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RATINGS: 323   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91   IBU: 131   EST. CALORIES: 338   ABV: 11.25%
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Simtra Triple IPA delivers a punch in the face with its very danky hop aroma derived from Simcoe and Citra hops. You wanted more hops you got them.


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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jstraw (1914) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 27, 2012
Lightly hazy orange with big, foamy, white head / Bright nose of weed, earth, and citrus / Medium to full body, creamy, some sweetness, big fruit matched by moderately biting hops, and fine bitter finish / Flavors of orange peel, cream, weed, fresh cut pine, candied sugar, soap, and grapefruit / A perfect double.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
robjohns71 (7) - RAMONA DR, California, USA - AUG 28, 2014 does not count
GREAT HOPPY BEER WITH ARMARILLO HOPS I GIVE IT 12 STARS!!!!!!!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
IPABevyGuy (37) - New York, USA - AUG 26, 2014
This is a big beer. Not boozy at all. Dank hop flavor dominated with citrus. Little bit of a malt body sweetness, but the hops take the stage here. Mango and tropical flavors, highly recommended.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
emacgee (4009) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Pours a very pretty and bright hazy straw blonde with a white head. Nose is very bright and lively, lots of citrus and floral notes with some leafy and ephemeral pine. A touch of alcohol and dank. Strong flavor and a bit muddled. Slightly oily hop feel in the flavor and mouth. A little bit of heat. Moderately bitter with citrus rind and pine resin.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
That1Guy (1895) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Bomber given to me by a friend for my birthday. Packaged 06/13/14 so he got it relatively fresh. Pours a very clear orange with a good white head that sticks around. I was reading the other reviews, and this is obviously not the best batch. This one is laced with diacetyl. It completely overpowers the majority of the hop character. Slick, buttery mouthfeel. Iím glad Iím not the only asshole here mentioning diacetyl. Would definitely like to try it again.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsandman (253) - New York, USA - AUG 25, 2014
On tap @ Pony Bar, seemed nice & fresh. Pours a clear orange / light amber, small white head. Aroma is orange, sweet candied fruits, pine hop, sugar, light booze, citra hop. Flavor is fairly sweet & bitter well balanced, slightly boozy on back end but really solid. Big sweet, med body, light carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5410) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 22, 2014
65cl, new exclusive American brew Anno 2012, thx alot to Secret Santa!, very complex bitter brew, bitter/fruity and slightly spicy/malty, yet not too heavy, balanced, clear, rocky head, very good brew, yet expensive!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (3645) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2014
On-tap in the Seal Beach outlet of Beachwood BBQ on 15th July 2014. Slight haze to my golden pour, the head a steady white crown. Citrus hop notes hit the nose and mouth, almost sharp flavour at first. Thought the alcohol was not hidden too well compared to other Triple IPAís or beers with similar ABV that ooze hoppiness. I did however enjoy this beer.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gnomungus (51) - - AUG 13, 2014
A remarkably dry triple ipa. A focused, piney cone of hops hits the palate with a big burst, which fades pleasantly over about a minute without a big dose of sugar to "balance" the bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OldGrowth (2649) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 13, 2014
10 oz pour at Ruckus Pizza Morrisville. Good aroma sweet. Fruity and alcohol. Citrus. Grapefruit and orange, some pine. Abv makes it harsh. Clean golden orange color. Ok head and lace. Bitter sweet flavor. Thick body oily creamy mouthfeel. Bitter sweet finish. Itís good, but for me, the high abb detracts from the overall experience. Make it a harsh scent and flavor. Itís good, but this triple ipa category gets to be s bit much.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
HomerBeerOdysy (16) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 12, 2014
APPEARANCE - Clear yellow with a 1-finger off-white head that dissipates. Some lacing SMELL/AROMA/SCENT - Piney, sweet, fresh fruit. TASTE - Nice and bitter, piney, not sweet. High ABV very well-hidden. MOUTHFEEL/PALATE/TEXTURE - smooth, soft, not syrupy. Good carbonation. OVERALL/DRINKABILITY - Good beer, as mild as a Pilsner. Definitely chuggable.


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