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Pure Hoppiness - Alpine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

2,184 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 2,184
Reviews: 669
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.45%
Wants: 1,250
Gots: 192 | FT: 11
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:
Beer added by: xlperro on 12-18-2002

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.
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This is the finest, all-around IPA I've ever tasted. It's fantastic in every regard. The hops and malt blend is absolute perfection. Since Pat does not distribute bottles of this beer anywhere out of the Alpine/El Cajon/Lakeside area (but kegs do find their way to O'Brien's Pub and the Liar's Club), it is well worth driving the 110 miles to El Cajon to buy a few cases.

It tastes of smooth but bold northwest hops, but there is no unbridled bitterness because the malt taste comes through to uphold an unparalleled consistency. Each sip is liquid gold, to match the color of this perfected brew.

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Pure Hoppiness from Alpine Beer Company
97 out of 100 based on 2,184 ratings.