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O'Brien's IPA - Alpine Beer Company

O'Brien's IPA
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122 Ratings
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Ratings: 122
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 7.52%


Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: sfoley333 on 01-10-2008)
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AleWatcher

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Growler into tulip pint.
Thanks to BdoubleEdoubleRUN for the growler-- I love Alpine, and especially their IPAs... Can't wait to try this one.

Orange colored body with a 2 fingers of white head. Nice thick rings of lacing and strong retention.

Smells of virtually no malt, but rather all hops; some piney notes mingle with the citrus and tropical fruits.
The flavor is just as the nose prepared me for. Very nicely bittered. Pretty dry finish.

Feels a bit thin. Well-carbonated. Oily hop residue left on my teeth after each sip.

Overall-- this is a pretty nice ipa. Quite drinkable-- although I'd prefer a bit more body, this actually drinks even easier due to the thinness-- and I'm taking on the entire growler solo, so I can safely call this "pretty sessionable."

Serving type: growler

03-23-2012 03:06:55 | More by AleWatcher
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O'Brien's IPA from Alpine Beer Company
96 out of 100 based on 122 ratings.