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Duet IPA - Alpine Beer Company

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Duet IPADuet IPA

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

1,819 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,819
Reviews: 487
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 811
Gots: 153 | 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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Ratings: 1,819 | Reviews: 487 | Display Reviews Only:
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jkane101

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -9.5%

12-04-2012 01:07:47 | More by jkane101
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Hugonaut13

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

12-02-2012 03:25:25 | More by Hugonaut13
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slvrmon82

Delaware

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

11-30-2012 03:19:56 | More by slvrmon82
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Pelican5

California

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

11-29-2012 22:46:51 | More by Pelican5
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AverageWhiteGuy

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

11-29-2012 00:04:41 | More by AverageWhiteGuy
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mkbeirne

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

11-26-2012 15:44:25 | More by mkbeirne
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muskiesman

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

11-24-2012 20:34:32 | More by muskiesman
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badboy7113

Florida

5/5  rDev +13.1%

11-19-2012 15:13:08 | More by badboy7113
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TheRuss9585

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

11-17-2012 16:50:48 | More by TheRuss9585
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

4.08/5  rDev -7.7%

Pours a caramel colour, transparent, with a beige head. Nice lace! Aroma of tropical fruits, floral hops, and a backing malt background, sweet and caramel-y. Medium to high bittering, sweet fruits, flowers, and hints of pine resins, in front of a sweet rich malt background, equally as alluring. It's full bodied, somewhat rich and creamy.

A somewhat filling IPA, but quite great!

11-17-2012 02:26:16 | More by EgadBananas
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chippo33

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

11-16-2012 05:38:29 | More by chippo33
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Vonerichs

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Glowing orange-gold and hazy body with a dense white contrasting head. Lacing is minimal.

Huge hop aroma of orange and grapefruit. It also has aromatic floral notes of lilac. I even picked up a few whiffs of pomegranate, though I have I idea where that's coming from.

It has a strong fresh grapefruit flavor with the floral notes to a lesser extent. Decent caramel backbone.

Mouthfeel is fresh and clean with spot on carbonation.

It's a fantastic IPA worth seeking out.

11-16-2012 01:36:21 | More by Vonerichs
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COYS1984


4.88/5  rDev +10.4%

Pours translucent honey-golden orange with minimal head that dissipates rapidly. Nose is full of hoppy fruitiness - grapefruit, peach, etc. I want a car air freshener with this scent. Flavor is spot on in terms of the nose. The citrus elements yield to a floral pinkness which is lovely. Little bit of alcohol on the back end which helps to keep the sweetness down. Not an off flavor to be found. Only nitpicking issue found which keeps this from being a perfect IPA is in the mouthfeel - perhaps a bit on the light side. Overall a fantastic West Coast IPA that vies for archetypal status in regards to this style.

11-10-2012 01:18:32 | More by COYS1984
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Beerbuddy21

California

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

11-09-2012 04:47:35 | More by Beerbuddy21
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zackcamp

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

11-03-2012 17:58:55 | More by zackcamp
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

11-03-2012 14:14:45 | More by tbone1384
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DocJitsu

California

4.48/5  rDev +1.4%

Pours a very clear class golden color with a quickly evaporating white head. Grapefruit nose that draws you in like a Siren. MF is wet and full and accentuates the overall experience of the beer. Grapefruit citrus yields to pine in the flavors that get balanced nearly perfectly by the grain. This is a stupendous IPA.

11-02-2012 00:34:10 | More by DocJitsu
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Rempo

Indiana

5/5  rDev +13.1%

10-25-2012 01:04:09 | More by Rempo
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jokely

California

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

10-25-2012 00:13:19 | More by jokely
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California

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

10-24-2012 17:40:33 | More by GradyS1
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ACY73

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

10-23-2012 15:52:08 | More by ACY73
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Googs

New York

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

10-22-2012 15:32:10 | More by Googs
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mecmd

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

10-20-2012 22:05:01 | More by mecmd
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ComRock12

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

10-19-2012 18:15:35 | More by ComRock12
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Crimsontider22

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

10-19-2012 04:56:02 | More by Crimsontider22
Duet IPA from Alpine Beer Company
98 out of 100 based on 1,819 ratings.