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Pure Hoppiness - Alpine Beer Company

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97
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1,880 Ratings
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96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,880
Reviews: 646
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.45%
Wants: 1,178
Gots: 146 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This brew uses several varieties and multiple hop additions to the kettle as well as a large "hop back" to give the bitterness and aroma a start. Plenty of dry hops finish it off and give a big hop bouquet.
Draft & 22oz bottles.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 12-18-2002)
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Reviews by newk340:
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newk340

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4.1/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: thick foam head with wicked lacing and hazy golden yellow in color.

S: a blast of hops, slight citrus hints as well tease the senses.

T: an initial sizzle of hops with an aftertaste of tropical fruits.

MF/D: a buzz of carbonation that fades rather quickly leading to a rather smooth swallow.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2010 01:56:18 | More by newk340
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Pure Hoppiness from Alpine Beer Company
97 out of 100 based on 1,880 ratings.