dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 21, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On draught at Alpine. Pours clear light copper with white head. Aroma is biscuit, bread and light citrus. Taste is sweet with flavor following aroma. Lemon. Smooth and crisp. Super easy drinking and very refreshing.
anders37 (18904) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 10, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft @ the brewery. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty weak citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy finish.
DocJitsu (1180) - Florida, USA - MAR 31, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a clear light golden with a nearly pure white, quickly dissipating head. A nose comprised of notes of banana and green grape. Lagerish and pilsnery, if you will. Mouthfeel is certainly more full-bodied for a pilsner style lager. A little carbonation burn at the finish. this is a Candaian lager in full on collision with a Czech pilsner--on steroids. Not in my wheelhouse, but respectable.
Galleyboy37 (15) - California, USA - FEB 3, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nice, golden pour. A light, even, well balanced ale, with malty flavors coming to the front. Very drinkable, this would make a good session beer.
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jmikolich (1477) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - JAN 25, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at Alpine, Sampled first, its a nice smelling and tasting beer, solid malt really benign beer, no flaws means a 3 in book.
BucannonXC5 (1032) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 6, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Glass: 12-oz. pint glass
From: Alpine Beer Company in Alpine, Calif.
Price: $4.50 (I think)
Misc.: Had on Jan. 5, 2013
Poured a golden clearer color with 1-2 fingers (when I got it) of white head. Pretty good lacing on the sides and nice retention on the top all the way down.
Smelled pale malts, butter, honey, lemon grass and some bread.
Tasted similar to the smell. Butter, honey, lemon and grassy. Some light pine notes, but as citrusy as I would have thought.
Light body. Thin texture. Average carbonation. Slightly bitter finish.
A decent pale ale overall. Considering I was drinking most of it in the cold darkness in the back patio, these ratings could change if I tried it again.
jonno (2345) - JAPAN - DEC 12, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A touch of diacetyl in my sample, but didn’t detract from this big, fruity Pale. Lots of hop action, perhaps a little unbalanced, but quenching and highly drinkable.
Huhzubendah (2820) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 11, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
The beer is clear and golden colored with an inch of pure white head that leaves a significant amount of sticky lacing on the glass. The aroma is malt forward, with a bit of hops and citrus. It actually smells like a lager. Good flavor, dominated by a slightly sweet malt bill. A light helping of bitter hops presents itself near the finish. Light bodied and pretty easy to drink. Overall, this was a decent beer, but nowhere near the quality of my favorite beers from Alpine. Light and refreshing with a nice, simple flavor. Worth a try.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 02-27-2012
bytemesis (4244) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 29, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap. Pours clear pale golden, small white head, some lacing. Aroma is grain and honey, no real hops presence. Flavor is the same, medium sweet, bit of bitter. Medium body. Seems more like a golden than an APA to me.
GT2 (9241) - San Diego County, California, USA - NOV 7, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap at Alpine. Pours clear light golden. Medium white head. Soapy lacing. Nose is lemon, grass, air freshener. Taste is butter, astringent chemicals, sharp lemon zest, herbal grass, more diacetyl. Papery finish. Poor effort from Alpine.