Sock Knocker | Coronado Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81.3%
Liked This Beer
3.92 w/ 396 ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Coronado Brewing Company
California, United States
coronadobrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by UCLABrewN84 on 08-14-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,352
Reviews:
55
Ratings:
396
Liked:
322
Avg:
3.92/5
pDev:
9.18%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
87
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 396 |  Reviews: 55
Photo of Irish57
4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of milwaukee512
4.65/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is an excellent beer. Looks and smells great, and the flavor matches the citrus and floral hop notes from the smell perfectly. Just the right amount of carbonation and lightness to make this an easy to drink beer, for a DIPA. Best Coronado product I've tried.

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Photo of Gatordaddy
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rankandfile
3.17/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of northof60hops
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jhlosito75
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hit728
3.47/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AFchino
3.38/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ThisWangsChung
3.2/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle into a teku.

Appearance: Pours a light golden amber color with a bit of haze. The head is two fingers high and white in shade. Retention is okay, if not incredible - what is incredible is the amount of lacing that sticks to the glass. (3.5)

Smell: Even compared to other IPAs, a ton of grapefruit pops on the nose. The malt backbone is rather healthy - unlike other DIPAs, though, I get notes of table sugar and white bread instead of caramel and toffee. After a while, some of the latter malt notes do appear, as well as some weed, flowers, and pine. This is pretty interesting, I must say - it's more of an old-school west coast IPA rather than a new-school tropical fruit monster, and it works. (3.5)

Taste: This is a pretty dank brew. It starts off with a combination of sweet caramel malt (nose threw me for a bit of a loop...) and herbal hops, before gaining a bit of grapefruit on the back end. I'm disappointed it doesn't evolve much past those aforementioned qualities. It's a standard-tasting DIPA, for better or worse. (3)

Mouthfeel: Relatively full-bodied and sweet on the palate, but it's a DIPA. I definitely think it could be drier by the style's standards, though. Carbonation is a tad low, letting the syrupy body shine through. (3)

Overall: In terms of scratching the DIPA itch, it gets the job done well enough. The problem is, there are MANY others out there that scratch the itch a lot better. Worth getting a single bottle to try out, if nothing else. (3.25)

3.2/5: My socks are not knocked off

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Photo of ralerwen
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of flyersfan900
3.81/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tvghost
3.33/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ghrymm
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I liked this one,lots of hops a nice citrus hit maybe a bit to much malt but i enjoyed it.

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Photo of crow
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BraveMountie
4.03/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of 57md
3.97/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark straw in color. The nose is citrusy and hoppy. The flavor follows the nose pretty much. There is a pleasantly bitter finish that makes for a great ending.

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Photo of RblWthACoz
3.81/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Eh. Lacks punch. Lacks excitement. Kind of a malty and piney glob. Boring. Way too many awesome beers out there to be wasting your time on stuff like this.

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Photo of lochef81
4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NateMac13
4.29/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ZRT
2.3/5  rDev -41.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Good smell, a bit to malty.

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Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Tasted from a 12 ounce bottle on May 30, 2015.

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Photo of EmptyPockets
4.08/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Zaphog
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of davet100
4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Celtics76
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sock Knocker from Coronado Brewing Company
Beer rating: 81.3% out of 100 with 396 ratings
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