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Pure Hoppiness | Alpine Beer Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
So mega-hopped it will take you to hop heaven. We’ve used hops in the boil, more hops in the giant hopback, and added to that, an incredible amount of dry-hopping for that cutting-edge “hop bite.” Once you’ve tasted this unique beer, all others pale in comparison. 1.072 OG Classified IBU

Added by xlperro on 12-18-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#402
Reviews:
931
Ratings:
3,685
pDev:
8.08%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
Wants:
1,188
Gots:
612
Trade:
13
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,685 |  Reviews: 931
Photo of evanfox81
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JRod1969
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DarkLordPsycho
4.29/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Fargrow
3.94/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigZ2214
4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shopk
4.42/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of von_kaiser
4.55/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

pleasantly suprised by this one. expecting to be blown away by hops and i was. malt character balanced the flavor out beautifully. on the pricier side of the six pack spectrum but i do believe this beer delivers. worth the try.

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Photo of Erik-P
4.29/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fen9way
3.52/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle. Have heard good things about this beer, and was hoping to enjoy it...can't say it lived up to expectations.

A: golden amber, white head, very little lacing

S: pine, earthy, dank hops

T: grassy, resiney, bitter

M: medium body, dry finish

O: decent offering if you like grassy, resiney, hoppy DIPA's. Not one of my favorites...sorry Alpine/Green Flash.

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Photo of Cotton_27
4.29/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LeftHanded666
4.3/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dedbeer
4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PaulyB83
4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Best by May 5, 2016. Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass.

L- Light copper, slight amount of haze, two finger slightly off white head.

S- Like opening a bag of hops, pine, onion, sweet grapefruit, maybe a touch of tropical.

T- Similar to aroma with a sweet citrus taste but a nice dry bitter finish.

F- Medium, typical IPA.

O- A very good IPA that reminds me of Enjoy By a bit with that really bright fresh hop aroma, I enjoy this one more than Duet.

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Photo of TomMorris
3.5/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Amedlin18
4.19/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OGShotzy
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chrismattlin
4.49/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of aaronyoung01
4.36/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Scarfer_Brad
4.23/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zenwatts
4.4/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rkarimi
4.54/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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Photo of SaulFox
4.21/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Golden amber color with moderate lacing
Ripe tropical fruits, pine, citrus
Fruity upfront overwhelmed by pine bitterness
Medium body
Nice offering from Green Flash, oops I meant Alpine.

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Photo of AndyCowles75
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SharkNado
4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ottodyer
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pure Hoppiness from Alpine Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 3,685 ratings
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