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RATINGS: 518   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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3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cstuartj (1020) - Washington, USA - MAR 12, 2014
On tap. Pours golden deep yellow. Hint of head and good lacing. Nose is off the hook, hop, pine, citrus. Crisp clean massive hope attack, clean, fresh, on point.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
CanIHave4Beers (4181) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - MAR 11, 2014
Pours a golden color with a small head and some lacing on the glass.

The aroma is buttery with a bunch of hop pellet character. Its got some fruity hoppiness, some grassiness, and plenty of booziness.

The flavor is booze and butter with some but citrusy hop character. Yum a dum-dum.

I can hardly believe I was drinking the same beer as the other raters on this one, I did not enjoy this very much at all.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rick_91709 (419) - USA - MAR 9, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Deep gold. Frothy, white head. Very clear. Big citrus aroma. A little bitter to start followed by some pineapple(?). Alcohol is not very apparent in the taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SirLimpsalot (4059) - SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2014
@Basunen: en fantastisk stor doft ca ananas. Smaken är mycket trevlig och fruktig. Fin humle om inte kanske något rå. Mycket god. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 7, 2014
bottle shared by someone at Blue Monks NEB hopattack. golden orange, fuller body, great piney, grapefruity bitterness, touch of sweet malts to ounter, very nice

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
zsb19 (168) - Cincinnati, Kentucky, USA - MAR 5, 2014
Good night.....this is delicious! Aroma is floral and grassy with sweet buttery notes. Taste is floral and buttery maltiness upfront with some dank, piney citrus hitting you mid-palate. The aftertaste is lingering piney spruce hops with some grapefruit bitterness and a touch of sweet malt to balance it out. There is a touch of alcohol warming as it lingers in the follow through. The palate is silky smooth. Overall this beer is ridiculously good.....not sure why it is not in the top of most peoples lists. I have not rated in a while, but this was so good that I had to give it props. The bottle says 11.25% alcohol and 131 IBU......I am definitely feeling that alcohol in the last few sips, but the 131 IBUs are very well hidden by the buttery malty sweetness to balance it out. I have had many "triple" IPAs, but this is the best by far!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BMMillsy (1788) - Florida, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Grabbed a bomber first thing when I arrived in Yountville at the little market here. Wine schmine, amirite? Poured in a wine glass to fit in. Bottled 2/19/14, had 3/1/14. freshy fresh. Anyway, pours a beautiful clear golden color with a creamy white half finger head on top. Bursting aroma of pine, citrus, floral notes, honey and malt sweetness. Flavor is hop candy, grapefruits and pineapple galore, some pine, sweet malts backing this one. Surprisingly smooth for 130+ IBU, and just delicious. Big slick resinous mouthfeel with medium carbonation. While pretty drinkable this one is on the hefty side as expected. Lots going on in this one and glad I finally got to try it. Now on to the wine...

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sledutah (7376) - Utah, USA - FEB 28, 2014
22oz bottle picked up at Country Wine & Spirits
Pours clear golden/orange with a medium sized off-white head and some lacing. Aroma is piney, grapefruit, tropical fruit with some sweetness. Taste is floral, grapefruit and bitter pine resin
Wow, very nice!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Errl (2442) - Plano, Texas, USA - FEB 26, 2014
Had plenty of times on tap during sf beer week...Pour is golden with a nice head..Nose is dank pine, stone fruit, resin,...Taste is dank citrus, spice, nice pine and tropical fruits..Very nice balance of flavors going on with this beer..This is much better than younger

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (4526) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Dark orange-amber, large off-white head, soapy lacing. Grapefruit, resin, pine and a decent amount of pale and caramel malts. Medium to full bodied, moderate carbonation, assertive bitterness. Big and burly.


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