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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   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?


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hoptagon (239) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Bomber bottled on 03.01.13. Pours a bright gold color with a lingering white head. Aroma is powerful with lots of grapefruit and floral citrus notes. Nice bitterness to mask the high alcohol content. Large amount of caramel malt, but it does not get cloying or overly sweet. Dry alcohol heat is present in the background, but does not become distracting. High carbonation and a resinous palate. Not the best I have ever tried, but a really decent effort overall at a big IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (15503) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 19, 2013
Draft @ 13th Bistro Double IPA Festival, Hayward, CA. Pours a golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus and grapefruit aroma. Fruity malty very hoppy bitter citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ericwill99 (34) - Texas, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Poured out of a bomber, and shared with friends. Surprisingly light in color and strong in flavor. Good body and aroma. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
iowaherkeye (2686) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - MAR 16, 2013
$9.99 bomber bottled 2/15/13 from OB Quik Stop yesterday. Clear yellow amber with a small off-white head, fading to a thick ring rather quickly, but the ring stayed a while. Dominant pine and floral hops up front in with spicy woody hops behind. A pretty good dose of sweet caramel malt backing a light dry alcohol burn. Less pine and more floral notes as it warmed. Flavor still has a lot of caramel malt, almost bordering on me thinking it’s got diacetyl, but it doesn’t. Actually doesn’t get too sweet at any point though, thanks to the high ABV. Dry finish, moderate alcohol--more the flavor than the burn--, bitterness peaked at an 8. Got a nice fruity dry hop note as it warmed.Low carbonation with a medium full body. Better than I expected, as I’m not a big fan of Chinook, but I like Simtra better.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
matthewjk (857) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2013
1st try from Knee Deep (Whole Foods Pic) - 220z bomb’er to suitable glass. Super piney and grapefruit assault! You know what? I don’t think I’ve encountered a brew that can hide 11.3% ABV any better! By damn, this thing will knock you out faster than Mike Tyson if you are not careful. More than respectable DIPA that deserves a taste.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
whicheck (81) - California, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Nice clean smell. Hops up front are very strong which I like and expect from knee deep.. clean good hopiness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kennydiaz (352) - staten island, New York, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Pours a clear golden color. Very bit hop taste with hints of grapefruit. A little strong on the alcohol tatse ordered via ups beverages4less.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
timc100 (314) - Park Ridge, Illinois, USA - FEB 28, 2013
Wow this is bitter! Incredibly resinous, biting bitter grapefruit oil, and sharp pine smack you in the face. There is a underlying medley of tart pineapple and mango. Aroma is stanky, danky, astringent pineapple, grapefruit peel and pine. A perfect looking unfiltered pale ale - opaque tangerine orange with a high alc looking large bubble white foam head. Feels refreshing, medium body. Overall this is a fantastic, bitter bomb of a 'triple' IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mychipsareahoy (3) - Alabama, USA - FEB 26, 2013 does not count
Nice and somewhat fruity smell, I'm slowly working my way into the IPA world, and this was a great welcome. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gorditoabd (615) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Bomber from Bev4less. Pours straw golden color with a thin foam head that laces middlingly. Aromas are grainy and grassy of malt... There’s almost a skunkyness to it, but not bad. Taste is full on sweet malt, with hints of brown sugar, roasty barley, and an undertone of something like cinnamon, it’s good and balanced, heavily bitter. Still, there’s something a little off. The ABV is well concealed, and the beer is nice enough.., just something not quite convincing enough to make it "great". Very good nonetheless.


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