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Duet IPA - Alpine Beer Company

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Duet IPADuet IPA

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1,896 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,896
Reviews: 491
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 830
Gots: 165 | 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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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

22 oz bomber poured into a Speigelau tulip

Pours a golden copper clear body with a big off-white head of medium sized bubbles with good retention and lacing.

Smell is very piney, earthy, and floral. Small amounts of citrus notes with grapefruit and lemon being predominant. Some honeysuckle. Nice aroma.

Taste is very west coast, with a piney bitterness to the hops up front, more sweet than I would have expected though, some floral and citrus notes rounding out the taste with a dry finish and bitter aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is smooth, creamy, medium bodied, well carbonated, actually a great feel to this.

Overall, a really refreshing beer, the highlight being how easy-drinking it is. Definitely one of the smoothest IPAs I can remember. Some of the hop flavor may have fallen off since the bottling, and I'd like to try this fresh one day, but still highly enjoyed and definitely recommended.

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Duet IPA from Alpine Beer Company
98 out of 100 based on 1,896 ratings.