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Bad Boy - Alpine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

414 Ratings
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Ratings: 414
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 4.54
pDev: 7.49%
Wants: 544
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Uses Columbus and Amarillo hops.

(Beer added by: SacoDeToro on 12-03-2006)
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4.99/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Slight one finger off white head briefly rests atop a golden honey color that is clear as a bell.
Lacing is relatively slight in the Hill Farmstead Belgian stemware.

The nose is exceptionally bright and juicy, super juicy.Exploding with pineapple,mango and nectarine.

The taste is the payoff and a solid reflection of the amazing aroma: juicy tropical all the way.
Impossible to think Bad Boy is 9% abv as this is easily the most flavorful IIPA above 8% that reveals absolutely no alcohol, which is astounding. There is a slight warming in the throat after a full glass, but just an observation, not a negative.

Mouthfeel is light medium with a wonderful glide across the palate delivering just the right amount of carbonation, with a super crisp, dry finish.

Some IIPAs that have super high ratings are often overhyped: not the case with Bad Boy.
Alpine has created a masterpiece, and Bad Boy is easily one of the very best IIPAs I have been fortunate enough to sample.Huge thanks to SDPaul on this one!

Hendry, Sep 17, 2013
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Bad Boy from Alpine Beer Company
100 out of 100 based on 414 ratings.