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New Millenium - Alpine Beer Company

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New Millenium
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Ratings: 50
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 8.45%
Wants: 6
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 06-23-2011)
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

on tap at Beachwood2
A-clear, clean, and begging to be consumed
S-fantastic..nice floral notes that were present, but not overwhelming
T-yumm...well balanced, nice hop presence but very well balanced. smooth
M-smooth..even a friend who is not into beer like this one
O-can't wait to get this fine beer again...at 5% easy to have more than one on a hot summer day!

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4.38/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a golden brown. With a 2 inch foamy head

Smell - straight grain smell. Hints of citrius and hops. Seems very light.

Taste - more hops up front but finish with that distinct Alpine taste. Super smooth citrus and some hop bitterness.

Overall - this beers is an outstanding sessions ale with just enough hops for the hop lovers in all of us, but still very easy to drink.

badboyrsl84, Jun 25, 2011
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4.38/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thank you, Brian. We owe each other hugs. No homo.

This filtered masterpiece pours from the growler a golden hue with crazy lace and a beautiful head. I'm enjoying the 64oz growler with my roommate and maaan... It's so drinkable. Smells of citra; pine, grass, hop juice. Leads the taste with the same but finishes with water and pale malt. So quality.

This beers strength is it's drinkability. Overall it's just totally enjoyable. Maybe a little thin on the mouthfeel, but even so it's such an exciting brew.

I want this for tailgates. Not just long days at the office.

afksports, Oct 19, 2011
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4.28/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Growler generously provided by ArthurPendragon. Thanks.

Pours a shade of pale gold with slight haze. The head retains well and leaves some webbing on the glass.

Pretty awesome aroma. Sharp and fruity, a lot of sweet citrus, orange flesh, marijuana, a touch of tropical fruit. In the usual Alpine fashion, there isn't much malt character.

Taste is slightly below the nose, though it's still great. It has some great zesty citrusy hop flavors, grapefruit and orange primarily, with a bit of tropical fruit goodness beneath that. Some bready malt flavor provides a backbone. The finish exhibits a gentle, mild bitterness that's followed by even more juicy hop flavor.

While I still prefer Hoppy Birthday, this is another fantastic pale ale from Alpine.

largadeer, Jul 29, 2011
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4.22/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Pizza Port Carlsbad.

A- Golden orange color with a finger of rocky white foam. Crystal clear with plumes of bubbles continuously rising. Nice lacing.

S- Pale, biscuity malt with fruity citrus notes.

T- Starts out with a nice hoppy bite. Orange peel and tangerine predominate. A nice malt backbone makes it's presence known mid-palate and the beer finishes semi-dry with a slightly bitter aftertaste.

M- Feel is light to medium with a prickly level of carbonation.

O- A very refreshing Pale from Alpine. It's hoppy, citrusy, and goes down very easily. A perfect brew for warm San Diego afternoons. Recommended!

Sideswipe, Aug 12, 2011
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4.2/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Growler shared by Evan at Sour Fest. Thanks!

A: The pour is a clear golden color with a nice tall white head and some streaks of lace.

S: As usual with a hoppy Alpine beer, the nose is just stellar. Great citrus character to it with plenty of floral and spicy notes as well. A bit of bread and and biscuit give the beer some malt flavor and a light sweetness.

T: The citrus hops are the first thing I taste here and the grapefruit and tangerine notes are just great. A touch of grass along with some rather strong floral hop flavors. Like with the nose, just enough malt flavor and sweetness.

M: Medium in body with a medium level of carbonation.

O: Just supremely easy to drink. Very enjoyable.

womencantsail, Jun 27, 2011
Photo of HopHead84
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4


Growler shared by Arthur at O'Brien's, thanks! When I heard about this beer I was really interested in trying it, so you can imagine my surprise and joy when Arthur reached into his suitcase and pulled out this growler.

A: It's very light in color. Sort of a straw honey yellow, if such a thing exists. The head is creamy and about 1.5 fingers above the liquid. It fades quickly and leaves scattered tendrils of lacing on the sides of the glass. Clarity is good.

S: The beer was a little muted at first but it really opened up after five minutes. The hop bouquet is bright and complex, composed of grapefruit, passion fruit, mango, orange, pineapple, tangerine, peach, and pine. I swirl the snifter vigorously and plunge my nose into the glass again and again. I can't get enough of this smell. Malt is barely detectable, and if you do detect it the impression of cracker is given before it fades from memory. No alcohol. No harsh notes. Just unbridled hop redolence. The combination of grapefruit and passion fruit is fantastic.

T: Upper moderate bitterness up front with orange pith and grapefruit rind. The fruit flesh follows soon after. Tropical notes are restrained here compared to the aroma, and the hop flavor doesn't quite match the expressiveness I found in the nose. No malt influence that I can pick up. Grapefruit is the strongest hop note. The finish is very dry and very clean, with lingering orange, pine, and grapefruit. Actually, I get a touch of biscuit a minute after the initial finish.

M: Upper light in body with lower moderate carbonation in the growler. Mouthfeel is sticky, dry, and crisp.

Overall: A nice pale ale that showcases two relatively new hops to me. If there were still a drinkability category this would get a 4.5 from me as I could see this growler going down quite easily on any day of the week.

HopHead84, Jun 23, 2011
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4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Very clear straw, nice near white head, lots of cling.

S - Grainy malt and hops battle out for dominance.

T - Nice round malt character framed by a near IPA hop profile.

M - Medium body, good carb, very clean finish and balance.

D - At this ABV and taste profile, session for sure..

srandycarter, Jun 30, 2011
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4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at O'Brien's for 2011 SDBW. Pint glass.

Pours clear pale gold with thin film of snow white foam. Good lacing. Smells like orange and lemon citrus, a little flowery and tangerine. Taste is biscuity malt, orange and lemon and a little piney. Medium body and medium-high carbonation with a nice crispness. Overall, a pretty mild and easy drinker, nice example of the style but not as hoppy and flavorful as I'd hope for.

pmarlowe, Nov 05, 2011
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New Millenium from Alpine Beer Company
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