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Double Simcoe IPA | Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Double Simcoe IPADouble Simcoe IPA
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4.06/5
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3,245 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: Rotating

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

Added by yen157 on 05-05-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,580
Reviews:
1,364
Ratings:
3,245
pDev:
11.08%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
180
Gots:
440
Trade:
6
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4.06/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into an ommegang tulip. Dark copper with a thin white head that didn't last too long. Mostly clear with a small stream of bubbles making their way to the top.

Smell - Resiny and piney with a lot of maltiness in there as well. Not much in the way of citrus or floral notes common to double IPAs, and less hop aroma than I'd look for in the style.

Taste - First impression is of a very bitter beer with a lot of malt and caramel notes. The initial impression doesn't have much hop notes aside from bitterness. This changes as the flavors develop and it hits hard with a lot of resinous, piney and slightly earthy notes. Not much of the citrus bang associated with DIPAs, but I'm partial to piney hops. It finishes softly with some malts.

Medium-heavy body with a lot of chewiness in there. Carbonation gives it a spicy kick. Resinous hops stay with you.

Overall- a unique IPA that really hits a single note with the hops. If you like piney flavors in the hops, this is one to try. If you're going for more of a citrus/floral note, don't go with this one.

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4.75/5  rDev +17%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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1/5  rDev -75.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +17%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3/5  rDev -26.1%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.73/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Weyerbacher Brewing Co. - Double Simcoe IPA - 12fl oz bottle

Look - Pours a strange hazy caramel with a negligible fizzy head, good lacing.

Smell - Interesting sweet passion fruits and slightly bitter from the simcoe hops. Slightly boozy in the nose but generally smooth throughout. Maltier than expected.

Taste - Quite different here. Fruity but not like any others, it is defintely the passion fruits from the simcoe hops you taste here. Juicy but still bitter. Not sure this is what I am looking for. Malts are also a bit on the tall side.

Mouthfeel - Lingering grapefruit and pine is nice but the booziness overrides it quite a bit. Decent but not amazing.

Overall - Not particularly breathtaking but at least it is unique. Worth a try but not my thing, I would not purchase again.

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Double Simcoe IPA from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 3,245 ratings
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