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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: 829
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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Beautiful light golden and coppery ale that looks perfectly alive with carbonation. One finger head of smooth white foam that fades relatively quickly.

Delicate floral aroma with a hint of citrus or tropical hops (tough to determine), and a light bready malt background.

Immediate dry hops on the tongue and palate, followed by a wave of hop flavors: I thought sweet citrus at first, with a major following of floral and clove honey, all mixed with a subtle malt backbone. That big first blast may be pine. Each sip is very complex, and seems to deliver a slightly different taste.

Bright and refreshing, with a medium malt body. Sprightly and alive; light sting.

This is a very tasty, complex, hop-forward, and refreshing IPA. Oh, and its appearance is lovely. Just enough malts to smooth out the experience.

Thanks to JayORear for the trade!

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