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Alpine Beer Company Bad Boy IPA

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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 278   ABV: 9.25%
The return of “Bad Boy,” our ‘other’ double IPA, happens this Thursday as soon as our doors open. It’s NOT bottled but we will be filling growlers at the brewery and glasses at the pub. This beer, created by Shawn, uses hops that weren’t around when Pure Hoppiness was invented. That’s one of the reasons it has such a huge hop presence. We also use predominately Premium British ‘Maris Otter’ barley which enriches the flavor and deepens the body. Be careful at 9.25% abv

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
50belair (3083) - Florida, USA - NOV 10, 2015
Growler. Yellow/orange pour with a white head. Fruity hop aromas. Tasty fruity hop notes. Good balance with a nice caramel malty presence. Good body and mouthfeel. Just about as good as a IIPA gets.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ctipping (536) - Florida, USA - NOV 9, 2015
32 oz. growler. Slightly hazy. Small white head. Thin collar. Smell is bright citrus. Boozy. Fruity and a little bit of apple. Taste is bright citrus. Pine. Astringent maltiness. Maris otter is distinct. Boozy. Low carbonation. Medium body. Very tasty, but very big.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (15303) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2015
Draught at Alpine Beer Company - The Pub, in Alpine, California. Clear golden beer with a nice lasting white head. Hoppy pine flavor, citrus, pine apples, herbal, peach, earthy notes, floral, grapes, some caramel. Hoppy citrus and pine flavor, grapes, citrus, pine, floral notes. Very fresh and full bodied beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - APR 19, 2015
Tap, gold pour, white head, nose is citrus, taste is super citrus and super hoppy, amazing brew

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marheb (3534) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 17, 2015
(En fût au Hamilton’s tavern, special cask night): Un profil typique west coast, vert et tropical, hyper juteux et moelleux.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (9304) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 16, 2015
[2/15/15] Draught at City Beer in San Francisco. Clear golden. Lovely hoppy aroma, “green”, piney and fruity. Flavor has some chewy malt, lots of “green” and piney hops, strong bitterness and a boozy note. Medium-bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sir__v (1281) - Lille, FRANCE - FEB 22, 2015
On tap @ Alpine Brewpub, Alpine - CA. Color: clear golden blond beer with small carbonation and small white foam. Smell: nice hoppy nose with really strong grassy and floral nose. Good equilibrium. Fruity finish. Taste: nice exotic fruits taste as mango and pineapple. Notes of hops, strong hoppy taste. Finish: alcohol notes. Aftertaste: alcohol and bitterness blast. Really strong IPA! All I like!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
snoworsummer (3701) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Draft at the brewery. Pours clear amber with a fizzy white head. Tastes like resin, sweaty, leathery, grapefruit hops, smooth caramel, a little boozy, and sweet doughy malt. Medium body and low carbonation. Smells like caramel, orange, hop resin, and grapefruit hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BucannonXC5 (1163) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Type: Draft Glass: Pint glass From: Alpine Beer Company in Alpine, Calif. Price: $6.00 Purchased: Oct. 15, 2014 Consumed: Oct. 15, 2014 Misc.: N/A Poured a honey, light caramel, semi-clear color with 1-to-2 fingers of offwhite head when I got it. Lots of bubbles coming up from the bottom at parts of the glass. Very good layered, spiderweb lacing along the sides of the glass. Good retention on top. (Sight - 4.38) Initial smell reminded me of a Duet. Got grapefruit spices, Citra hops, tropical notes, mango notes late, caramel, nectarine rind and floral hops. (Smell - 4.38) First thought on taste was wow! Still reminded me or a Duet. Caramel, Citra hops, Columbus hops, bitter grapefruit pulp and just feels like I’m tasting pulp. (Taste - 4.50) Medium body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Long, bitter, slightly warming finish, surprisingly. (Feel - 4.38) This was a very, very good beer. So glad I’m living so close that I can catch some of these on random nights. (Overall - 4.38) 4.43 98 A

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - OCT 16, 2014
10/15/204. On tap at the brewpub. Amber with a white head. A bit more settled than the Pure Hoppiness, but still an awesome brew. Caramel, hops, pine with a bitter finish.

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