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Duet IPA - Alpine Beer Company

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Duet IPADuet IPA

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1,768 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,768
Reviews: 487
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 794
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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ahalloin

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4.8/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Review #100
A big thanks to Jolijuli23 for this incredible extra! Very generous!

The beer pours a hazy yellowy gold color with medium white foam cap. The head recedes to a thin ring atop the beer with substantial lacing still adhering to the glass.

The smell is quite strong with a big citrus hop nose. Notes of stone fruit abound here with slight hints of lavender and floral honey.

The taste shows off a tremendous hop bill with citric floral notes balanced against a slight sweetness to start, giving way to clean uber-citrus bitter finish. The pungent dry finish literally makes me want to take another drink each time. Lovely stuff!

The mouthfeel is great for this beer. Medium-high carbonation but with a luscious creaminess from the adequate body.

Drinkability is great, as you could easily enjoy 2 or more pints of this without a problem. Clean, bitter finish contributes to this attribute.

This is a great rendition of IPA. Hopheads must seek this out!

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2011 03:16:05 | More by ahalloin
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Duet IPA from Alpine Beer Company
98 out of 100 based on 1,768 ratings.