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Exponential Hoppiness - Alpine Beer Company

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932 Ratings
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Ratings: 932
Reviews: 381
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: 9.21%
Wants: 1,370
Gots: 51 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 12-08-2003)
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Exponential Hoppiness from Alpine Beer Company
98 out of 100 based on 932 ratings.