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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 158   ABV: 5.25%
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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ontape (205) - Valley Village, California, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Draft. Great hoppy session ale. Pretty much what you’d expect from Alpine. Fresh hops, medium body, smooth finish. I prefer their bigger IPAs but I could drink this all day every day.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6300) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 10, 2014
On tap at Capitol Beer & Tap Room. Pours orange amber with a nice off-white head and a magnificent toffee and citrus aroma. There is a hearty pale malt flavor with a tasty citrus finish. Lots of flavor.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (1670) - USA - JUN 7, 2014
Hazy yellow orange in color... Aroma of rye malts, spice, citrus, hay... Flavor is light and crisp, initial citrus notes give way to light crisp finish, notes of spices, rye... Great pale ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Getbetter (794) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - JUN 7, 2014
From a tap at City Beer. The pour is a hazy yellow with a white lace.A lot of spruce taste for a pale ale.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oRos (1032) - sacramento, California, USA - JUN 7, 2014
On tap at capitol beer and taproom. Pours Orange with white head. Taste is very hoppy with citrus with a light malt build

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
toxichop (322) - South Gate, California, USA - JUN 6, 2014
On tap at 38° Brewed at Green Flash. P: Hazy orange with a two finger thick white head. S: Oh man, this thing is swimming in pineapples and mangos , with some pine and its just pretty much an assault of hops. T: Mangoss, pine, bitter hops (but not overwhelming) some lime and just a small amount of malt. M: Incredibly light with soft carbonation. O: Fantastic brew.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
carboloader (673) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Pours orange with white head. Another great example from Alpine -- almost all the pine/citrus flavor without much alcohol. Not my favorite in this style, but definitely way up there.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sherm1016 (1110) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Half pint on cask at Toronado SD. Pours a hazy yellow color with a thin white head. Aroma is hoppy, citrus, grapefruit, orange. Medium on on the palate with light, soft carbonation. Flavor is sweet, malty, bready, light caramel, some citrus, grapefruit hops, with a smooth, bitter finish. Very nice pale ale.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5789) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - SEP 25, 2013
Alpine doesn’t do mediocre beer, another example of that .. . deep amber .. . solid sticky mouth .. . clean as a whistle finish .. . great brew! .. . . Former Nintendo president just died. Doctors tried up up down down left right left right B A for hours, but couldn’t save him.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tkrjukoff (4019) - SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2013
Pours clear golden pale amber with a small white head. Aroma is fruity floral piny a bit grapefruits, flavor similar to aroma, well bitter and longlasting bitter piny finish.


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