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Duet IPA - Alpine Beer Company

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Duet IPADuet IPA

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98
world-class

1,872 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,872
Reviews: 490
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 825
Gots: 159 | 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 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A - crystal clear middle amber that pours with a frothy 1.5 finger head. Bubbles float up throughout the glass and maintain a thin white film. Perfect looking IPA.

S - tiny tiny bit of citrus then a ton of grassy dank aroma with some piney finish. Very well integrated smell. It's darkness tastes great in that unexplainable way barnyard funk tastes good in a good sour.

T - piney hop resiny goodness. Again the favors are balanced and integrated perfectly. Taste is less dank or more piney than the nose.

M - smooth, smooth, smooth. Creamy and soft mouthfeel start to finish.

O - one of the best non citrusy IPA's I can recall. If you don't appreciate a piney dank IPA, and want you're tropical fruit, don't come here. Otherwise enjoy an outstanding beer.

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Duet IPA from Alpine Beer Company
98 out of 100 based on 1,872 ratings.