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Duet IPA - Alpine Beer Company

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Duet IPADuet IPA

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1,764 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,764
Reviews: 487
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 791
Gots: 144 | FT: 12
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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A: Golden copper and clear. Big off-white head good retention and lacing.

S: Earthiness, pine and caramel upfront. Vague grapefruit and citrus. Was expecting an explosion of aroma, but not quite.

T: Caramel malt upfront. Sturdy bitterness that follows throughout, some piney notes, light citrus and sweetness that fades into a dry finish.

M: Medium bodied, well carbonated. Nice minor sweetness upfront but drys up at the end, love my IPA's dry.

O: Overall nicely refreshing. Was looking for a more assertive hop flavor and aroma, but all in all an easy to drink and refreshing beer.

Serving type: bottle

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22oz bottle received via Growling at the Moon. Thanks for the brew, Justin!

Poured into a imperial pint glass, formed a 1/4" off-white head over the clear golden brew. Head slowly fizzles away, with lasting lace. Aroma is all about the citrus.

Taste is moderate sweetness to start, which is quickly overpowered by citrus hoppiness in the middle, and cruises through the close with pine and ample but not overpowering bitterness. Mouthfeel is smooth, and drinkability is easy. Excellent brew, and shows how we can have plenty of hops character and flavor, yet keep the bitterness under control. Bitter is nice, but bitter for bitter's sake gets old. None of that here.

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Duet IPA from Alpine Beer Company
98 out of 100 based on 1,764 ratings.