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RATINGS: 1553   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Fast on the heels of our fantasticly reformulated Hops Infusion, our brewers have picked up the gauntlet and brewed a Double IPA using exclusively Simcoe(R) Hops! This west coast Hops was created in 2000 by Select Botanicals, Inc. and carries a fantastic flavor profile abounding with citrusy-grapefruit, piney, resiny notes that pushes this Double IPA over the top. 9.0% ABV in the brew gives it a nice malt foundation as well. Draft and bottles, 12 oz. in PA, 22 oz. out of state (as we have no 6-packs),


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gorbalev (2911) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 27, 2006
Bottle shared with the regular crew plus MDS at Greg’s, Harry’s bottle. Very strong hop aroma with a ton of malt - lots and lots of hops. Based on this aroma along I have come to the conclusion that Simcoe hops = good. Taste - wow, so much malt! Mixes so well with the hops - easily one of the most balanced double IPA’s I have ever tried. And I love this hop. Great job guys.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tjthresh (1865) - Greenfield, Indiana, USA - AUG 27, 2006
A 12 ounce bottle recieved form BBB63. Poured amber orange with a thick tan head. Very murky. Didn’t leave any lace, but the head clings to the side nicely. The aroma is 95% citrus rinds. The rest is pine, resin, and a bit of malt. Spectacular flavor. Candy sweet with ass loads of bitter Simcoe goodness. Medium body, and a oily film left behind on the tongue. Top notch for sure.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GregClow (2857) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 27, 2006
Bottle shared with blankboy, HogTownHarry, jerc, tupalev & mds - courtesy of HogTownHarry. Reddish-amber with a moderate sized head. Aroma of herbal tea, spruce, caramel and brown sugar. Flavour of nice, fresh hops - more tea and spruce notes - with a faint background sweetness and a lingering dry finish. Loving it!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enniskillen (2029) - Salinas, California, USA - AUG 27, 2006
Very fruity oriented hop aroma with dried fruit and a bit of citrus. Hoppy taste with caramel and fruit along with noticable alcohol.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bartzilla (532) - La Mesa, California, USA - AUG 26, 2006
Yum. Yum. Yum. For those that think simcoe is a delicious, fruity, beautiful hop (wait, that’s me!) then this will be right up your alley. Fragrant, smooth and slightly hot. This hit the mouth running with the smooth simcoe flavors then give you a little kick in the pants as a parting note. Delicious. I want and need more of this right now.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Naven (1000) - Poway, California, USA - AUG 26, 2006
What a great beer. Pennsylvania has some awesome breweries....Weyerbacher being one of them.......This is a glorious tribute to the simcoe hop. I friggen love the Simcoe, and this beer puts the hop front and center and provides the inexperienced beer drinker with a formal introduction to this particular hop. This is a very very good beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pinkzambia (1434) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 26, 2006
Bottle: Cloudy coper color with an off-white stiff head. It has a marvelous hop aroma of dried out junipers, butter, citrus, and dry pine needles. The flavor is a virtual assault on the tastebuds as it bounces back and forth, almost simultaneously, between sweet and bitter, sweet and bitter. It has almost a candy syrup sense that fills up your nasal passageways. It leaves a great prolonged bitterness in your mouth. I like it a lot because of its uniqueness and creativity for the style. Thanks Indiana_Red for the serious hook up!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BuckeyeBoy (2633) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 26, 2006
12 oz Bottle Cloudy amber Topped off with a GREAT thick off white head. the aroma is GREAT I can’t even say WOW. A sweet and bitter. Thanks Indiana_Red

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jeffin7 (612) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - AUG 25, 2006
Pours dark redish amber with a fluffy white head that sticks around. Aroma is of peach, pineapple, grapefruit, some pine needles, and sweet vanilla cakey maltiness, sort of like pineapple upside down cake. Flavor is peach and pineapple with some pine coming in the finish backed fully by gingerbread, some honey, and a touch of malt syrup. Excellent balance in the front. Bitterness slowly rises in the finish and aftertaste to become very full but not unpleasent. Full body witha smooth palate.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sheatripper (863) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 25, 2006
Bomber. Poured a cloudy deep orange. Thick head mostly diminishing, leaving spots and bands of lacing. Deep citrus hop aroma, with traces of pineapple or mango, wood, burnt sugar, roast malt and some mild cheesy yeast. Great hop blast on the first sip, zesty citrus and pine, balanced very well against sweet toasty malt. Alcohol fairly well hidden, just a bit of smokiness noticeable. Medium slightly oily palate, with fine carbonation. Nice lingering piney/orange-rind hop bitterness on the finish. Pretty impressive 2IPA.


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