Double Simcoe IPA | Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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3,238 Ratings
Double Simcoe IPADouble Simcoe IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
weyerbacher.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed using 100% Simcoe(R) Hops, a west coast hop variety created in 2000 by Select Botanicals, Inc.

Added by yen157 on 05-05-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,238
Reviews:
1,364
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
11.27%
 
 
Wants:
181
Gots:
440
For Trade:
6
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1/5  rDev -75.5%

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1/5  rDev -75.5%

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1.16/5  rDev -71.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Like drinking toffee/bread/ass with little so so hops. Way too malty.

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1.5/5  rDev -63.2%

Photo of crnipeter
1.56/5  rDev -61.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1

Pours murky reddish coppery with quarter of an inch thin beige head that dissipates.

Nose is a bit rough exhibiting depressed apricot-like and woodsy hops being overshadowed by
dominant ALCOHOL which is inexcusable for a brew with copious dry hopage, indicated by murky appearance. The fruity aspect of the forementioned apricot is nicely supplemented by excessive caramel malt character, though. Flavor of the medium bodied beer with hot burning alcohol taking the center stage more or less imitates the aroma . Bitterness is not overly harsh and lasts into aftertaste.

The review of this alky IIPA imitation is short as was the drinking experience interrupted only by drain pour. I understand the beer might be old with diminished hop-qualities but the obnoxious alcohol revealing poor brewing skills cannot be ignored (330 ml into tulip, no Bottling date (what else)).

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2/5  rDev -51%

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2/5  rDev -51%

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2/5  rDev -51%

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2/5  rDev -51%

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2/5  rDev -51%

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2/5  rDev -51%

Photo of ZRT
2.11/5  rDev -48.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Over malted, poor IPA lacking the hop taste of an IPA.

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Photo of Cobrito
2.15/5  rDev -47.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A--Cloudy, unusually dark amber. Already unorthodox for the style. Will it be a good or a bad thing?

S--Fine, but blast of simcoe as one would expect is not forthcoming.

T--A sweet malt and fruit bomb. How can they call these things IPAs?

M--Malt milkshake. No thank you.

O--Should be a testament to the complexities of Simcoe. Instead it's a fruit bomb. Down the drain it went, little lamented.

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2.2/5  rDev -46.1%

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2.25/5  rDev -44.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -44.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -44.9%

Photo of jjanega08
2.45/5  rDev -40%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

A= pours a hazy deep amber color. Pushing what I would call brown. The head is minimal just a thin skin on top of the beer. No lacing is there and there isn't even much retention on the skin of a head. Somewhat dissapointing.

S= Piney hops. Not nearly as pungent as most IPAs I stick my nose into. I get a little citrus but other than a little hops there isn't much to smell from this beer.

T= The taste is different I guess. Still not impressed with this beer. Tastes hoppy sure but there is also a little bit of a glass taste to it. I would describe it as a minerally taste I guess. The hops that are highlighted aren't the best tasting hops in my opinion. Sort of old tasting. Bitter and piney but not nearly juicy and fresh enough tasting. Minerally as hell.

M= Low carbonation. really low carbonation. Slick and coating. Not bad at all I actually prefer a lower carbed IPA.

D= Not that great. Taste and smell aren't very good. Not a great beer and I'm not sure why it recieves so much praise.

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2.48/5  rDev -39.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Maybe these means I don't like simcoe hops?

Perhaps now I understand why they blend hops.

I just wasn't feeling this one. Nothing pleasant about. Tastes like a rookie brew, but I'm guessing that's a result of the simcoe.

I taste dead flowers, a little malt, nothing bright or fresh here.

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2.5/5  rDev -38.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -38.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -38.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -38.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -38.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -38.7%

took me to a cough syrupy place.

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Double Simcoe IPA from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
4.08 out of 5 based on 3,238 ratings.
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