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Hoppy Birthday - Alpine Beer Company

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671 Ratings
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Ratings: 671
Reviews: 120
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 7.95%
Wants: 709
Gots: 42 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

kduf, Aug 12, 2014
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4.13/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Alpine Brewing Co. Hoppy Birthday APA
serving type: standard pint glass, on tap at St. Johns, Sunnyvale CA (July 2014)

A: Really wonderful amber littered with bright orange

S: Lots of hop dank, grapefruit

M: Semi-dry finish, medium bodied

T: Hop forward, but well balanced. The malts provide a deep and dank dish soap that isn't bitter. The pine and grass notes are gentle instead of sharp, making this quite pleasant

O: Wonderfully balanced, full of complimentary and rich flavors, really enjoyable. However, it becomes extremely bitter as it warms. Also, maybe I'm behind on hops, but there is no way in hell I would call this an APA.

UncleEmu, Aug 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

MNMike, Aug 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

mnbearsfan, Aug 07, 2014
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Eternal218, Aug 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.4%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

Strata21, Aug 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

sbart518, Aug 04, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.4%

evan007, Aug 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

ironchefkook, Aug 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

ronricorossi, Aug 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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5/5  rDev +10.4%

hopnotch760, Aug 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

raulazzer, Jul 31, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

wsnich, Jul 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

Joshgranucci, Jul 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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4.78/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Another super-dry hop bomb from Alpine. This one low enough gravity to have 3 at a sitting. On draught at the Rose & Crown, Palo Alto. Cloudy pale orange pour with a finger of foam which persisted until first taste. Apricot nose and orange rind, no appreciable sweetness. A perfect IPA for a hot summer day.

easong, Jul 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

QuakeAttack, Jul 25, 2014
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Justinsosmart, Jul 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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Hoppy Birthday from Alpine Beer Company
100 out of 100 based on 671 ratings.