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Duet IPA - Alpine Beer Company

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Duet IPADuet IPA

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1,837 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,837
Reviews: 488
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 817
Gots: 159 | FT: 13
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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bvdubn

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

04-07-2014 15:21:57 | More by bvdubn
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RAKeeler

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

04-06-2014 03:42:42 | More by RAKeeler
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ianroodt

California

5/5  rDev +13.1%

04-06-2014 03:23:11 | More by ianroodt
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laxer8811

New York

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

04-06-2014 03:18:32 | More by laxer8811
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2beerdogs

California

4/5  rDev -9.5%

04-06-2014 02:19:14 | More by 2beerdogs
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Joshmistake

California

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

04-06-2014 00:31:13 | More by Joshmistake
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random846

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

04-05-2014 05:14:16 | More by random846
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brewskis

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

04-05-2014 02:02:54 | More by brewskis
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lordofstarside

Nevada

4.34/5  rDev -1.8%

Bomber to a snifter, no dates

Pours a clear vibrant golden orange with a finger of foam. High carbonation coming form everywhere, good lacing and really good retention on the foam. Looks pretty good

Smell is of earthy citrus hops, strong notes of grapefruit backed up with some pine and mandarin. A bitter sweet malt with notes of caramel and bread finish in the back with a little bit of alcohol

Taste is pretty close with the aroma, strong earthy mandarin and grapefruit with some floral and pine notes. Caramel malt that is a bit less sweet than average, finishes with a touch of alcohol

Feel is pretty bitter moderate body, leaves a very dry stinging finish. By far my favorite feel from an ipa

Overall a great beer I'll need to trade for again someday. Super jealous of San Diego

04-04-2014 00:14:35 | More by lordofstarside
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WadeBridgman

Illinois

4.71/5  rDev +6.6%

A BIG thank you to Rish in Californa for this beast of a beer.

Appearance: Pours a great looking hazy golden color, definitely unfiltered with a nice creamy head of foam.

Smell: The smell is very strong citrus, very forward and up front. I love it

Taste: So much flavor, so many levels in this beer, it is awesome and quite refreshing also. It has an awesome sweet, bitter, and piney taste. Nice bitterness but is not overpowering just perfect

Mouthfeel: Couldn't really ask for anything more, nice and creamy with good carbonation.

Overall just a great beer, one of my favorite IPAs I'm upset I can't get this here in Chicago. I was so impressed with Duet it's wonderful

04-03-2014 03:21:29 | More by WadeBridgman
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Beestin

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

04-02-2014 18:20:57 | More by Beestin
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SirElton

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

04-02-2014 02:58:51 | More by SirElton
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CRon_T

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

04-01-2014 18:42:36 | More by CRon_T
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cabrina

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -9.5%

03-31-2014 20:14:51 | More by cabrina
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jkball01

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

03-30-2014 15:33:04 | More by jkball01
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rollncalguy78

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

03-30-2014 02:56:30 | More by rollncalguy78
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jacobbocce72

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

03-29-2014 21:22:04 | More by jacobbocce72
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T_Hass

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

03-29-2014 20:05:10 | More by T_Hass
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510a

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

03-29-2014 18:38:31 | More by 510a
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reebtaerG

Maryland

4.49/5  rDev +1.6%

Poured 22oz bottle in New Belgium globe

A-Golden copper and clear. Big off-white head good retention and lacing.

S-Earthiness, pine and caramel upfront. Vague grapefruit and citrus. Was expecting an explosion of aroma, but not quite.

T-Caramel malt upfront. Sturdy bitterness that follows throughout, some piney notes, light citrus and sweetness that fades into a dry finish.

M-Medium bodied, well carbonated. Nice minor sweetness upfront but drys up at the end, love my IPA’s dry.

O-Overall nicely refreshing. Was looking for a more assertive hop flavor and aroma, but all in all an easy to drink and refreshing beer.

03-29-2014 02:14:47 | More by reebtaerG
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hockeypuck

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

03-29-2014 01:36:23 | More by hockeypuck
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PicoPapa

Connecticut

4.2/5  rDev -5%

Thanks to Orthodoxkardia for this one.

22oz bottle pours a bright golden amber color with a 1/2 inch of head. Lots of lacing. Hoppy aroma with a mix of floral and citrus hops. The taste is sweet floral bitterness with some light citrus notes. Fair amount of toasty malts. More flowery hops at the finish with some citrus peel. Some grassy notes as well. Medium bodied. Overall, this is a really good IPA.

03-29-2014 00:48:30 | More by PicoPapa
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GStein

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

03-28-2014 06:07:33 | More by GStein
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woooobeer

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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dspinler

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

03-28-2014 00:50:39 | More by dspinler
Duet IPA from Alpine Beer Company
98 out of 100 based on 1,837 ratings.