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Knee Deep Hop Shortage Triple IPA

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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 133   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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The cousin of Simtra, but brewed with only Centennial and Chinook hops. Need we say more?


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
tgncc (2899) - Bellmore, New York, USA - NOV 24, 2014
The aroma is caramel, hop forward, citrus. The appearance is amber white head. The flavor is caramel, citrus, pine. The finish is citrus, pine, strong and enduring, and astringent. Medium/thick to thick in body. Excellent.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
HomerBeerOdysy (39) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 18, 2014
APPEARANCE - Clear orange with 1-finger head that dissipates. Light lacing. AROMA/SCENT - Hoppy, piney. Not sweet. TASTE - Hoppy, dry, ABV well-hidden. MOUTHFEEL/PALATE/TEXTURE - Pleasant, dry, a bit of carbonation. VALUE - Reasonable. OVERALL/DRINKABILITY - Great beer, almost chuggable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
trapped (903) - New York City, TURKEY - OCT 29, 2014
Draught. Clear rich yellow with small,white foamy head, floral hops aroma, low carbonation, very smooth lavender-like flavor. long finish. Nice brew

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IrishBoy (3888) - Bakersfield, California, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Draft at Imbibe wine. Nose is mango and orange caramel candies. Lightly hazy gold with a medium off white head. Flavor is light sweetness and contrasting bitterness over the malty background.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (4097) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Location: 22 oz bottle from Buy Rite, 10/5/14

Aroma: The nose is resin/weed hops, some grapefruit as well, and some sweet caramel malts
Appearance: It pours a deep orange color with a small, bubbly off-white head and medium lace
Flavor: Tastes more grapefruit than resin, and sweet malt, hop bitterness is less strong than expected
Palate: It is fairly full bodied, has a stickiness to it, a little heat, and a somewhat dry finish
Overall Impression: I thought this was a solid IIPA, but not a great one. Tasted a little faded, Iím not sure how old this bottle was (purchased less than a week ago), but this one didnít seem extremely fresh. It is still pretty bitter, but I was expecting over-the-top / in-your-face hops. Still solid, but it sounded better than it tasted. Edit: The bitterness and booze come out as it warms to room temperature. Doesnít change my score. Thereís still something missing that keeps me from going onto the Higher 3s - Low 4s range.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (5104) - Utah, USA - OCT 8, 2014
22oz bottle picked up at BevMo
Pours slightly hazy brown/golden with a medium sized beige head, good lacing. Aroma is malty and pine resin. Taste is sweet, caramel, malty and pine resin
I would say this is old, but the bottle date is 6/03/14 (4 months). Not a fan of this one. But I am a fan of Knee Deep beers, most are solid and hoppy.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
lightbias (164) - USA - SEP 25, 2014
A hazy orange beer with off-white foam. Pine and citrus with caramel accents. The body is more of a medium and the carbonation is just right. Definitely not the full review. Oh no...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (6090) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 30, 2014
"Agreed. Big pine, herbal and citrus notes in the flavor and aroma. Medium to full bodied as a little sticky. More than adequately bitter. Good stuff fresh..."

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zymurgeist2 (1114) - Redwood City, California, USA - AUG 26, 2014
From bomber to tulip. Have tried this a couple of times and I donít think this holds up to their other beers. A little too much on the maltiness, syrupy, and bitterness. Of course that is expected from a triple, but it could still balance better. Lots of pine and resin is nice.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SuperTiti33 (612) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 26, 2014
Knee Deep Brewing Co.11.3%. Fait pas son %. Cochon. Forte amertume. Sèche en finale. Caramel. Pêche. Pamplemousse. Tire. Liquoreux. Très amère.


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