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Alpine Ale - Alpine Beer Company

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261 Ratings
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Ratings: 261
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 20
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
An Extra Pale Ale with a balanced malt and hop flavor. Moderate additions of Pacific Northwest Cascade and Centennial hops for a tangy, citrus flavor to complement the mild Carmel malt taste
Draft & 22 oz bottles.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-21-2003)
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California

3/5  rDev -16.9%

01-05-2014 23:56:01 | More by eulerthegrape
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Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.9%

01-04-2014 22:51:04 | More by mmulebarn
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Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -3%

12-01-2013 19:23:10 | More by auroracrisis
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Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -3%

11-29-2013 02:06:58 | More by bsuedekum
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California

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

11-22-2013 05:12:48 | More by Unchi
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3%

11-16-2013 00:25:18 | More by McAndrew
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California

3.5/5  rDev -3%

11-11-2013 09:28:47 | More by zestar
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aquazr1

California

3.4/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

22oz bomber poured into a pint glass.

A - Pours a perfectly clear golden amber with a short, white head that leaves very little lacing. Nicely carbonated.

S - Not very hop forward, mostly malt notes on the nose, wheat is what I mostly pick up.

M - Easy drinking medium bodied beer with good carbonation.

T - More of what hit the nose, malty with a small amount of hops.

O - A nicely done pale ale but missing the hops that I would make me appreciate more.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2013 23:44:23 | More by aquazr1
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3%

11-09-2013 02:20:28 | More by Jeremy_H
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Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -10%

11-02-2013 22:36:26 | More by sisterthelonious
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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3%

11-01-2013 23:09:49 | More by billab914
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California

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

10-23-2013 08:11:15 | More by socalbrewlvr
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California

3.25/5  rDev -10%

10-10-2013 00:21:36 | More by notchucknorris
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Colorado

3.14/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

No date on bottle...

Large flowing white pillow head. Loosely packed soapy foam. Brew has nice orange clarity. Moderate lacing.

Bready and clearly crystal. A bit of a malt bomb missing much hop. Dry and bland.

Zero sharpness. watery, dry, earthy, missing hops flavors. Very mild grapefruit flavor, very hidden and laid back. Tons of caramel/crystal malt. Belgian sugars too. Sweetness is mild, bitterness is existent, but not pronounced. Carbonation overwhelms the flavors and appropriate dryness..

A disappointing brew from Alpine; nothing memorable. Worthy, but not worth seeking.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2013 02:08:22 | More by chugalug06
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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Washington

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

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California

3/5  rDev -16.9%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -3%

08-19-2013 04:21:03 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
Alpine Ale from Alpine Beer Company
82 out of 100 based on 261 ratings.