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RATINGS: 405   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Alpine might be small, but their brewing chops are mighty. We teamed up to create this triple dry-hopped imperial IPA bursting with Columbus, Amarillo, Centennial and Simcoe hops. Consider yourself a hero for getting an Alpine beer outside of San Diego.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
mensch (262) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - AUG 28, 2012
Great color, head and lacing. Huge aroma - should get a 10 but... the skunky, oniony aromas from Amarillo and Simcoe hops overwhelm the more desirable citrus, pine and floral notes from the Columbus and Centennial. This also comes through in the flavor. I would like to love this beer. It would get about a 4.7 without the nasty hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sturmthis (748) - Ohio, USA - FEB 14, 2015
On draft. Orange golden color with one finger head. Tropical fruit and slight pine aroma. Flavor is similar. Can get a taste of the alcohol. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (9891) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Growler... Pours clear and amber with golden highlights and a small, creamy, white head. The aroma features a medley of tropical fruits and a note of orange blossom honey. Medium-bodied with an oily mouthfeel and jazzy carbonation. The flavor is juicy, fruity and bright, with a moderate measure of hoppy bitterness and a lesser ration of honey and biscuit sweetness. The mouth-watering finish is fruity and a touch sweet. Bottle courtesy of ctipping and/or landhoney!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VertBaconStrips (2134) - Asshat, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 8, 2015
Revo. Spicy, peach, pungent, sweet grapefruit, pine, chewy, tropics, just a massive avalanche of potent everything. Awesome. Just let it warm up!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (4513) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 7, 2015
12oz tulip glass on tap at Beer Revolution’s Edmonton location pours a golden color with a finger of white head that leaves some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is tropical fruits with some grapefruit and light grains. Taste is a grapefruit hop bitterness with a tropical fruit and caramel malty sweetness. Medium bodied with mild carbonation. Overall, a high quality DIPA that is well balanced and tasty and definitely worth tasting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gyllenbock (5270) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 6, 2015
On tap at Toronado SF. Golden with a small head. Really hoppy and fresh with tropical fruit, grapefruit and some light notes of caramel. The finish was nicely bitter and dry. A tasty one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kbudd19 (804) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 31, 2015
Draft from a fresh growler fill pretty stoked to have stumbled onto this today. Cloudy yellow colour with light white head. Aroma is loaded with tropical fruits, citrus, pine, and peaches. Taste is light bitterness, followed by sticky tropical fruit, pine, with a bitter fruity finish, full bodied, lots of carbonation. Outstanding IIPA, great balance and drinakbility.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
paintedmaple (486) - Fenton, Michigan, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Super indeed...fantastic aroma leads to a drink of earthy resinous pine forest. Also, a sticky candy like sweetness perfectly balances the hoppy bitterness. Finishes clean and leaves a lacing covering the glass top to bottom. Awesome.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ernesto987 (4288) - Arizona, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Draft at fate, decent dipa, very strong malt flavors, sting hop flavors light on aroma but who knows how old the keg is, not bad

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HIGHB4LL (773) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Pint form Trail Head Tavern. Appearance: finger of white head, straw color, clear., good lacing. Aroma: pine, caramel, floral. Palate: light sticky finish, boozy warming, average carbonation, medium body. Taste: sweet caramel into pine and floral hops, with a heavier bitter pine. Overall, lovely pine hops component, well balance, very nice beer. Very pleasant surprise from NB for this style. Very happy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajnepple (2901) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Backlog. On tap at Hops & Pie. Gold and clear appearance with a lacy white head. Resinous and piney hops in the aroma. Medium to heavy bitterness in the flavor. Pretty tasty, but I remember enjoying it more when it first came out.

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