Sit Down Or I'll Sit You Down
Peticolas Brewing Company

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Peticolas Brewing Company
Texas, United States
Imperial IPA
Ranked #1,350
Ranked #6,458
4.11 | pDev: 12.65%
Aug 27, 2023
Sep 16, 2013
The intent is to exhibit the fresh and bright character of the hops. We dry hopped it with over a pound of hops per barrel of beer. It's gold in color and the floral ester aroma is high. The hop bitterness is high, but not at all harsh. The hop flavor is high, fresh, and lively. Yet with all of our beers, it's all about balance and this one is no exception. The malt character is fairly high and provides a tremendously full mouthfeel. Finally, the alcohol in this beer is intentionally present (and delicious).

90 IBU
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Rated: 4.97 by Tommypepe

Aug 27, 2023
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Reviewed by MutuelsMark from Kentucky

4.46/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Pours dark copper in color with a tan head. Head gives way to nice lacing. Nose is caramel/malty, Taste has strong malty caramelization. Backend is full on great bitterness!
Jan 10, 2023
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Reviewed by blakechrstn

4.65/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Absolutely phenomenal. This beer “sat me down” before I was able to. Although it looks like my pee after eating a can of pickled beets, I love the appearance. Hard clean and crispy. Great beer.
Sep 08, 2021
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

2.71/5  rDev -34.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
Drank this in August 2020 out on the high side of the Pitt Dam. Looked like a nice clear day compared to August 2021 smoke fest (fires).

Pours a seriously amber and viscous liquid. Thiccc. 2/3" off white head. The color is ugly, the head and retention are impressive. This mixed bag is about as good as this beer gets unfortunately. The aroma is lacking especially for a beer that they claim was meant to show. Somewhat interesting in this day and age they won't tell you what hops. Smells bitter and caramel.

Taste is just a throwback beer. All bitterness, little hop flavor. Lots of caramel notes. Its like those jokes about triple ipas becoming barleywines. The mouth feel is all caramel and bitterness. I couldn't even guess what hop is here, even Simcoe has a more dry bittering, C hops have grapefruit or pine, this was just like copper caramel all day.

I dig the backstory to the beer, but every hoppy beer I've had from this brewery didn't work for me. I like their other stuf though. Weird for a hophead and grower to write that, but maybe I have higher expectations.
Aug 24, 2021
Rated: 4 by Pro_Magnon from Texas

Feb 14, 2020
Rated: 3.73 by Curt3 from Ohio

Jan 08, 2020
Rated: 4.35 by acashk from Texas

Dec 27, 2019
Rated: 3.77 by kds2437 from Texas

Feb 08, 2019
Rated: 4.1 by dafla67 from Pennsylvania

Jan 18, 2019
Rated: 4.07 by Luckydog91 from Texas

Nov 09, 2018
Rated: 4.28 by Daveshek28 from Pennsylvania

Sep 13, 2018
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Reviewed by Thankin_Hank from Texas

4.04/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Looks great for a DIPA with a thick and lasting head. Hop aroma is not as strong as most DIPAs I’ve been drinking lately. Neither is it as sweet tasting but taste is good. It’s easy drinking, goes down smooth and creamy and has a slight bitterness on the back end. Overall a good beer.
Jul 24, 2018
Rated: 3.83 by ckeegan04 from Texas

Jul 24, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by oline73 from Maryland

Mar 30, 2018
Rated: 3.71 by hokie_rob from Texas

Feb 11, 2018
Rated: 4.41 by Dwreck from Texas

Jan 27, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by jeff1973 from California

Dec 07, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by uncleotis from Illinois

Nov 15, 2017
Rated: 4.04 by JPS10 from Texas

Nov 05, 2017
Rated: 3.98 by Kuges from Texas

Sep 12, 2017
Sit Down Or I'll Sit You Down from Peticolas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 119 ratings