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Alpine Ale - Alpine Beer Company

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82
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285 Ratings
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Ratings: 285
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 12.19%
Wants: 21
Gots: 20 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -10%

terpinsd, Apr 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

biertrinkenja, Apr 24, 2014
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3.53/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

650 mL bottle poured into a pint glass.

Appearance - Deep orange and a little hazy. Nice white head on a vigorous pour. Lacing clings inside the glass. A layer of foam never fully settles.

Smell - Nutty and caramel malt. Sharp hop aroma. Grapefruit and lemon. Lemon gives it an acidic aroma.

Taste - Hop flavor is grassy and lemony. Lends a hint of tang. Toasty malts. Bready, a little nutty, and caramel sweetness. Finishes with minimal bitterness, but a lingering grassy hop flavor.

Mouthfeel - Very drinkable. Not a hop bomb by any means. Medium carbonation.

Overall - There isn't much a wow factor to this beer, but it is really nice. Drinkable and flavorful.

Alieniloquium, Apr 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

topdown, Apr 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

TrojanRB, Apr 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

DeanMoriarty, Apr 13, 2014
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2.98/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Overall just okay. I've tried some of the best California has to offer, so I'm a bit tough. No head, kinda flat and the taste is just right down the middle. Bought this cause I've heard such great things about some of their other beers. It could just be my taste, but overall this beer will be one and done for me.

64vdub, Apr 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

T_Hass, Mar 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

vma, Mar 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

bigjoe786, Mar 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Remdog, Mar 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

GRG1313, Mar 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

Obsidian, Mar 10, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle received via Growling at the Moon. Thanks for the brew, Justin!

Poured into a imperial pint glass, formed a 1/2" off-white head over the clear amber brew. Head collapses slowly, with lasting lace. Aroma is balanced and understated.

Taste is sweet upfront, a peek of citrus in the middle, and balanced through the close. Mouthfeel is smooth, with easy drinkability. I, for one, will not slam Alpine for a brew that isn't over-the-top hoppy. Nice, approachable sessionable brew. Good stuff.

ppoitras, Mar 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

EdTheEdge, Mar 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

akang, Feb 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

imyourhero21, Feb 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Modernrickk, Feb 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

SirBentham, Feb 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

ystazi, Jan 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

JimmyFlatRock, Jan 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Zonian1, Jan 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Booner818, Jan 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Rutager, Jan 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

bauermj, Jan 17, 2014
Alpine Ale from Alpine Beer Company
82 out of 100 based on 285 ratings.