Hop-Trio | Knee Deep Brewing Company

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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): 11.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Also known as Hoparillo

Triple IPA brewed and dry hopped with large amounts of Citra, Mosaic and Amarillo hops that delivers exploding tropical fruit and citrus aromas and flavor. Intense hop aromas that are sure to stimulate your olfactory receptors.

Added by KevT on 07-02-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
572
Reviews:
88
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
8.02%
 
 
Wants:
53
Gots:
172
For Trade:
3
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Photo of chicagoish
4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NonicPanic
3.75/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WoodBrew
3.95/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I bought a mixed 6pck from the beer store around the corner. It poured a hazy orangish with thin white head that left some lacing. The scent had hints citrus peel spice. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink for a triple ipa. The malt helped keep the bitterness in check. Mostly tropical fruit present. The mouthfeel was fuller in body with good carbonation. Overall it's a decent beer.

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Photo of Blackop555
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours reddish orange. Thick, medium, white head that lasts a while with lacing.

Smells citrus, doughy malt, light tropical, pine and earthy.

Tastes citrus, orange, bitter. Balanced well with doughy malt and honey. Hints of earthiness and pepper. Finish is dry with a citrus peel linger that lasts a while. Full body and creamy medium carbonation.

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Photo of gr8fulbeerhead
4.27/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheManiacalOne
4.21/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of danasofia
4.69/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a tulip glass.

Look - Burnt deep gold, with an ombre of amber to wheaty gold toward the bottom of the glass. Two finger head from a hard pour, which dissipates to an almost full-surface lacing with a slid ring of head around the glass walls.

Smell - Brilliantly fruity and malty sweet on the blonde side of things, crisp and faintly piney, nice balance of citrus and tropical fruit.

Taste - Follows the nose, but with more malt presence as it warms, basically shifts from fruity hoppiness and bitterness to lighter fruit with more faint caramel and honey malt flavors. A bit boozy from the high ABV, but not unpleasantly so.

Feel - Incredibly dry for a triple IPA (or any IPA, really), this definitely lightens the whole beer, cutting down on dank bitterness and resiny linger so that the hop flavors shine while keeping them full enough to balance the beer perfectly.

Overall -

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Photo of DeaconWhite82
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

For a triple IPA it has a great taste and finish. Aroma is very nice. Nice lacing. Many triple ipa's have a strong alcohol flavor, this beer does not. Gives you you that numbing of teeth and gums. I will be going back for seconds.

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Photo of chefbigjon
4.08/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lawl3ss
3.88/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Honeybourne
4.33/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of beerthulhu
4.27/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

-spiegelau ipa glass.

A: Dense, bright pumpkin orange glow is filled with a dense and lively state of carbonation. Frumpy, chalk white head is one inch standing, foamy, and holds very well. Nice haziness within, moderate lasting lacing on vessel.

S: Fresh pineapple and mangoes with grapefruit juice of a generous nature. Fruity, tropical notes with orange and peach juices being fresh and wet with a nice level of awareness.

T: Flavor was fruity orange and tropical notes of pineapple that was sharp and wet in taste, followed by a beautiful flowery hopping of pine. Freshly toasted caramelized malt provides a sturdy backbone and dryness, as well some sweet appeal to balance the hops. Grapefruit peel and orange sweetness moves in with a finish of citrus and spicy herbal peppery hops.

M: Medium body, heavy cream texture, with a good rate of carbonation. Warming glow of orange-alcohol.

O: Fruity tropical hops meets a flowery bitterness for balance and check with some peppery herbal notes on the finish. Nice complexity and high hop bitterness, tasty and very drinkable. Another hop bomb winner from knee deep that shouldn't be passed over.

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Photo of Mbbc
4.05/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

If you love hops this is the beer for you.

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Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wizzle32
4.23/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hozersr
4.06/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wheels2532
4.12/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Uconnelmo
3.94/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Skrumpy
4.49/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer is about as good as it gets for the world of IPAs. Dark amber with an orange cream head. Solid retention and plenty of lacing on the glass. The aroma is tropical fruit, ripe melon, floral and citrus notes. Caramel malt and orange blossom honey. Syrupy but in a good way - nectar. Pure, sweet nectar. Smooth for the higher ABV. What more can I say? Amazing beer this one.

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Photo of jhlosito75
4.24/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jaxon53
4.11/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kavinci
4.14/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JCarson410
4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Roybert
3.88/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BdM
4.08/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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