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RATINGS: 392   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   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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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - NOV 13, 2012
22oz bottle via trade. Clear golden amber with a foamy white head. Aroma of pine resin, citrus, floral with some notes of caramel. Flavor is sweet malt with a hop bitterness that comes in and finishes strong, light alcohol heat. Medium body with average carbonation. Nice blend of hops in this one and not overly sweet, really great.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dr_Fellini (550) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Draft at public house in Ghent. So happy to have stumbled back across this! Been a few years. Aroma is a beautiful floral tropical fruit hops and a candy sweetness. Thick fleshy fruit tropical fruit hops in the flavor. Light to medium in body with a long lingering tropical fruit hops. Amazing IPA! Definitely thanks to alpines contribution.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MunBro (534) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
Very nice IPA, nicely balanced between bitter and citrusy with a huge citrus and tropical flavour ending with lingering pine.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zymurgeist2 (1114) - Redwood City, California, USA - DEC 21, 2014
On tap at Ale Arsenal. Funk, dank and slight citrus. Clear gold with full white head that patterns down the glass nicely. Taste is pine and resin. High bitterness lingers late.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BOSSbrewer (1990) - Arkansas, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Had this on tap at the Press Room in Bentonville. Pours goldish with two fingers of white head. Aroma is slight grapefruit and some malt. Flavor is malty with nice grapefruit. Really a very nice beer. Almost my ideal IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (4553) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 19, 2014
On draft at Pizza Port Strong Ale Fest 2014. Must be a new batch. Golden orange pour, slight haze, and a white head. Citrusy hops, grapefruit, pine, tropical fruit sweetness, mild caramel, bitterness, and fruity. Pretty tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (4980) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Keg @ Bier Baron. Deep gold with a small head. Nose has some stewed vegetable. Melon. Citrus and honey. Taste is similar. Canned peas with lemon and honey. Some bread. Light bitterness. Moderate carb.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EtTuCthulhu (1137) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - DEC 19, 2014
This beer pours a very clear golden color with a large white head, and the aroma blends citrus and resin hops with some light biscuity notes. The taste is mildly bitter and mildly sweet with more of the bitterness becoming momentarily pronounced in the aftertaste. The palate fuses a slick texture, medium-light body, and an average carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IndianaRed (2597) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 17, 2014
On Tap at the River Room, Whole Foods, Boise Slightly hazy golden orange with a thin fleeting of white head. Classic pungent hop bitter aroma. Hop forward flavors lots of citrus and pine flavors. The Simcoe really makes it I think. A little thick on the palate and a pleasant lingering bite. A hefty sipper .

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beeratarian (103) - cleveland, Ohio, USA - DEC 15, 2014
On tap at Rozi’s. $14 growler. Smell is very dank, has green flash written all over it from the begining. Nice golden color, solid off white head. Flavor is more dank hops, weed, grass, resin. There is a hint if new belgiums fruitiness. Some malt in there and some savory garlic-food thing. Nice, good and drinkable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
50belair (2489) - Florida, USA - DEC 14, 2014
Growler, from the recent batch brewed at Alpine. Clear golden pour with a white head. Citrusy hop aromas. All kinds of citrus and grapefruit hop notes. Good body and mouthfeel.


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