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Pure Hoppiness - Alpine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,840 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,840
Reviews: 644
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.45%
Wants: 1,171
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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5/5  rDev +14.2%

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5/5  rDev +14.2%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -8.7%

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HosP

Indiana

3.85/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big thank you to Scottfrie for sending this beer to me. Poured 22oz bottle into gulden draak snifter.

A- Pours dark amber, copper in color. Slight haze with a white head. Lacing sticks to the glass nicely.

S- Lots of hop aromas going on here. Citrus and grapefruit jump out the most. Just keeps going all the way to the end.

T- More malts come through at the beginning here which was unexpected. Quickly turns to a burst of hop bitterness. Citrus hop flavor comes out the most. Some piney, grassy hops mixed in too. Bitterness and hops fade at the end. A little sweet at the end as well.

M- Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Oily in the mouth.

O- Interesting beer for sure. With the hop aromas, wasn't expecting that taste to it. Still a very good beer. Would drink another one easily.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2011 02:59:29 | More by HosP
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cbanker

California

5/5  rDev +14.2%

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shuggy

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -31.5%

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New York

5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -8.7%

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New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +14.2%

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Kentucky

5/5  rDev +14.2%

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5/5  rDev +14.2%

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5/5  rDev +14.2%

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +14.2%

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Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev -8.7%

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North Carolina

5/5  rDev +14.2%

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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +14.2%

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5/5  rDev +14.2%

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5/5  rDev +14.2%

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Minnesota

5/5  rDev +14.2%

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5/5  rDev +14.2%

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California

4/5  rDev -8.7%

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Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +14.2%

11-18-2011 02:16:30 | More by tmarq9
Pure Hoppiness from Alpine Beer Company
97 out of 100 based on 1,840 ratings.