Batch No.: 138 | Knee Deep Brewing Company

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Batch No.:  138Batch No.:  138
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Knee Deep Brewing Company
California, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Knee Deep’s Batch 138 India Pale Ale is brewed with three types of C hops and Simcoe, which gives this West Coast IPA an aroma that resembles a cat that has peed in a pine tree. Batch 138 finishes dry and crisp and is sure to leave you in hop euphoria.

Added by SHODriver on 03-27-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
28
Ratings:
199
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
11.72%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
20
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 28 | Ratings: 199
Reviews by vitALEity:
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4.28/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

A: poured into a New Belgium glass. Light orange with an inch of white head with great retention.

S: smells of tropical fruits, Citrus and the high sierras.

T: pine and citrus and bitterness which is amazing, balanced by some caramel.

M: Its that perfect IPA bitter that hits the tongue right away. Oily, resiny, balanced.

O: I love Simtra and I thought I'd be disappointed in this. For those looking for a 7/70 (alcohol/IBU), this is one of the best there is. I prefer it to Sculpin.

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Bottled 4/23/2013 - Consumed 5/15/2013

A - Copper colored, a bit darker than most. Definitely filtered, good activity in the glass and solid head and head retention.

S - Grassy and earthy first, Cat piss without any citrus component to add. If 3.0 is "average" I'm being generous here...

T - Like sipping tree bark without any IPA citrus to add.

M - Very clean, Crisp, and pleasantly bitter, but not overly bitter. If there were any more flavor in this beer, the mouthfeel would be great.

O - I'm SOLD on fresh SIMTRA & Hop Shortage. Knee Deep really knows how to brew top notch Triple IPAs without a doubt. GOD DAMN, after gems like those, I've no clue why they've let this beer out in a bottle to represent their art. I had 5 different home brew IPAs from generous campers at Boonville recently, that just blow this one out of the water. In the realm of today's IPA offerings, I'm assuming that I won't revisit this one.

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Into a half liter glass. Poured three fingers of head on a clear, dark amber colored body with lots of bubbles.
The aroma is incredible. Lots of bright grapefruit and Meyer lemons.
The taste from start to finish has a solid dry bitterness. It has a little pine and grapefruit. Really dry though.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
This is an IPA straight up without any apologies.

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Batch No.: 138 from Knee Deep Brewing Company
3.84 out of 5 based on 199 ratings.
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