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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:
#406
Reviews:
928
Ratings:
3,677
pDev:
8.08%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
Wants:
1,186
Gots:
605
Trade:
13
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4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of malprep
3.38/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Phineasco
4.09/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BergBeer
4.24/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tone77
3.61/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a cloudy, light orange color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is malty, some fruits. Taste is pine, resin, malts are present, moderate bitterness. Feels medium/full bodied in the mouth and overall is a good beer, but it didn't meet my expectations.

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Photo of ESkirv
4.41/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mmmbeer89
4.27/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Nrod
3.99/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigMike
3.42/5  rDev -21%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.5/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This was poured into a tulip. The appearance was a bronzed/burnt semi-dark caramel color with a one finger white dissipating semi-glossy and burnt out looking lacing roaming all around. The smell had the caramel malts up front with a burnt out grassy to citrusy and somewhat grassy hoppiness. The taste was definitely sweet through the maltiness. The hops want to show a nice bitterness, but there’s more malt and, well, I’d still say good for the most part. I’m not disappointed. On the palate, this one sat about a medium in body with a decent sessionability to sipping quality. Overall, DIPA, well, it works if you like the maltier ones.

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4.37/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bb-magic
4.26/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stockatron
3.43/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Could be an old bottle i think ... nice body no funky smells, not a lot of hops in the nose but some on the burp, nice bitterness. Feels like its not fresh though might have to have another try and re-rate ...

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

Photo of Haybeerman
3.79/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AZBeerDude72
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a cloudy orange/yellow with a nice foamy head and minimal lacing. Smells so nice, rich citrus, loads of hops, dank notes, pine. The taste is really amazing, this sucker hits it out of the park. Tons of hops mixed with clean citrus and a grapefruit dryness that blends into a perfect hoppy masterpiece. A medium beer that is very drinkable, I found a new go to beer, this is a gem.

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Photo of ead73
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of DoubleMalt
4.33/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lane_in_ID
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

Look: Semi cloudy golden orange with 1 finger offshore head, head disappated quickly.
Smell: Fruity, Citrus, Pine, really fantastic nose on this one.
Taste: Follows the nose, nice bitter piney finish. Very hopforward beer.
Feel: Substantial mouthfeel, i get a bit of alcohol taste but it wears the it well.
Overall: Great Beer, was excited to find something new in SE Idaho to try.

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

Photo of RochefortChris
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Wheels2532
4.39/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

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Pure Hoppiness from Alpine Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 3,677 ratings
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