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Duet | Alpine Beer Company

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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:
#375
Reviews:
886
Ratings:
4,402
pDev:
7.83%
Bros Score:
4.19
 
 
Wants:
821
Gots:
907
Trade:
16
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,402 |  Reviews: 886
Photo of mattyb85
4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kevincredible
4/5  rDev -7.8%

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

This was poured into a becher pint glass. The appearance was a hazy semi-burnt slightly transparent copper color. Messy lacing weaves around the glass. The smell had a sweet to bitter blend of dried citrus, dried floral, dried bitter pine with an ever so slight touch of caramel malts. The taste was basically the same with a nice slick bitter piney aftertaste and finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. Carbonation hits well enough as an AIPA, with an ample amount of bitter harshness sticking to my tongue. Overall, aha, I found the good Alpine beer.

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

Photo of broadway848
4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of xxcarpxx
4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of md655321
4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of KYGunner
4/5  rDev -7.8%

Light herbs and floral hops on the nose I sense a bit of chives, tangerines, caramel, grapefruit, watermelon and bitter lemon rinds. The front is floral with an herbaceous hops. The middle palate is caramel before it ends with a grapefruit bitterness and resiny pine. The feel is almost sessionable as it holds almost no astringency.

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Photo of dgeebs07
4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of Rizzy17
4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of farnold
4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of montman
4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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

Good IPA featuring Simcoe and Amarillo hops brings lots of citrus and fruit, edged with earthy pine. Clean and sharp, with a decent malt backbone, medium-light feel and ample carbonation.

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Photo of mcintire78
4/5  rDev -7.8%

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

Photo of DangleBerries
4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of andrewh995
4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy gold with a white head. Smells of pine, citrus, hops, and some malt. Tastes of bitter hops, light sweet malt, grapefruit and orange zest, and pine. Medium resinous body with medium carbonation. Overall a very good standard IPA.

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

12 oz. bottle, best by date July 04, 2016. My third beer from Alpine Beer Company, acquired a single bottle at the local bottle shop.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A - Pours a beautiful golden orange IPA body. One finger of frothy white head. Some okay sticky spotty lacing. Appears aptly carbonated, looks very nice for the style.

S - Aroma is fresh & floral. Wonderful hop presence

T - Beautiful, fruity, floral. A perfect pairing of hop florals and golden honeyed malts.

M - Feel is smooth, crisp, clean, & easy-drinking. Medium-light bodied with excellent carb.

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Duet from Alpine Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.34 out of 5 with 4,402 ratings
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