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Hoppy Birthday - Alpine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

601 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 601
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 7.95%
Wants: 671
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.25% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 05-24-2010)
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5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

God this pale ale has to be the best in the world. Forgot zombie dust go for this! So Cal residents only though so come on down and join the fun!

Sunset orange in color with tropical mango and pine aromas. Taste follows the nose with a velvet mouth feel.

Serving type: on-tap

06-10-2014 05:26:19 | More by Sm00thHoperator
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California

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4.69/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Sampled on tap at Ale Arsenal. Beautiful golden color with some haze and great lacing. Fantastic aroma with loads of tropical fruit and citrus. Flavors follows with outstanding hop complexity, moderate bitterness and a foundation of toasted malt. A creamy texture and a perfect carbonation. A flavorful and refreshing beer that's perfect for a sunny CA day.

Serving type: on-tap

06-09-2014 23:38:36 | More by GJ40
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California

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

06-09-2014 03:54:08 | More by Maillard
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California

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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California

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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California

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

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Washington

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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Maryland

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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California

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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Washington

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teraflx

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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Washington

4/5  rDev -11.7%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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California

4/5  rDev -11.7%

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California

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Obsidian

California

5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from an Alpine growler 05/24/14 (filled the same day). Absolutely the best American Pale Ale I have had, just a perfect balance of hoppy, sweet and bitter.

I am looking forward to the pending Green Flash treatment of this excellent ale, and to see how the ratings go once it sort of hits the masses. THIS is what the so called "session IPA's" should be, IMO.

Serving type: growler

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Hoppy Birthday from Alpine Beer Company
100 out of 100 based on 601 ratings.