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Duet IPA - Alpine Beer Company

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Duet IPADuet IPA

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1,957 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,957
Reviews: 494
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 828
Gots: 179 | FT: 16
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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Served on-tap at Ale Arsenal in a DFH IPA glass.

Two fingers of thick head with lots of effervescence. Clear gold.

Smells like a pine forest. More lush and fresh than astringent. Aromatic and ensorcelling.

Smoother and less hoppy than anticipated. Round and balanced. Malty with a deceptively strong undercurrent of earthy spicy hops. Gentle finish.

Smooth and unremarkable.

A good beer, but perhaps shy of a great one. I've not had the greatest luck with spline kegs; will look for a bottle.

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A - clear golden amber with 2" of thick white head. Leaves 1/4inch and sticky lacing.

S - Lots of dank pine. Simcoe and Amarillo in perfect harmony.

T - Lots of pine, resin, some light citrus

M - very smooth, oily, resiny, sticky, chewy, full bodied (for an IPA)

O - Just a perfectly executed and harmonious, full favored/great bodied, heady, dank, piney IPA.

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Duet IPA from Alpine Beer Company
98 out of 100 based on 1,957 ratings.