thick sweet crap. This is amazing. Very balanced. Good job Knee Deep!

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Photo of svenness
3.75/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DsNuts1010
4.62/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very smooth taste... Strong beer that goes down smooth. They really put their feet up in this one!!!!! Have three 12 oz, and you probably need a driver.

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Photo of nra818
4.04/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ims080198
4.32/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SPLITGRIN
4.28/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This beer has some legs, or at least some head, as this one stands at a full three fingers. Solid retention and a huge curtain of lace is left behind. Body is pure straw gold in color. Nose is piney prickley and bready sweet all in one. This beer has an excellent body. Big and resiney in flavor. Syrupy hops coat the tongue while the body is supported by a malt backbone. Bold in hop character as it boarders on barleywine for me. A monsterously good beer.

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Photo of Morakaton
4.35/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Simtra Triple IPA from Knee Deep Brewing Company
Beer rating: 94.2% out of 100 with 2,244 ratings
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