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Pure Hoppiness - Alpine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,959 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,959
Reviews: 651
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.45%
Wants: 1,198
Gots: 160 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Absolutely a world class beer. Great hop profile with a nice balance of pine and citrus. Medium body with excellent mouthfeel. Despite the name, it isnt an over the top hop bomb, it comes off more balanced and brilliantly executed... It is missing a certain element that the very best IIPAs have (Heady and Hop Zombie come to mind) that prevents this from being a 5. Nonetheless, a fantastic beer well worth seeking out.

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Aroma: Dank hop resin, pine, orange, lemon, grapefruit, a little mango, a little bread malts, and a little sweet malts, smells absolutely superb! 5

Appearance: A nice really clear, yellow, orange, amber, color mix that leaves a very creamy kooky head that lasts for a long time, leaves some nice lacing as well. 4.25

Taste: Wow! From the aroma you're expecting a hop bomb, you get a hop bomb but it is slightly tame and not incredibly over done and it's brilliant. Loads of pine, lemon, orange, grapefruit, hints of mango, mixed with a slight sweet and bread malt. Superbly balanced and complex, this really is a great DIPA! 4.75

Palate: Incredibly light, crisp, refreshing, the flavor profile lingers awhile and it slowly overtakes the perfect amount of bitterness, leaves your mouth a little dry which leaves you craving for more! 5

O: This is an incredible DIPA and IMO contends with the best of the best! 4.75

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Pure Hoppiness from Alpine Beer Company
97 out of 100 based on 1,959 ratings.