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Pure Hoppiness - Alpine Beer Company

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97
world-class

1,845 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,845
Reviews: 643
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.45%
Wants: 1,169
Gots: 140 | FT: 7
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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matt2591

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -3%

07-04-2014 15:48:33 | More by matt2591
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewpub in Alpine.

Appearance: Clear light amber; excellent clarity; a weak off-shite head that manages to leaves some sticky lacing on the glass.

Aroma: very, very mild and subtle for style. Just faint hops. Pleasant.

Flavor: Mild for style -- more IPA than DIPA -- still, stronger and hoppier than the aroma suggests. Moderate complexity. Only moderately bitter at its peak. Moderate complexity. The hop flavor lingers on in the aftertaste.

Feel: Light-medium body with near medium carbonation. Dry finish. Slightly astringent.

O: a distinctive (D)IPA. Recommended.

Serving type: on-tap

07-04-2014 02:29:36 | More by chinchill
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BigV

California

5/5  rDev +14.2%

07-03-2014 16:38:20 | More by BigV
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christoph28

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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jlisuk

California

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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bccrosley

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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Geoff413

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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California

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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Huskyninja

California

5/5  rDev +14.2%

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ScottJWing

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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redfox405

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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McSmack

California

5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Alpine's line of IPAs are amazing and I probably would give all of them 5.0 ratings.

Pure Hoppiness is my go to DIPA when Nelson is not available. Always consistent and super enjoyable. Everyone I introduce to Alpine I bottle share Pure Hoppiness and they become new fans.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 13:40:56 | More by McSmack
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Csparks33

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

06-28-2014 12:34:33 | More by Csparks33
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Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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leaversuch

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -8.7%

06-25-2014 14:37:51 | More by leaversuch
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dsigmon

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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New York

4/5  rDev -8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

06-22-2014 03:02:43 | More by GregoryMo
Pure Hoppiness from Alpine Beer Company
97 out of 100 based on 1,845 ratings.