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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 102   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Knee Deepís Hoptologist fermented with a Belgian yeast blend.

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3.9
jflopsu (1590) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Pours a clear rust orange with thick white head. A strong floral hop aroma. A strong floral hop, wheat, and grain taste. A dry and slightly bitter aftertaste.

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ansermadide (1526) - Kyle, Texas, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Hazy, bright orange in color with a fine white head, this beer has a very oily aroma of floral, herbal, slightly spicy hops that are fresh and sharp on the nose. Nomnom! A touch of bready sweetness balances things out as the light, but soft mouthfeel cozies my palate up to a dash of caramel malts. This is very effervescent, oily, herbal, sharp, and almost floral. Really, really beautiful.

2.9
Oscbert (1296) - Lincoln, California, USA - JUN 19, 2016
Citrusy grapefruit hoppy aroma with pine, yeast spiciness Pours a clear golden color with lasting white creamy head. Resinous bitter piney hops, yeasty spice. Medium full body, medium co2, lingering bitterness. It's ok. I prefer the original much better. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
John25 (1291) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Light copper, orange hues. The aroma is floral, tangerine, and sweet. Wow, great sharp taste with some funk mixed in perfectly. Dank, resinous, sticky palate with medium carbonation. The mouthfeel is the standout characteristic. Great job Knee Deep! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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mrhoppy (1288) - Santa Clara, California, USA - JUL 3, 2013
I had the Simtra Triple IPA awhile back and it was fabulous! I thought this would be the same. WRONG! Crystal clear. No sediment at all....Suck! I will never buy another BELGO again! Unless itís from Dieu de Ciel but I doubt they would even make one. If you make a beer like this it should be the best of both styles instead of the worst characteristics of each style. Some mild florals and caramel malt. The flavor is sweet and candy like with lime, citrus, caramel, florals, clove and a rather off putting phenolic and alcohol character that makes this a bit difficult to drink. Barely passable. This beer sucks!

4.5
krumbum (1109) - truckee, California, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Big hoppy smell, sharp with a yeast end. Taste like a knee deep big ipa the Belgian finish is a little over shadowed by the hops but it is still a delicious balance. It leaves the palate coated in a warm hop malt that activates as your tongue traces the surface. Knee Deep makes amazing IPA and this is no different.

3.8
daleharshman (1064) - Escondido, California, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Bomber purchased at BevMo in Escondido ($6.99). Pours a hazy golden-orange hue with one finger of white foam. AROMA of loquat, apricot, nectarine, citrus spicy hops, and white wine. FLAVOR with lots of fruit (tangerine, grapefruit, red grape, apricots, peaches), pine needles, and herbal and spicy hops, with a bit of bready malts. Nice mixture of traditional DIPA flavors with some extra interesting fruitiness from the Belgian yeast fermentation. Still finishes fairly bitter. The high ABV is fairly well concealed. A pretty good effort on a "style" that is hard to do. (28, 840)

3.9
J_man (996) - Tustin, California, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Iím starting early on IPA day!! Strong skunky, cat urine (in a good way if thatís possible) hop aroma from a crystal clear light gold body with a white head. Candied fruit and light bubblegum flavors hit first followed by sweet vanilla and caramel. The alcohol announces itself clearly but not overwhelmingly as do the flavoring hops which cling to the tongue with a light earthy/mushroomy flavor that balances nicely with the malt sweetness. The yeast does stand out as Belgian-ish and adds another nice component to this. Finishes dry and sweet with residual wood and vanilla flavors. Excellent, interesting DIPA. Happy IPA Day everyone!!

3.7
CelticBrew (912) - The Crystal Coast, North Carolina, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Pours from bomber a clear amber with a small white head that dissipates fairly quickly leaving a ring of foam and decent lacing. Aroma of Belgian yeast, citrus, pine, sweet malts, banana, pepper and cloves, spicy hops, and candied fruits. Flavour of grapefruit, lemon zest, orange zest, orange rind, clove, pepper, bubblegum, pine, floral, light honey, light banana, and yeast earthiness. Good amount of pine bitterness on the finish. Good stuff....

3.4
Dodgrblu (746) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 9, 2013
3 ounce sampler at the Taproom in Auburn, slight fruity aroma, banana esters, a little spicy.


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