Double Simcoe IPA | Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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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:
3,237
Reviews:
1,363
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
11.27%
 
 
Wants:
181
Gots:
440
For Trade:
6
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,237 |  Reviews: 1,363
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3/5  rDev -26.5%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of mkotsayfan
3.66/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a New Belgium globe. Pours a deep dark muddy orange with a finger of head. The aroma has a lot of breaded malts and caramel with a touch of some hops. The piney hops show up much more in the taste, and the malts balance it out nicely. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with good carbonation, along with a oily slickness to it.

A decent to solid beer from Weyerbacher, but nothing that will actively make me seek it out.

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of thedoubler55
4.33/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: A nice cloudy amber, with about a finger of off white head at the top, that leaves a nice lacing around the glass.

S: Rich earthy, a smell of fresh grapefruit and peaches, very floral.

T: A fantastic taste for DIPA, excatly like the nose with a lot of earthiness and grapefruit and sweet fruits the hops are well balanced.

M: Mid carbonation, well balanced, medium bodied.

Overall: A great DIPA, I loved it right from the first sip, well balanced and great tasting.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of dbrauneis
4.15/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours slightly hazy and copper brown in color with a finger's tall light beige head. The head retention was excellent and there was lots of lacing on the glass.
S: Hints of citrus hops with distinct aromas of grapefruit and tangerine coupled with some piney hops as well.
T: This beer is a pleasant assault of hops on the palette - some amount of bitterness but not too much. In addition to the citrus flavors, there is also a sweetness as if from caramel malts.
M: Medium bodied with a little dryness in the finish.
O: This is a very enjoyable beer and likely one I will purchase again... not a beer that you could enjoy multiple of in an evening as it is very intense with flavor. The alcohol is very well hidden in this beer so I'm sure that it could really sneak up on you.

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5/5  rDev +22.5%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of legalpete19340
4.33/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Came a nice copper color with noticeable head. Stuck to the glass and laced like a champ.

S: Very nice: tangerines, grapefruit and some toasty notes in the back. A second attack at it bring out floral and slight herbal notes including a little oak.

T: Hop monster and so good: the grapefruit and tangerines jump out and hammer all the way through. There is a spiciness too, herbal notes with some pepper. But this is all hops and there is a little forest floor going on in the back. I get flavors of oak and cedar. Malts must be there because this is somehow not a lop-sided beer.

M: Solid and matches the beer well. Full and lush.

O: Very good beer. A nice hop bomb. The bitterness was all herbal and peppery to me. Well put together and very drinkable. i will be putting this in my fridge.

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of tlazaroff
3.92/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Lots of tropical notes coming off the aroma in this one. Mango, pineapple, maybe a hint of guava and papaya. Smells quite fresh too. Can't wait to get into it.

Appearance is a dark but mostly clear amber. It has a nice light tan head that is quite foamy (little bubbles) on top. Lacing is nice.

The malty character of this beer stands out nicely, even though it's an IPA. The hop profile is present, but I am guessing they were mostly late edition hops because the beer is somewhat sweet too. I get toasty caramel flavors from the malt, which hold up those tropical fruit flavors from the hops very well. Quite delicious.

Full bodied, of that there is no doubt, but finishes somewhat dry. Carbonation is on the moderate side, leaning towards low.

Drinkability is decent for a 9% ABV beverage, but I like to enjoy my IPAs and will take my time with this.

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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3/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of ThePorterSorter
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Alto cincos

Appearance:
Slightly hazy dark amber with a thin halo of a head. There is decent lacing.

Smell:
Banging simcoe hops, very citrusy and sweet with a touch of alcohol. Yum.

Taste:
Juicy pineapple hops that don't fade mixed with potent alcohol and great sweetness. There isn't a blemish on this beer, everything is balanced:

Mouthfeel:
Very juicy with a bitter aftertaste. There is a very nice fruitiness from the hops and just the right amount of sweetness.

Overall:
Not sure what the price is, but based on what I've seen the bottles go for...this is a tasty dipa for the money. The aftertaste is fruity citrus, but not grapefruit rindy and the sugary sweetness is money. I've wanted to try this for awhile and glad I finally got to.

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Double Simcoe IPA from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
4.08 out of 5 based on 3,237 ratings.
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