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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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1,834 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,834
Reviews: 488
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 816
Gots: 158 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.18/5  rDev -5.4%

A - pours a cloudy light gold straw color with a nice finger of near white head, good lacing and retention

S - Unpleasantly airy, grapefruit citrus bomb with some grainy/bread aromas

T - big delicious trooical grapefruit mango hops from beinning to end, aafteraste is juicy

M - Drinkable decently carbonated kind of airy which hurts but nice aftertaste slightly bitter but light and very palatable.

O - Good flavor hut a bit airy, maybe a bad bottle? could probably be amazing in the right circumstances.

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4/5  rDev -9.5%

07-02-2013 19:52:53 | More by frankthetank86
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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev -9.5%

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California

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Wisconsin

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superspak

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4.33/5  rDev -2%

Got in a trade with TopsecretWaffle. 22 ounce bottle into tulip glass; no bottle dating, but should be very fresh. Pours lightly hazy golden amber color with a 1-2 finger dense white head with great retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big tangerine, mango, pineapple, passion fruit, peach, orange zest, lemon zest, floral, grass, honey, bread, light pine, and floral earthiness. Fantastic aromas with big tropical/citrus hop complexity with a moderate malt balance; and good strength. Taste of lemon zest, tangerine, orange zest, pineapple, peach, passion fruit, floral, grass, honey, bread, light pine, and floral earthiness. Fair amount of floral bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus, mango, pineapple, peach, floral, honey, bread, and floral earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Fantastic complexity of citrus/tropical hops; with a good malt balance that doesn’t overpower the hops; and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a lightly creamy, smooth, and moderately sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with hardly any warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a fantastic IPA! Tons of big hop complexity and a moderate malt balance; and very smooth to drink. A highly enjoyable offering.

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Duet IPA from Alpine Beer Company
98 out of 100 based on 1,834 ratings.