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Pure Hoppiness - Alpine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

2,018 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 2,018
Reviews: 653
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.45%
Wants: 1,201
Gots: 169 | FT: 13
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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4.55/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22 into a small glass at a tasting. The pour resulted in a good sized off white head with a nice light yellow liquid. The smell is big on the citrus and grapefruit with almost no hint of malt. Just the way I like it. The flavor follows suit with a load of citrus flavor followed by a nice hop bitterness. The mouthfeel is light with good carbonation. Overall an excellent ipa

rowingbrewer, Nov 17, 2011
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4.93/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Received in a trade a few weeks ago. I've been meaning to check it out.

Pours a beautiful gold color with a thin white head into my glass. Looks very promising.

A citrus monster greets the nose with a hint of mint to top it off.

Whoa! The carbonation is so strong that it coats the taste buds with a splash of grapefruit. The malt takes on a buttery sheen and the whole thing explodes in my mouth. Oh yeah.

Lingering grapefruit and buttery malt flavors. Very crisp and chock full of a lasting bitterness.

NICE! I like this DIPA and it's a good example of a beer that will probably never make it to my area.

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Pure Hoppiness from Alpine Beer Company
97 out of 100 based on 2,018 ratings.