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RATINGS: 286   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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In 750ml corked íní caged bottles this will be and unfiltered, fully bottle conditioned version of the super popular Double Simcoe. Expect Cask taste in a bottle, with more pronounced hoppy flavor and aroma due to being unfiltered. Also, carbonation will be a bit higher as is usual in our cork n cage series in keeping with tradition. It all comes together to form a uniquely great experience for hopheads.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LilBeerDoctor (3370) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2009
Bottle at PPRBSG09. Pours a cloudy orange with a thick white head. Aroma of grassy, sweaty hops. Flavor of sweet malt, grassy and sweaty hops, with a resiny hops finish. Hmm, this tastes pretty much exactly the same as the original, if Iím remembering it correctly...still very tasty! 7/4/8/4/15 (3.8/5)

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jblendy (519) - Hawthorne, New Jersey, USA - JUN 4, 2009
Pours deep cloudy amber with a a large, fluffy tan head. Strong, thick and resiny aroma, along with mango, slight citrus, bread, and even some bubblegum. Flavor is slightly more muted than the aroma, with the exception of resiny bitterness. Definite touch of piny rosemary, and a weird but pleasant touch of peaches and cream towards the finish. Palate is full and creamy, while holding some good piny bitterness, and just a bit of warming alcohol.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GMCC2181 (1495) - Newark, Delaware, USA - JUN 3, 2009
Bottle picked up at SL. Caged and corked. Nice pop off the top... Dark orange in color, really nice fluffy white head. Good aroma of simcoe hops and alcohol. Taste is lots of bitter simcoe hops with a slight alcohol taste. Carbonation level is normal. Over a nice DIPA but not much different then the regular double simcoe...

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hophead22 (2880) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - JUN 3, 2009
750ml bottle from Swolf3, thanks Wolf. Super hazy dark red color, very cool looking. Juicy, citrusy, mouth watering aroma, very pleasant. Flavor wasnít quite up to the level of the aroma, but it was still very good. Nice hop presence with a caramally maltiness as well.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JAXSON (524) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 1, 2009
750ml bottle. Pours a clear deep amber with an enormous head that never stops rising. Big fresh, zesty woodsy hops on the nose. Nice and bright. Artfully balanced in the mouth. Subtle toasted caramel malts and a huge, juicy citrusy hop burst. Only negative quality is the somewhat astringent rubbing-alcohol whiff thatís caught somewhere in there. Good job!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocLock (7502) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 1, 2009
Bottle from Ronís. Pours turbid orangy rubyish with huge, 3-finger off-white head and floaties. Nose is mangoey, tangerine, caramel malt, hops, not as female gymnast feety as regular DS, but with more mangoey notes. Tastes rich, very complex, with caramel malt, a hefty hop bill, and a hefty tropical bill, with mango,melon, canteloupe, and strawberry notes in the tongue, and a flavor that increases with complexity as it warms. Very, very good, but I like the female feety excellence of the regular version a tenth of a point better.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
notalush (4640) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 31, 2009
I believe that thanks go to yobdoog for bringing this to Peterís NY gathering - first of all, I have to say that this beer is delicious - however, I seem to remember the original draft version of this beer being unfiltered, and equally tasty - I like to tick as much as the next guy from time to time, but does this really justify a new rating? - I suppose that isnít a question for me to ask - but you canít argue with the tastiness - loads of citrus, peach and tangerine - earthy simcoe bitterness, like cramming whole hop cones in your mouth - new beer or not, this bottle is damn good.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
j12601 (6585) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 31, 2009
Bottle at PilsnerPeterís Spring Gathering. Pours a hazy brown with a medium beige head. Pineapple, and citrus on the nose. Medium bodied, malty and with a light citrus tone. Touch hot, but with a nice big quinine and grapefruit finish. Rather good.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BillKismet (3295) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 31, 2009
Hazy tangerine-amber with a fluffy beige head. Passion fruity aroma quickly deteriorates into an intensely catty/cat box reaking. While I enjoy simcoe in moderate quantities or as part of a hop medley, it seems like the higher quantities have a tendency to exude this cat box rancidness. Flavor is again cat boxy with pinches of grapefruit and residual sugar on the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bitbucket (2159) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - MAY 31, 2009
750, corked and baled. Thanks, BVC! Pours cloudy orange amber with a lacy off-white head. Aroma of citrus and toffee, and a little catty. Medium body and light carbonation. This beer has a big malty backbone, maybe too big? Sweet taste of caramel and pine.


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