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Ugly - Alpine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

96 Ratings
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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 7.46%
Wants: 24
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ZX6Chris on 11-25-2010)
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

AndrewSmith, Aug 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Johnny58, Jul 29, 2013
Photo of arizcards
4.41/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Picked up a growler at the brewery today for $12.96.

Beer poured black as night with a nice tan head that is leaving lacing behind.

Nose is a blast of citrusy hops with a hint of roastiness.

Taste is big on grapefruit and pine up front, cocoa, and some roastiness try to balance out the hops but those wonderful hops win.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, low on carbonation, but big on smoothness.

Overall this is one of the best black ipa's i have had to date. It is the prototype of what i am looking for in this style. Definitely recommend this brew if you have the opportunity to visit this kick ass brewery!

arizcards, Jul 27, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

LegalBrew87, Jul 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

CoolEthan, Jul 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

emilylee, Jul 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

SocalKicks, Jul 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Piddmeista, Jul 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

moonknight31, Jul 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

DeanMoriarty, Jul 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

ScorseseZoe, Jul 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

akang, Jul 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

Zbeetleman, May 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Cazlo, Mar 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

FLBeerGuy, Feb 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Azrael, Feb 09, 2013
Photo of rand
4.54/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

From tap to pint glass...reviewed this at the brew pub 05/07/2011

Jet black in color, coffee-tan head, ugly pours like your favorite porter. The comparisons stop there, though, as the nose is full of fresh hops. Fresh wafts of hoppy pine and citrus flow from the glass in West Coast fashion. Upon the sip, bitter, citrusy hops jump off the palate up front, as expected, but the sweet malt-backbone carries a chocolate richness, reminding of squah bread. Light and bubbly, this ale is full of flavor but refreshing on each sip. Nothing ugly here but the title.

rand, Jan 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

spycow, Jan 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

t0rin0, Aug 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

stantheposterman, Aug 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

mettkea, May 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

kevboat, May 23, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

ADTaber, May 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

xnapshot, May 18, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

Irrationalist, May 12, 2012
Ugly from Alpine Beer Company
94 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.