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Alpha Centauri Binary IPA - Hop Valley Brewing Company

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Alpha Centauri Binary IPAAlpha Centauri Binary IPA

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BA SCORE
90
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101 Ratings
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Ratings: 101
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 5
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hop Valley Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
100 IBU

(Beer added by: John_M on 07-23-2010)
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zahara15

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-09-2014 21:06:47 | More by zahara15
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GClarkage

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

07-09-2014 15:10:16 | More by GClarkage
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FFreak

Vermont

4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured 22 oz bottle into glasses and shared amongst friends. A nice fairly clear bronze-copper hue with a thin head and minimal lacing. Nice resin and pine aroma with a hint of flowers and citrus. Gorgeous flavors in this - piney citrus and honeysuckle. Very nice. Hides the 9% ABV quite well. Really nice body, silky and smooth. Overall, this is a fabulous IIPA.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2014 16:51:16 | More by FFreak
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Arbadarchi

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-22-2014 02:18:01 | More by Arbadarchi
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New_Northerner

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

06-21-2014 03:35:43 | More by New_Northerner
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Anidrew

Oregon

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-16-2014 20:12:21 | More by Anidrew
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ste5venla

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

06-09-2014 07:37:07 | More by ste5venla
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rbrefbeerman

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

05-30-2014 03:41:39 | More by rbrefbeerman
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snaotheus

Washington

4.06/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle at 41 F with no bottle code on it. Reviewed entered from notes; actually drank it yesterday.

Pours clear, golden, with a medium head that dissipates quickly. Medium carbonation. Smell is grassy fairly mild, lots of grapefruit, a little floral.

Taste is very bitter, some straw-like sweetness, strong grapefruit rind/pine bitterness. Slight honeysuckle sweetness.

Mouthfeel is light and thin, smooth. Overall, quite good.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2014 23:03:21 | More by snaotheus
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Focusf111

Vermont

2.75/5  rDev -32.4%

05-19-2014 03:10:00 | More by Focusf111
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Jslay013

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -38.6%

05-12-2014 00:27:23 | More by Jslay013
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Odysseyalien

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

05-11-2014 04:51:06 | More by Odysseyalien
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BoldRulerVT

Vermont

4.16/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the 22oz bottle into a snifter glass.
Smells very hoppy with a good sticky malt backbone.
Taste very balanced, not overlly hoppy or citrusy. Nicely balanced.
Finished nicely with good solid hop bitterness.
Overall, this is a classic west coast IPA that favors balance over big hoppy citrus flavors.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2014 19:49:18 | More by BoldRulerVT
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DMc8ride

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.7%

05-06-2014 19:16:11 | More by DMc8ride
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theoceantakesme

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

04-27-2014 14:03:04 | More by theoceantakesme
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athomasPSU

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

04-17-2014 18:05:31 | More by athomasPSU
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jakecattleco

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

04-15-2014 04:57:20 | More by jakecattleco
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jbeervt

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -14%

04-13-2014 16:17:48 | More by jbeervt
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

04-06-2014 00:40:47 | More by Kurmaraja
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SpasmWaiter

Vermont

4/5  rDev -1.7%

04-05-2014 00:58:19 | More by SpasmWaiter
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.7%

04-04-2014 02:23:47 | More by DrunkinYogi
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Pamola

Vermont

4/5  rDev -1.7%

04-03-2014 14:43:23 | More by Pamola
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ironchefmiyagi13

New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

04-01-2014 03:39:44 | More by ironchefmiyagi13
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JMScowcroft

Vermont

4.16/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Hop Valley Brewing Company - Alpha Centauri Binary IPA, poured into a Boulevard tulip.

Look - Pours a pale hazy amber with floaties and a small soapy head that dissipates quickly. Ropey lacing.

Smell - Light malt and juicy hops. Nice tropical fruit hops. Melon and orange.

Taste - Light malt body and decent juicy hop profile. More bitter pine hops there.

Mouthfeel - Medium body with moderate carb. Not at all boozy. Rests bitter, dry, and clean. Great drinkability.

Overall - Tasty clean DIPA. Wish more of the juicy hop aroma was in the taste. Bitter pine is old school.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2014 17:40:47 | More by JMScowcroft
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rab53

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

03-06-2014 06:34:09 | More by rab53
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Alpha Centauri Binary IPA from Hop Valley Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 101 ratings.