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RATINGS: 523   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92/5   IBU: 131   EST. CALORIES: 338   ABV: 11.25%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Simtra Triple IPA delivers a punch in the face with its very danky hop aroma derived from Simcoe and Citra hops. You wanted more hops you got them.

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3.6
tmoreau (4298) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Shared bomber poured to snifters, showing an orangey gold color, with a decent layer of off white head foam, and spots & streaks of lacing. The nose was stinky, dankness, and greenery, with esters & resin that took a distant back seat, and a touch of sweet grain to totally confuse me. Medium+ bodied, with good carbonation, the taste showed a little more fruit as citrus & some tropical hints, a pronounced hop bitterness, some malt sweetness to temper, and a boozy alcohol presence. Roughed up a bit, but I’ll heal.

4.1
ben4321 (6416) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Location: Draft at Morrison’s, 9/22/14

Aroma: It has a big juicy hop aroma of grapefruit, resin, pine, and some sweet caramel
Appearance: It pours a dark golden color with a fairly thick head and heavy lace
Flavor: The taste is big as well, similar to the nose, a little sweet, but with a big bitterness
Palate: The body is full, it gets a little sticky, with a smooth, creamy feel, and a dry finish
Overall Impression: This is a really nice one. Very hop-forward, with a enough sweetness to keep it from being one-dimensional. This is a nicely made beer.

4
mstrcrwly (1000) - New York, USA - SEP 20, 2014
On tap poured into a tulip glass..golden yellow color with a fluffy white head..big hop aroma with citrus,pine,resin..sticky mouthfeel with really good bitterness..really good.

3.8
zizzybalubba (1862) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - SEP 13, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 18, 2014 22 oz. bottle from SoHo Organic Market, Elizabeth City, NC (bottled July 2, 2014). Murky dark orange pour with a frothy/creamy off-white head. Enticing aroma of fresh pine, grapefruit rind, and wet grass. As psyched as I was from the aroma the taste is a bit of a letdown as the alcohol is a bit too prevalent. Still there is plenty of hop bitterness with juicy grapefruit and pine needles notably making their presence known. Very good beer, but with less of an alcohol presence this would be incredible.

4.4
jflopsu (1592) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Pours a light and clear gold. Has an extremely strong floral hop aroma. A very strong flavor of floral, citrus, spices, and hops. A strong bitter and dry aftertaste. An amazing beer!

3.6
blklab2007 (2120) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle looks from the date to be six weeks old now. Pour has a deep golden color and a thin coating of off white head that retained a ring on the glass. Aroma has big crushing hops, bitterness, resins, citrus, and a sticky malted core. This is so juiced up it is in barley wine territory. Mouth feel coats well and is medium with medium low carbonation. Flavor again has an insane quantity of hops, resins. creeping bitterness, hefty sweet malts, and citrus. This gets to be almost thick from the hops more than from the malts. Definitely a very filtered beer as there is not any sediment in the bottom and I personally enjoyed the double more than this triple.

4.4
JonMoore (2067) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle from Bottledog, King’s Cross, London. Cloudy orange with slim white head. Lovely aroma of citrus aroma, pineapple. Taste doesn’t. Disappoint, citrus orange, resin, sweet malts, well hid alcohol, with a touch of warmth on the way down. Medium bodied, nice bitterness throughout, with long bitter finish. Excellent.

3.9
Westchesterco (2036) - mclean, Virginia, USA - SEP 2, 2014
On tap at turners high moon In avon nc. It is a clear golden with a white head. The aroma is grapefruit. The taste is bitter and resonates grapefruit

3.6
rumproasts (5342) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 31, 2014
bottle. Amber with one finger head. Medium malt body with big citra and simcoe hops. Booze well hidden. Just a touch sweet. Well done DIPA.

3.5
BLADT (700) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle. Semi-opaque Spalding orange in glass with sudsy white head. Pine and dank citrus dominate the perfume. An unexpectedly chocolaty undertone. Maybe roasted malt. High ABV is on display before this hits your lips. Medium bodied. An insulting amounts of pine resin and tropic hops, backed by pro forma caramel malts. More booze. Flavor packed, but to what end. Could use more direction, but no regrets.


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