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RATINGS: 243   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 102   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Part of the MEPS series. An American Double India Pale Ale that packs a punch when it comes to hops. The aroma and flavors will give you citrus and pine with a slight malt sweetness that finishes dry.
Malts – a blend of Canadian, German, Chile and United Kingdom malts
Hops – Cascade, Citra, Columbus, Magnum and Hersbrucker

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (9041) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 18, 2013
Orange and west coast flavour. Great hop aroma. The 102 IBU is an assault, yet good malting with caramel that makes this very smooth and drinkable. Mike’s bottle from SF.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cory (350) - , California, USA - FEB 13, 2013
SF Beer Week event on Draft. Appearance is a clear and visible carbonation. Aroma is hoppy with sour fresh grass. The bitter taste is well balanced with some toasted malts notes. Great beer but the bottle conditioned version was better honestly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joeneugs (3554) - Livermore, California, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Tasted on cask at the 2013 SF beer week opening celebration. It pours a rather dark orange color with a bubbly orange head. The aroma is very peachy with some notes of caramel. The flavor is piney, grassy and very bitter. Almost inky in the finish. Just ok. I’ll have to try the regular version some time.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
AWISLguy (1468) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Bomber shared with ck1, thanks bro! Pours a cloudy orange brown with a white head. Aroma has simple syrup, caramel, fruit. Taste is of orange juice and caramel. And not a particularly well mixed blend. Perhaps it was old?

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kroney (160) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 6, 2013
Dark orange/amber pour, with a minimal head. All hops in the aroma - citrus, pine, tropical fruit. Flavor is outstanding, with more of a grapefruit/pine hop flavor that finishes nice and dry, but... Palate is a little sticky for my taste. Overall, another outstanding beer from Knee Deep.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (1414) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JAN 31, 2013
Almost a finger of head with a copper body. The aroma is mostly grapefruit with a lemon injection. The taste is a bold bitterness beginning to end. A honey sweetness playing in and out keeping a good balance overall. A crisp texture with moderate carbonation and medium body. A good DIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Wegro (331) - Fresno, California, USA - JAN 29, 2013
what a fun beer. Super hoppy through and through. Resinous hop aroma. resinous hop flavor, big fat bitter lingering finish. sweetness is moderate, malt is subdued, huge hop flavor, a little citrusy and tropical, and a big bold lingering finish. and the label is funny, too! cmon, it’s a mad scientist guy with a hop plant for a head. that’s gotta be worth some points.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Shred4Hops (3) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 23, 2013 does not count
Aroma of pine and citrus. Pours a rich bronze/amber color with just the right amount of off-white head. Intensely hoppy yet smooth; again apricot and citrus hops come through. Moderately sticky and astringent with a long and tasty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4268) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JAN 21, 2013
22 ounce bottle. Muted carbonated pour. Nice aroma. Bitter and hoppy. Tangerine. Some degree of floral. Pretty tasty even if lacking a bit of complexity that other Double IPAs produce.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (5974) - Indiana, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Bomber to overaized snifter (shared with the Mrs.). Looks good; a transparent burnt-orange with off-white lacing. Smells solid; bitterly hoppy, malty, and a little boozy. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. Good, but a little hot.

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