Double Simcoe IPA | Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

3,238 Ratings
Double Simcoe IPADouble Simcoe IPA

Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States

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.

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4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of WMEugene
3.95/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours a dark orange/amber color with very little head and ok lacing.

S - Strong hops smell (pine, citrus) some light fruit and malt notes. Not quite as intense as I expect in a DIPA - a little too mild.

T - Nice blend of hops flavors, I can pick up both pine and citrus. Very hop-forward. There are also some caramel malt flavors, but this beer belongs to the hops.

M - Medium bodied, good carbonation levels, a bit oily in the mouth. Not too bitter and the alcohol is hardly noticeable in the finish.

O - I enjoyed the Double Simcoe and found it to be a quality DIPA. Its not the best in terms of appearance and smell, but it is a tasty brew that will satisfy any DIPA cravings.

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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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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -38.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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5/5  rDev +22.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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5/5  rDev +22.5%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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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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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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Photo of steelerguy
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Dark amber, large tan head that stays around for awhile before fading to a healthy covering and leaves a lot of lacing. Carbonation is low (growler, so you never know) but that is to style.

S - Sweet fruit hop aroma along with some caramel malt and a touch of biscuit malt.

T - A surprising nice malt backbone, although the hops come on early and strong you don't get a sense that this is DIPA until the bitter finish. The hops flavors are of tropical fruit and quite good, but I would not mind a little more complexity from the hop profile. Finishes strong and you get a nice hop bitterness and some boozy alcohol.

M - This is where you can definitely tell you are not dealing with an IPA here, nice full body, even a bit of a creamy feel. Ends with some warmth from that alcohol.

O - Very solid DIPA and nice in that it isn't just a big citrus hop bomb. That being said, I wouldn't mind a little Cascade or Centennial in there to add some complexity. Very good though and will enjoy again.

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3.86/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a beautiful hazy dark copper with a nice one-finger off white head. Immediate resolution into some nice lacing.

S: Fairly mild. Grapefruit and a bit of vanilla with some citrus undertones.

T: Quite complex and balanced, especially for a one hop beer. Hits the palate with grapefruit, berries, and a solid earthiness. Hop oils and vanilla undertones last throughout and finish off every sip. One of the earthiest IPAs I've ever had.

M: Very full-bodied, but with quite a bit of compensation in the form of excess carbonation. But I think everything's overcarbonated (disclaimer). Finishes clean and crisp. Alcohol and earthiness lingers.

O: A great winter warmer DIPA, complex and demanding. Not a session drinker. A little redemption for the East Coast in the eyes of a now Coloradan hophead.

Note: That bottle needs a serious makeover - it looks like this beer was brewed by Costco.

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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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