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Exponential Hoppiness - Alpine Beer Company

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Ratings: 1,124
Reviews: 386
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 9.23%
Wants: 1,426
Gots: 66 | FT: 1
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Alpine Beer Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This Hop Monster uses multiple kettle hop additions with the technique of doubling the hop amount each addition (exponentially). Add in the hop back and the continuous dry hopping and your starting to get the picture. The beer is finished off with a "body-bag" sized hop-bag full of hop cones and oak chips. There it ages and mellows, disguising the alcohol content for a double strong, incredibly hoppy, yet drinkable beer.

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Photo of Dreadnaught33
4.78/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This beer was outstanding, blew my expectations out of the water. Thanks to BdubleEdubleRUN for this outstanding beer. This years batch. Think of this as tied with Silva Stout as my 200th review.

A: Great look with a clear orange bright body and a ring of white head and good sticky lacing. Super awesome fluffy head with a twirl.

S: Awesome killing hop aroma with a hefty malt base. Dank with mega citrus and pine hops in great harmony. Sugary malts are present as well as a drier biscuit malt. Just a nice OPEN hop smell that you always want to experience in a beer like this.

T: A very hoppy and sweet DIPA. Huge twist of citrus pine almost foresty hops with a fruit sugar malt base that compliments each other so well. I think of the label with the sides equalling out and thats hope I think of this beer in its balance. Tangerine, orange flavors mix in a confectionary way. Awesome! Top 5% big IPAs tastes.

M: Surprisingly not hot. Very nice over the palate, nice carbonation.

D: Awesome. A beer I'll look for each year, from a company I enjoy thoroughly.

Photo of johndoe8
4.7/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I fear being labelled a homer, but honestly, this most recent batch is quite wonderful.

Last batch was a lot more malty... this batch, esp fresh, is just crisp hoppy nirvana.

The hops are much more pronounced, and it compares quite favorably to Pliny the Younger. Alpine scored this batch. Pliny the Younger only wins out slightly for a slightly better mouthfeel and much high drinkability.

I honestly preferred Bad Boy up to this point, but this most recent batch of Expo clearly destroys Bad Boy in my opinion.

Photo of gregshead
4.65/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tasted on 2/6/11. Reviewed from notes.

A: light golden color w a finger of head

S: tons of hops. A friend said he could smell the hops from a foot away. On the verge of nail polish smell but holds right under the threshold.

T: lots of grapefruit hops. As it warms the malts balance this one a little more. Their is some oak taste but it s very subtle. Jst lots and lots of delicious hops to overwhelm the taste buds

M: good carbonation. Some syrupy thickness. Feels like the hops are ripping the enamel straight off my teeth

D: I had three 8 oz pours before I realized this beers power. Otherwise you just drink this bitter beauty.

Photo of UMNbeerhunter
4.47/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Growler poured into a darkness tulip on 2/25/11.

Pours a very light for a DIPA. Light golden orange. Looks less like a DIPA and more like a wheat beer.

Smells f*&^in awesome! Tons of pine and citrus hops fill my nose.

Taste is of hops of course and tons of citrus hops. I love it get me more.

Mouthfeel is perfect nice and light enough to bring you in but awesome leftover to lace the mouth.

Drinkability is high on this one. Get it while you can.

Photo of afksports
4.18/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Alpine Beer Company's Exponential Hoppiness. Yes...

More Double IPA's. I am making every review I do from now on about Imperial IPA's.

They're like Oscar winners. Mostly accessible, potentially complex, sometimes artistic, often well-executed, but ultimately just plain crowd-appealing.

"Expo" is another one. This 11% alcohol by volume beast of a beer pours out the bomber bottle with a deep orange clear hue and bright white head. It smells deeply and clearly of citrus hops. Two thirds sweet, one third puckery. Not much else. Just big and bold. The taste follows that up with more hops and a rich big bread pudding backbone to it that smooths it out.

Alpine has figured out a way to get 11% into a beer without anyone noticing, and this is sure it. There's no heat on the taste, no booze on the nose, and it's big bodied and easy to drink. The only problem is that it's a bit one-dimensional in what it does. I'm sure the complexity is there, but Expo puts on a show with citrus and malts, and that's about where it stopped for me.

Not that I'm complaining. I'd love to win an Oscar.

Photo of Mississipping
4.72/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bomber poured into a Jackie O's snifter. Thanks to MaltMilkshake for sending a bottle of this my way! (By the way, does anyone else beside me find it odd that the equation on the front of the bottle is not an exponential equation?)

A: Pours a clear, clean, and bright golden orange color with a small off-white head that quickly settles to a thin halo. Very good lacing is left behind.

S: Wow, you can almost smell this from a cross the room ... certainly from several feet away. Lots and lots of grapefruit with mandarin, pineapple, and apricot. Pine needles, floral hops, and just a hint of oak add even more complexity separating this from other IPAs.

T: Much like the smell, grapefruit jumps right out at you along with other underlying sweet fruits (pineapple and apricot). There is a decent malty sweetness that was somewhat unexpected, but really quite pleasant. Piney, resiny, hoppy in the background. Finishes with a bitter hoppiness, with just a little lingering citrus fruit. The booze is hidden very, very well, only allowing a subtle warmth develop in the throat. Delicious!

M: Not that the other aspects of this beer don't shine, but the mouthfeel makes this stand out. Thicker than expected and quite creamy. Carbonation level is great ... just a little low, but ample enough to give it some life. The bitter finish is somewhat subdued, which is fine by me. Not overly drying either. Well done!

D: This is dangerously drinkable ... extremely tasty and well balanced. With almost no hint of booze, it goes down quicker than it needs to, and can certainly catch up with you if you're enjoying it too much (whoops)!

This lives up to the hype. I expected it to be an over-the-top hop bomb, but there is a lot going on in this one that pushes it to the top of the list for me. Again, nicely complex, well balanced, with a great finish. Very highly recommended!

Photo of turfy
4.45/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Ultraman9000 for this very fresh Expo. Hoppiness!!

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass. A deep golden color with a 1/2 finger white head, settling down into a constant film and heavier ring around the glass edge.

Smell was the most intense grapefruit hop aroma I have ever experienced in a beer. Amazing.

A sweet fruity taste. With all of the hops added to this one, the bitterness is extremely balanced with the malty sweetness.

A medium heavy mouthfeel with light carbonation. Somewhat syrupy.

The alcohol is very well masked. A smooth beer that was very enjoyable. One and done on this one, especially at 11%, but one of the highest quality beers I have had the pleasure to drink.

Photo of SummitVA
4.05/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Golden pale with steady carbonation. Little head. Lacing follows down the glass.

S - Sharp grapefruit and other citrus. Not overly intense, which is something of a surprise, but still very pleasant. Mango, a bit of malt sweetness, and just a hint of heat. A bit of vegetal-ness after the glass warms.

T - Solid bitterness and malt foremost. Oak definitely apparent along with some pine-iness and a bit of apricot. Not as much grapefruit or citrus, as the nose would suggest, and the hop flavor is strangely less than expected. Heat is definitely apparent, but this plays well along with the hop bitterness and flavor. A touch of the astringency in the finish as others have noted, which adds to the dryness of the finish.

M - Definitely a medium-bodied beer.

D - Plenty quaffable, despite the ABV and body.

Overall - A solid beer. Not quite what I was expecting, but I'm actually really enjoying it. And while this is the "heaviest" Alpine I've had, it's still very drinkable. Could definitely live without the oak addition. Still, I'd pick up another bottle.

Photo of mbusster88
4.2/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours with a great white head and medium carbonation levels. Body is golden orange and is extremely clean and clear.

S: Fruit and floral notes in the nose. Some booze is present, although not enough to put off. Very good hop presence is mixed with some malt backbone.

T/M: The initial taste is dry and floral. Some citrus fruit come through on the palate as well as the hop profile. Also get some pine resin notes in the flavor, although not a dominant as the floral and fruit. Great palate feel overall.

D: Good drinking beer that is very nice and easy. Great mouth feel and fantastic amounts of hop profile.

Photo of wethorseblanket
4.38/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear sunrise orange with a large foamy white head which fades to tiny bubbles around the glass edge with lacy globs. Nose is tropical fruits and flowers, pineapple, passion fruit, tangerine, simply a staggering aroma. Taste is sweetly maltish with a wicked bitter hop bite. Plenty of hops yields a complex intertwinning of pine and citrus floral notes. Mouthfeel is resiny, major oily slick, overpoweringly dry hop bitterness followed by a lingering sweet malt aftertaste. Overall, very tasty and completely palate destroying. The ABV is high and it comes through. Fantastic.

Photo of FosterJM
4.58/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

271st review on BA
bottle to tulip

App- A huge two finger head that was pretty resigned to stick around for a bit. A nice golden orange with yellow highlights. Scattered lacing as well.

Smell- I was suprised at the aroma of this one. Some light hops and some tropical and citrusy fruits. A touch lemony to me. A little bit of cream soda.

Drink- This was very good. Was a big and creamy 11% monster. The ABV is well masked and has a nice hop spice with a little dryness.

Mouth- Medium bodied with a medium to high carbonation level. A creamy aftertaste with well rounded flavor profile.

Drink- This was a big beer. I would attempt to drink another but would want to walk afterwards. This was tasty, complex and very creamy.

Photo of harrymel
4.75/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to jbtice0315 for picking this up fresh for me in SD! Cheers Jesse!
ABV 11%
Poured to New Belgium globe.

A: Pours a clear golden ale with superb clarity. Fine white single finger head dissipates in a minute or so to leave a thick sheet of meringue foam. Consistent carbonation evident through the ale. Spider web lacing on glass.

S: Pine, sweet alcohol, bubble gum, grapefruit, citrus rinds. Alcohol a hint more evident than I would prefer, but nonetheless, yummy.

T: See above. Add bitterness so acute the glands behind my jaw. Just what I've been looking for in an Impy IPA lately. Been through Hopslam, Pliny, etc. This is fantastic! I think I might prefer it.

M: Medium body, medium carbonation. Clearly slicks the palate while cold. As it warms, the body of my mouth is dried. Pleasant.

D: This is among the best, no question. I think the hype matches this beer appropriately. Worth seeking, but not a 1200 miles journey (or global: see PtY).

Photo of kbutler1
4.03/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Growler. This growler is filled as high as I have ever seen with literally zero head space, guess that pretty much lets no oxidation occur. Poured into a DFH tulip glass a clear amber orange color with a nice flulffy 2 finger head. The aroma of orange, pineapple, and mango is very apparent while I am pouring this and is pretty pleasant. Very slight pine aroma as well but mostly citrus rind. Medium mouthfeel with some borderline heaviness. Pretty sweet and syrupy upfront with a heavy dose of tropical fruits, bitterness kicks in on the back end but it isn't overly bitter by any means. In the world of DIPA's I'd call this one much more malt forward than most others. The head is all but gone as I drink this down, only leaving a collar around the rim. Nice lace left on the glass. Slight booziness on the back end. Overall, I like this but see how others might be turned of by the possibility of being to sweet.

Photo of KickInTheChalice
4.58/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from a growler into a pint glass.

Appearance: This pours a pale golden yellow color, slightly hazy in the center. A smooth white head retains nicely and leaves chunky lace down the glass. Lots of reaffirming carbonation rises up from the bottom of the glass.

Smell: A ton of hops. Grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, mango, pine, and herbal aromas, in that order.

Taste: A burst of light malty sweetness, then hops for the duration of each sip. Citrus hits me first, with caramelized pineapple and candied grapefruit, but there are more pine and herbal notes.

Mouthfeel: Creamy, with a bit of crisp carbonation. This has a medium to full body, although I was expecting fuller just from the ABV. Very smooth. The full carbonation keeps the beer fresh and avoids the overly sticky trap some DIPA's fall into.

Drinkability: So smooth, and the alcohol is very well hidden. With a boat load of hops, I could get into quite a few glasses of this.

Photo of Mebuzzard
4.88/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to GRG1313 (Richard) for this one. Two words: Yum Me

Pours a light, glowing golden. Clean. A 1 finger head was white and somewhere between soapy and thick. Looks good, let's see how it...

Whoa! I can smell it from 3 feet away. Citrus and juicy. Closer nose inspection tells me some pine and very virgin honey, but not the sweet part. A bit...just a bit... of a biscuit under all the hops. Damn, that's gonna be a hop bomb.

Sure 'nuff. Hops explode with this one. Mostly citrus, grapefruit, pineapple. Pine come through in more of a sap way. A bit resinous. The honey I smelled is more of a fruit skin. Kind of like a Merlot taste...but no matter what it is, it's overwhelmed by the hops. A bit of herbal spice comes and goes. The alcohol provides a wallop but it's hidden by all the damn hops.

Give PtE a run for it's money and easier drinking than PtY. Mother$*#$@ I like this beer!

Photo of Arbitrator
3.68/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Chilled bottle into a glass. Courtesy of BrianTheBrewer30. Thanks Brian.

A: The pour is a clear, bright orange-copper body with tons of off-white head. Nice lace deposited down the sides of the glass.

S: Huge citrus (grapefruit, pineapple), tannins, mild pine, and dominant, huge bread. I had pictured some citrus bomb on the nose. Not quite what I expected. Tannins?! It's a little maltier than I would have expected.

T: Starts off with grapefruit and proceeds to get more tropical as the taste progresses. Enter pineapple, apricot, peach, and lychee. The finish draws to an astringent, tannic close. It's fairly malty, though that's not very noticeable when the beer is fresh. Boy does this thing drop off fast though! I had two bottles a week apart, and the second one was noticeably worse.

M: Light-medium bodied. Moderate-high carbonation. Semi-dry. There is NO heat on this beer whatsoever. Very smooth. But it has a light astringency that gives the impression of a burning finish.

D: I enjoy this beer, but it's the weakest one in Alpine's lineup. I'd have it again, but if I were forced to choose between it and comparably fresh Pure Hoppiness or Duet, I'd go with the latter two. It's simply maltier than I care for, and it falls off so quickly that the effect is especially magnified for any bottles over two weeks old.

Photo of Dijeriduster
4.47/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this at the pub a few weeks back. Pretty sure it was last years batch as the released the new revision the weekend after.

A - Lovely colour with deep orange and yellow dominating. Head didn't last long but lacing sure did. Head was off white and about one finger thick.

S - Whoa! Tons of dry hops here. Just crazy amounts. Some booze comes thru but not nearly what you'd expect from 11%. Hops aromas are just wonderful, quite sweet actually as is the Alpine signature.

T - What a beer, hops dominate at first with bitter and sweet playing around on your tongue. Malty backbone in the middle with a nice little booze kick at the end.

M - Surprising for a beer with this much booze it is rather soft on the tongue. Not astringent or biting as some IIIPA's

D - Damn you need to be careful with this one. You could easily have 3 or more...and then take a long nap. For my money this is the winner in the IIIPA category. Very unbalanced toward the hops but isn't that what you want? Let the comrades try it and everyone had to order their own...

Note: Supposedly this isn't as good in a bottle. So if you see it on tap hit it!

Photo of Sideswipe
4.4/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the brewpub. Served in a tulip.

The beer presents a beautiful clear, coppery, amber color with a small layer of white foam on top.

The nose is citrus hops backed by huge bready malts. Orange, tangerine grapefruit, and hemp are backed by caramel undertones.

The taste is citrus hops up front backed by huge sweet caramel malt. The oak really smooths the beer out. Bitterness doesn't show up until the finish and it's pleasantly lingering.

Mouthfeel is resinous and sticky with appropriate carbonation.

Drinkability is scary good, as the advertised 11% ABV is nowhere to be found. This is a very enjoyable TIPA from Alpine. Compared to past batches this iteration is my favorite to date.

Photo of sholland119
4/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this long desired want from johndoe8 in Secret Santa 2010. Thanks!

A-Pours a hazy apricot. The large frothy white head settles quickly but leaves some nice stickiness on the glass.

S-Citrus fruit abounds, mostly tangerine and pineapple with a completely unexpected licorice aroma in the background.

T-Huge amounts of malt in equal amounts with the citrus hops. Could almost be a barleywine.

M-Rather heavy with fine carbonation.

D-Rather heavy on the tongue and a it hot, which hampers drinkability.

Glad I got the chance to try this one, though it was not the West Coast DIPA I was hoping for.

HV

Photo of Brenden
4.15/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

My notes are a bit old but good.

This beer is a dark golden color verging on amber with some near-orange hues. There's a nice, creamy white pillow of head on top that has pretty good retention and leaves patchy lacing on the glass.
The nose is a beauty. This is one fragrant beer and a hop monster beside. I really have to sort this out, because there's a deep complexity to it. The hop profile is really a mix of the citrus end of the spectrum and the dryer resiny pine end. Heavy, juicy grapefruit, lemon and orange peel mix with pine resin while, lingering alongside, herbal and flowery notes mingle with a touch of something like honey and maybe even just a hint of something minty way underneath. There's a good, sturdy malt in the aroma to balance it all out.
The flavor follows suit, with the hops profile big, complex and powerful, but it absolutely overpowers the malts in the flavor and, while detectable in the aroma, they're not so much here. There's also a touch more lighter fruit presence coming into play with each sip, so if anything the hops character actually improves. i just need that malt body to hold it together, and a touch of solvent comes through lightly as well. Alcohol is none too noticeable, but does provide a bit of a kick here and there.
This is one of those beers that's dry on the one hand, full of hops character and almost provides a "woody" character, but is proven to be skillfully crafted by a complete smoothing out and a balancing on the tongue to the point that the dryness somehow mingles with a well-carbonated, creamy smoothness in the body. Very nicely done.
I'll seek this out again if I'm out of town someplace where it can be found.

Photo of SpeedwayJim
3.15/5  rDev -29.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Embarrased to say I forgot who sent this to me. However, whoever you are, thanks a million for the opportunity. Poured from a 22oz. bomber into a Blue Point snifter.

A: Standard pour yields a .5 finger semi-coarse white head with poor retention that dissipates into a thin film atop the brew. Beer is a semi-clear orange-peach. Lacing is patchy and spotty with little stick.

S: Nose is a hop monster that I can smell as soon as a pour it. Citrus, pine, and strong resin hop aromas envelop a subtle cane sugar and booze. One of the most aromatic I've ever come across. No mistaking what's going on in this one.

T: For a IIPA, this is a huge malt bomb. Opens papaya, orange, grapefruit, mango, and pineapple. Cane sugar sweetness right off the bat lingers into the middle. Resiny hop in the background makes this one interesting but there's a complete lack of bitterness until the very end. Piney and resiny hops surface right at the finish. Aftertaste is brown sugar and stick hop bitterness.

M: Medium bodied and subtley carbonated. Oily and smooth in the mouth. Abrasive and sticky on the palate. Finish is messy with a lingering aftertaste.

D: Do I like the flavor profile here? Yes... tropical fruit, cane sugar, slight hoppiness... what's not to like? Is it style appropriate? Heck no, not even close. Still, a very interesting beer to say the least. Worth trying but not going out of your way for.

Photo of mdaschaf
4.4/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to pastradul for this one!

A: Pours a hazy golden/orange with a chunky white head. Sheets of lacing down the side of glass, lasts longer than almost any beer I have had before.

S: Really nice aromas of citrus/tropical fruit. I get orange, pineapple, and maybe some mango as well.

T: Get some pine, and then the same fruits as the nose, pineapple/mango. Finishes bitter.

M/D: Thicker than anticipated, very creamy. Has a bitter/oily finish. For its abv, this is very drinkable. Extremely tropical. Overall a great beer.

Photo of drpimento
4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Knock heads with this beer. Upon opening the bottle an immediate whiff of hop/weed in the air. Poured with a jumbo, foamy, frothy, thick, cream colored head that lasts a while and good lace. Color is a slightly hazy amber with some small bubble trails. Aroma is as above plus malt, a little butter (oak?), and dry hay. Flavor is similar to nose, but a little more balanced. Great body and carbonation with little sense of the alcohol. Finish is like flavor and fades away proportionately in a pleasant way. One of the few extreme beers that works, let alone so well.

Photo of scottfrie
4.08/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle into Duvel tulip. Big thanks to sleepyhead for sending me this one.

A: Pours a deep citrus-amber with a couple fingers of very dense off-white head that slowly receded into a thick film that lasted forever and left huge rings and chunks of sticky lacing down the glass.
S: Big huge perfumey hops. Holly cow this one smells great! Huge notes of exotic fruits and grapefruit along with tangerines and earthy peppery spices.
T: Follows the nose with a big in your face grapefruit hop punch. Notes of tangerines, bitter orange peel and sticky hop resin coat your palate the whole beer through. There is a ton of sweet malt that comes through in the finish with an oaky roasted flavor. Very barleywine like.
M: Alcohol is masked extremely well for such a big beer. Mouthfeel is viscous and oily with a sticky-sweet finish. Medium-full body with low carbonation.
D: Feels more like a barleywine as it warms. Definitely a great beer, but not my favorite DIPA. Can't wait to try Pure Hoppiness. Thanks again Jeff for the great brew!

Photo of hophead247
4.6/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pour is clear golden with a smallish white head that leaves behind nice sticky lacing. Aroma of immediate and big resin, citrus, and spicy hops. Only a hint of bitterness, just fresh hop goodness. Nice grainy maltiness is there as well, but certainly behind that crazy fresh hop blast. Taste is the resin hoppiness, the citrus, though still decently balanced with a strong bready maltiness. Palate is medium to full, very dry, with not much sweetness. What was there was citrus fruit, and quite fresh. Really no apparent alcohol, which is amazing.

Exponential Hoppiness from Alpine Beer Company
99 out of 100 based on 1,124 ratings.