Simtra Triple IPA | Knee Deep Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
2,234
Reviews:
373
Avg:
4.25
pDev:
9.18%
 
 
Wants:
228
Gots:
456
For Trade:
15
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Photo of beerthulhu
4.24/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

- Spiegelau ipa glass. Dated 03/02/15. Consumed 05/02/15. 11.25% 131 ibus.

A: Pristine clarity with a bright orange coloring reveals a quickly paced rush of macro-effervesce filling the vessel. Off white head is frumpy textured, like mashed potatoes, rising 1.5 inches high with a resilient showing. High lace coverage graces the glass.

S: Fresh wet sugary grapefruit on the nose along with sweet pine and a pleasing touch of semi-dry tropical fruitiness against a softly toasty bread backing. Hints of straw and toasted citrus peel dryness occur on the finish while the aromatic duration remained pleasantly viable throughout for several plus minutes.

T: Flowery, semi-dry citrus and pine upfront with a smooth, calming, but high rate of bitterness sits against a softly toasted grain backing and toasted citrus peel, bittering pine with a dry, sweet malt fade. Background nuances of semi-dry tropical fruit meets a lightly toasted malt and citrus finish.

M: Good carbonation, malty depth, but exceptionally smooth, gently dry citrus hop warmth that feels more like a 6-7% rather an 11.25%.

O: Overall amazingly well balance of hops and malts as well alcohol which is considerably tame and drinks exceptionally smooth and much lighter then its abv claims. Smooth drinking experience with no rough edges, just silky going down gets props for being a hop monster that drinks like an easy sunday afternoon session. This beer disappears faster then cupcakes at a pot party, outstanding.

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Photo of OoReFLuXoO
4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wingnutter
4.06/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ieatlambfries
4.06/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MININAV
5/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I'm a hophead. This is a hop beer. Highest rating possible.

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Photo of victory4me
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PorkBelly1974
4.22/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of lunarbrew
4.31/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Apellonious
4.3/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22 oz bomber from HT poured into a tulip glass, bottled 3/5/15.

A - Clear, golden orange, half finger head that moves to a thin lace.

S - Ah...Dank hops, tropical mangoness, hint of sea salt.

T - Follows the nose, with some slight finish burn from the heat. Pine, grass, orange/tangerine also in the mix.

M - Carbonation medium, heft is suprisingly light for an 11%er.

O - Tough to drink this one slow. Great aroma, still had a sizable hop punch at two months, and enough malt to keep it balanced.

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Photo of IGOTASIXPACK
3.45/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap 16oz at an ocean beach bbq restaurant with ribs. So hoppy the skunk fades. Great mouth feel and carbonation.

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Photo of chrisjws
4.27/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bgold86
4.75/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of frankie818
4.9/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of BEER88
4.64/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of A-Sox
4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of elNopalero
4.68/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Drying grassy orange aroma with a touch of pine.
Big intense bitterness.
Drying finish.
Tears the outer layer off my teeth.

This sure ain’t poetry.
Beer reviews can be like that sometimes.

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Photo of JIMMER
4.54/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CallMeHarmon
4.9/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Very floral scent, hoppy without being harsh and a delight to drink. I wish I could get it in Texas.

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Photo of hseldon15
4.57/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CraftBeerApprentice
4.76/5  rDev +12%
look: 1 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I didn't get to see the color of this beer because I was at a friend's house and he didn't really have any appropriate glassware for this beer (this explains the 1 rating on the appearance, but this isn't reflective of what I actually think of it). But hot damn, I was craving more hops than could be considered appropriate and this beer delivered. Even from the bottle this beer was EXPLODING with hop aroma. Notes of pine, citrus, and tropical fruit overloaded my nostrils. The beer tastes the same with a bit more malt than I expected, which makes sense for how big this beer is. Hop heads, this is the beer you're seeking.

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Photo of BourbonYeti
4.38/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mcsauter82
4.21/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zero_signal
4.19/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dandaugherty1221
4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rblib
4.29/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Dank and delicious. Watch that ABV as it will sneak up on you. A true hop bomb.

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Simtra Triple IPA from Knee Deep Brewing Company
4.25 out of 5 based on 2,234 ratings.
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