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Duet IPA - Alpine Beer Company

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Duet IPADuet IPA

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Ratings: 1,762
Reviews: 487
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 790
Gots: 144 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A West Coast IPA that features Amarillo and Simcoe hops "in harmony," giving a light, floral aroma. Duet is nicely bitter with the perfect amount of malt concealed behind the hoppy goodness. Immensely drinkable, amazingly light on its feet.

(Beer added by: SteveO1231 on 12-31-2005)
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ALBuff

Hawaii

4.09/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Another nice IPA offering from Alpine, but I'm not 100% sold on this one. At first look and sniff, I thought Duet would be my runaway favorite. It poured beautifully, had a nice color and head, wonderful floral and citrus aromas; unfortunately though, I didn't find it exceptionally balanced, and the resiny finish lingered on my tongue for longer than I prefer.

Serving type: on-tap

01-27-2013 22:08:08 | More by ALBuff
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Delicious!

I’m glad to say that this, my first taste of an Alpine beer, lived up to the hype.

It pours a golden-tan with exceptional clarity. I get a great citrus aroma and some light piney notes. There’s a lively citrus flavor and a light bittering on it. I enjoyed this repeatedly when I found it on tap. An all around well done IPA that hits all the right notes.

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Duet IPA from Alpine Beer Company
98 out of 100 based on 1,762 ratings.