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San Francisco Surprise - Alpine Beer Company

San Francisco Surprise
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

17 Ratings
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 9.26%


Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company visit their website
California, United States

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

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bcerv-ca on 02-08-2014)
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Reviews by akang:
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akang

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

02-12-2014 18:54:12 | More by akang
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ppoitras

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Screw-top growler received via Growling at the Moon. Thanks for the brew, Justin!

First stein pours with a 1/4" bright white head over the clear straw brew. Head fizzes away rather quickly, down to a light skim, with delicate lasting lace. Aroma is abundant citrus and pine hops.

Taste is a quick pale sweetness upfront, citrus in the middle, and pine bitterness through the close. Mouthfeel is smooth, with easy drinkability. This brew, while possibly not looking as substantial to start, is quite a brew. Powerhouse of an APA.

Serving type: growler

03-02-2014 18:38:12 | More by ppoitras
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imyourhero21

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

02-27-2014 23:42:04 | More by imyourhero21
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GraduatedCashew

California

4/5  rDev -7.4%

02-24-2014 17:45:48 | More by GraduatedCashew
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BearsOnAcid

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -30.6%

02-22-2014 19:26:33 | More by BearsOnAcid
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CoolEthan

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

02-20-2014 01:48:57 | More by CoolEthan
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rand

California

4/5  rDev -7.4%

02-19-2014 00:46:50 | More by rand
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

02-17-2014 02:21:57 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

02-15-2014 21:09:48 | More by TXhomebrewer
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SocalKicks

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

02-14-2014 21:51:09 | More by SocalKicks
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Jgrody

California

5/5  rDev +15.7%

02-13-2014 04:43:45 | More by Jgrody
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Jpohling


4.48/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

I could have sworn this was an IPA! Nope APA. Only Alpine could make this tasty of a near session beer! My wife is so so happy! Excellent color and clarity. Love the aroma and flavor. SF Beer week peeps are going to love this! What the hell? Invalid comment length??

Serving type: on-tap

02-13-2014 01:02:04 | More by Jpohling
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JRod1969

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

02-13-2014 00:10:01 | More by JRod1969
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bostonryan

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

02-12-2014 19:44:37 | More by bostonryan
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MarcWP

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

02-11-2014 04:24:42 | More by MarcWP
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mc4z

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

02-10-2014 17:12:48 | More by mc4z
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bcerv-ca

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

02-08-2014 06:48:22 | More by bcerv-ca
San Francisco Surprise from Alpine Beer Company
91 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.