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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
91
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128 Ratings
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Ratings: 128
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.02%
Wants: 5
Gots: 16 | 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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Chris-MOC9

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

08-01-2013 01:55:10 | More by Chris-MOC9
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

06-16-2013 14:25:02 | More by switzer
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seanthornton152

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4.08/5  rDev -0.2%

22 oz bottle, shared with Steffie, according to shelf description at Whole Foods it's a couple weeks fresh! Fresh Hops!

Served in a Maudite Tulip.

A- Aggressive pour leaves a short one finger head. Burnt orange body, egg white head.

S- Sweet malty front, huge grapefruit and citrus aromas, light flower essence.

T- Light caramel sweetness, a bit nutty, and grainy. citrus flavors of grapefruit and star fruit, blends into a herbal notes. For being advertised at 100 IBU, i find the bitterness balanced.

M- Medium carbonation, sweet and sticky

Dynamic IIPA, the grain flavor is unique per the style, certainly will be buying again.

05-28-2011 01:19:47 | More by seanthornton152
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.7/5  rDev -9.5%

Had on tap at concordia in Portland after a big meal at tastee's and sons.

A-- half a finger of white head, hardly any lacing, very clear and the color of honey.

S-- very much a sniffer; strong pine, pine sap, freaking pine needles. This is not going to be citrusy, no doubt.

T -- how right I was. This guy is leafy! Maybe lemon on the finish, but you have to work to taste it. The finish goes by too quickly, in my opinion, but it lengthens as it gets warmer.

M -- pretty standard ipa feel. Small carbonation, more linen than velvet.

O -- better than okay, but not a whole lot better. DRINK WARM, way way better.

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Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a medium orange amber with a one finger fine white head with good retension and nice lacing. Looks excellent. Aroma of aromatic herbal and piney hops, pineapple and light fruit. Nice citrus, caramel malt up front, fairly complex hop combination on the finish which is slightly dry compared to the start. Very nice hop lingering taste. Nice medium, almost creamy body. I like this one a lot and will buy it again.

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4.2/5  rDev +2.7%

22 oz. bomber

A: Clear copper body, 1.5 fingers of off white head.

S: Smoothe floral and citrus, some sweet caramel. Not a super robust aroma.

T: Nicely smoothe and clean. Sweet but a strong fruity bitterness balances it out. Well balanced IIPA. Just when you think one note seems to be taking over, the other jumps in to balance it out. More pine notes are coming out as it warms. Finishes fairly dry and bitter.

M: Medium-full body.

O: Big sweet hoppy battle between hops and malt. Sweet, bitter, piney, citrusy and delicious. Very much enjoyed.

01-10-2013 01:13:05 | More by cocojoe
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Alpha Centauri Binary IPA from Hop Valley Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 128 ratings.