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Pure Hoppiness - Alpine Beer Company

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97
world-class

1,932 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,932
Reviews: 650
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.45%
Wants: 1,193
Gots: 155 | 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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Got this in a trade, but I forget from where. Either way, thanks!

Poured from a bomber into a Sierra Nevada glass. Beautiful deep rich copper color with an off white rocky head.

Smells of sweet sticky malts, some toffee, and bitter resinous hops.

Taste gets wonky for me. There is a beautiful sweetness that is immediately hammered down by the hops, but the end of the flavor and finish is oniony/garlicky.

Mouthfeel is spot on, rich, slightly viscous and oily.

Overall, a bitter disappointment. the onion and garlic flavors going on are just nasty.

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Pure Hoppiness from Alpine Beer Company
97 out of 100 based on 1,932 ratings.