Hop Shortage | Knee Deep Brewing Company

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472 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The cousin of Simtra, but brewed with only Centennial and Chinook hops. Need we say more?

Added by Ghenna on 10-11-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
472
Reviews:
83
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
11.45%
 
 
Wants:
38
Gots:
101
For Trade:
4
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Ratings: 472 |  Reviews: 83
Photo of dconstandinesouthern
3.25/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Pours brilliant deep amber under a 2” cream colored foam collar that grips the side of the glass.
S: Citrus nose blended with fresh mown grass.
T: Deep malt profile supports and balances lemon, orange and grapefruit rind bitterness and fresh fruit flavors.
F: Creamy medium full body, medium to low carbonation, soft and fine.
O: Big hop loaded Imperial IPA with a balancing malt profile.

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Photo of BradExtreme
3.92/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dandaugherty1221
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tuckersmth
4.72/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bgold86
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of FLBeerGuy
3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of muskiesman
3.52/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of retry4z
3.25/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A bit too dry. Almost liquor-like, alcohol acridity.

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Photo of pjs234
3.61/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DRBiser
4.15/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BobMessina
4.14/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of SierraFlight
3.82/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Trix247
3.77/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of daisyapplegirl
4.63/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kendo
4.16/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured from the bomber into a Beer Sommelier glass. Body is bright orange with a small white head.

S: Like a DIPA - loads of both caramel malt and hops.

T: Leans towards the sweet side of things, with a heavy base of caramel malt and even brown sugar, which is followed by the hops: apricot, candied oranges and a touch of grapefruit pith. Hint of leafy hops as well - grassy, perhaps piney. Alcohol spice is noted in the finish and warmth is felt down the gulley. Nice burps, with brown sugar and grapefruit.

M: Thick in heft, nearly syrupy but not quite.

O: Good. It's been awhile since I've tasted a DIPA like this one. It reminds me of Middle Ages X Anniversary, though after awhile I began thinking of hoppy American Barleywines, a la SN Bigfoot. The friend with whom I shared the bomber had similar thoughts.

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Photo of SoleBriety
3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jooler
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Really alcoholic initial taste, then the huge amount of hops hit with alittle bit of malt and sweetness. It's like a sweeter and maltier stone enjoy by ipa. Also, not worth the $11 I spent

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Photo of JHasson8
4.12/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Shandycan
3.55/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jufu07
4.8/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SDRedDevil
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of A-Sox
3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of whatitdo
4.48/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of KMitch
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hop Shortage from Knee Deep Brewing Company
3.93 out of 5 based on 472 ratings.
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