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Duet IPA - Alpine Beer Company

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Duet IPADuet IPA

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98
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2,034 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,034
Reviews: 496
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 834
Gots: 193 | FT: 15
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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4.96/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

The color is a golden California sunset. Extraordinary nose: All sticky weed, grapefruit and a strange, almost Brett-like, hint of eraser. The lightest and most delicate IPA I've ever had. It's utterly refreshing and shockingly not the least bit bitter. This beer is in a whole other realm from your typical swill IPA that dominates American shelves. It's smooth and sophisticated where others are uncouth, bitter bores. Imagine grapefruit without a hint of bitterness; a fresh, warm loaf of sourdough just out of the oven and a fragrant lemon orchard in a glass. Phenomenal.

jjdc, Feb 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.76/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours a clear bright gold. Nice bubbly head. Smell is amazing. Vibrant tropical fruit. Lots of citrus, all hops. Great. The taste is fruity, only slightly bitter. Grapefruit, citrus, bitter rind. Their is a lemon flavor that is dominating the aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, decent carbonation. This is a very juicy ipa, with a lot of lemon flavor. Very nice and smooth.

Mikeypnh, Jan 30, 2014
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Duet IPA from Alpine Beer Company
98 out of 100 based on 2,034 ratings.