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Duet IPA - Alpine Beer Company

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Duet IPADuet IPA

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2,090 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,090
Reviews: 500
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 7.92%
Wants: 844
Gots: 204 | FT: 17
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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4.08/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.44/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.61/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 2dogbrew
4.03/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

High expectations of Alpine again. A solid beer but I don't get the hype.

Photo of Ready4aHeady
3.35/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A nice IPA, a little too malty for me, and overall not especially exciting... Not even close to the magnitude of Nelson!

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5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.03/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.41/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.28/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -9.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.68/5  rDev +5.9%

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5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of Pawoto
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Thanks to BungleTrpg for including as an extra in a recent trade. I have only had Nelson, previously, from Alpine. Psyched to try Duet as Simcoe and Amarillo are two of my favorite hops to use in homebrewing (disclosure: I'm a terrible home brewer).

Drank from a CBC Teku Glass. Pours a crystal clear, straw-yellow...nice big white bubbly head. Very nice looking beer.

Nose is pure Amarillo hops...if I had to guess I would say they used a bazillion pounds of Amarillo for dry-hopping per barrel. Citrus on citrus on citrus. Reminded me a little bit of Victory Hop Ranch.

The beer tastes as good as it smells. Really crisp and clean. Not overly bitter. Nice dry finish, but not one that leaves you asking for a glass of water.

Really tasty beer...need more Alpine in my life.

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4.64/5  rDev +5%

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4/5  rDev -9.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Very good IPA a smooth pour with bitter hop aroma. Solid drinking and pretty good finish.

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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

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Duet IPA from Alpine Beer Company
98 out of 100 based on 2,090 ratings.