New Millenium | Alpine Beer Company

50 Ratings

Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company
California, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by HopHead84 on 06-23-2011

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3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

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3.45/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Dark brown in the pint glass. Starts out malty with a fairly rich flavor. Tangy with modest carbonation and minimal head. Hops are quite aromatic but not particularly bitter. Some warm flavors of roasted barley. Slightly sweet maltiness. Tart and bitter aftertaste. Thin body. A touch of perfume and flowers in the aroma.

On tap at the Pizza Port Ocean Beach. Has a nice aromatic hop flavor to start but is not very rewarding for a big quaff.

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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Pizza Port Carlsbad

A: Clear golden color with a thin white head and pretty nice lacing.

S: Some muted citrus aromas along with some citrus hops. A little caramel as well.

T: Pine hops with a biscuity malt backbone. A bit of citrus sweetness in there as well. A nice tasting beer at the start but it kind of died for me on the back half. Not my favorite from Alpine.

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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of Gobzilla
3.8/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: poured a golden orange in color with yellow highlights and a nice half finger of head that left some good bubbly lacing sticking to the glass.

S: very nice bouquet of citrus components such as lemon zest and grapefruit upfront in the aroma with sweet bready malt character, hints of spice, grain notes, tropical fruit presence and nice piney hops

T: the tropical fruits were more evident on the palate alongside the piney citrusy hoppy flavor, nice lemony grapefruit zing, good sweet bready malt balance, a touch of spice and pineapple undertones.

M: the brew was medium in body with a good amount of carbonation which had a hoppy, piney, citrusy, slightly fruity, bready malty, semi sweet and mild bitter finish.

O: I thought it was a solid alpine pale ale, nothing extraordinary but was a decent beer.

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Photo of rand
3.83/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Picked up a growler at the brewpub...poured into my Mikasa pint glass

New Millennium pours a clear, lightly golden-tan, as it emits aromas of fresh pine and citrus. The nose yields a light tropical tone that touches scents of yeasty bread and pastries. The flavors follow, with the tropical notes slightly more pronounced than in the nose. There's a distinguishing lemon-citrus overtone, which plays nicely with the honey-sweet malts. A nice contrast of bitter and sweet throughout the swallow, NM is eminently drinkable, carried by a relatively light complexion and mouthfeel. A perfect session beer...hopefully we'll soon see this in Alpine's regular line up.

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3.85/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to largadeer for this tick.

Growler pours clear golden with a one finger white head that fades to a thin film.

The aroma is hoppy, believe it or not, with citrus and herbal notes, and a bready malt character behind it.

The flavor is interesting, rather biscuity and bready, with an average hop bite. Earthy with orange and grapefruit.

Medium-light bodied and crisp with good hop oils and very high drinkability.

Not quite Alpineā€™s best, but enjoyable as always.

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3.85/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear golden with a nearly white head that lingers longer than any other Alpine I've had yet. The fine foam laces the edges of the glass asymmetrically. Piney nose that was barely noted over the soap perfume on my hands (I had just excused myself to the wash room and, of course, I washed my hands before returning). Mouthfeel is full, smooth, and cottony. Mild pine features and some notes of peat. Excellent example of an APA.

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3.95/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a light straw with a 1" very creamy white head.

Even front a pint glass the smell knocks you out with overloads of fresh citrusy hops.

The taste doesn't quite match up to the smell. Good initial citrus flavor, but it could use more hops for a bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is very light as it is a low ABV beer. I could definitely see this as a good session beer. If it would be a touch hoppier, it'd be near perfect in that regard, but as is, still a good beer.

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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New Millenium from Alpine Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.14 out of 5 with 50 ratings
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