Duet | Alpine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
4.34/5
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4,415 Ratings
DuetDuet
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company
California, United States
alpinebeerco.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A soon-to-be favorite, if it's already not. This single IPA boasts pine, citrus, and cedar notes from Simcoe and Amarillo hops.

Added by SteveO1231 on 12-31-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#374
Reviews:
888
Ratings:
4,415
pDev:
7.83%
Bros Score:
4.19
 
 
Wants:
819
Gots:
915
Trade:
16
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,415 |  Reviews: 888
Photo of LostHighway
3.98/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of roast_90
3.98/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DenverHopHead
3.98/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap, poured into a pub glass.
Appearance - gold in color; light in carbonation; very thin white head that leaves lazy lacing.
Smell - I pick up a blend of pine and citrus; very nice, but not outstanding as I hoped it would be.
Taste - makes up for the nose; great hop flavors of citrus, pine and some grass; delicious!
Feel - hop bomb, yet relaxed enough not to blow your head off!
Overall - this was one that I've waited for some time for; a bit disappointed, because I was expecting much more...that being said, this is a well crafted, hop forward IPA that I would no doubt have again!

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Photo of 1759Girl
3.98/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance> Golden color. Slightly hazy. Very still.

Smell> Yeasty, followed by a mix of hops and honey. Nice addition.. pineapple was suggested by another taster. Wow pineapple.

Taste>Nice and strong, but it really lacks the complexity of other American IPAs. However, it's still sublimely clean.

Mouf>decent. Slightly more tingle.

Drink>good

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Photo of let8it8grow
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of morimech
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BlueSpader
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DesertFox24
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of abrodsky
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thereal_adam
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BFCarr
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dan_K
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Green Flash sourced bottle (brewed by Green Flash?)

Golden colored brew that is quintessential west coast IPA. Carbonation is 2 fingers and sticks around. Crisp and clean, bright citrus and hoppy floral bitterness. An easy drinking IPA with lots of flavor and aroma. Well balanced and very drinkable, would probably give Pliney a run for their money in a blind test.

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Photo of heerboth
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of npachl
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JGam115
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Clear amber, laced white foam. Effervescent grapefruit, passion fruit, a little guava. Lighter body but burst of fruit. Very refreshing

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Photo of AGust82
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Auztan
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of marktoddgraf
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of berto714
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mtn
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CwrwAmByth
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TedStrosser
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RyanTheLion13
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MJSFS
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of aszatk01
4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Duet from Alpine Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.34 out of 5 with 4,415 ratings
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