RATINGS: 993   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A West Coast Double IPA So mega-hopped it will take you to hop heaven. Weve used hops in the boil, more hops in the giant hopback, and added to that, an incredible amount of dry-hopping for that cutting-edge hop bite. Once youve tasted this unique beer, all others pale in comparison. 1.072 OG Classified IBU 8%ABV

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - MAY 1, 2007
Pours honey colored w/ a medium sized, semi creamy froth. Good hangtime and nice residual lacing w/ a full, thick canopy. Aromas of hopsy starburst fruit chews at first then a slight biscuiting settles in. Medium full nectar w/ ample residual effers. The texture is a creamy cotton style. Im amazed right off the bat. Its not a malt bomb. Theres so much hop essence showing through theres no time for gooey malts. Im talking perfect balance here. Its not a grapefruit rollup either. Its all citrus rind and asprin. Id say asprin juice w/ a dash of tangerine, candy necklace, and biscuits. The sweetness factor, well, it just doesnt factor in. Its so mild, like a breeze in the 110 degree AZ heat . This is refined and so drinkable. The finish is scarred w/ all the aspin and only allows a slight amount of caramel to reach my palate. This is classic and I highly recommend getting some.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
breals (7) - USA - FEB 9, 2008 does not count
It has a TON of hop, its all hop, every last good drop of this golden beer is a hoppy delight. It has a good nose, amber color and is well balanced on the palate. I purchase this by the growler at the Alpine Beer Company. Yet another reason I love San Diego; great weather and great local beer.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tsoneill (7) - California, USA - MAY 24, 2010 does not count
Top notch IPA. Unbelievable hoppy aroma, flavor and finish. Medium to full body. BUT, hard to find on tap!! Happened upon a beer pub that was lucky enough to obtain a keg of the Pure Hoppiness a few months back. The bottled Pure Hoppiness is great, but if you can track down the draft, its that much better!!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Bestbrew1 (60) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 15, 2013
My favorite beer of theirs. Probably my favorite DIPA that Ive ever had. Yes I like it more than Pliny, Sculpin and Heady Topper....and yes I said that. Nice head and phenomenal flavor smell and mouthfeel.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Artistdave (65) - Austin, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Perfect IPA from brewery at the source...perfect mouthfeel and great pine grass citrus aroma. Flavor brings out the hops as well. If you love hops as I do you will die whan you have this beer.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Paigeturner (101) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 8, 2015
Love visiting San Diego. Alpine is one of best at their IPAs this one is citrus pine and so fresh hoppy nature. Flavor is exceptionally fresh hops. Pine lingers on and on.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Plumb7 (5) - Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2016 does not count
A great dipa. Very well balanced. Bitter but also smooth. Amazing beer. Worth all the hype.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
puggy211 (712) - cordova, Tennessee, USA - JUN 1, 2008
hops,hops,everywhere im in love and I donr care....I Love This BEEEERRRR!!!!!!! in Memphis I could shoot myself for not being able to drink this everyday.Open the bottle and WHAM! HOPPSSSSS!!!!!!! nose is intense,grass,citrus notes never stop the whole time you drink this beer.Nice light copper color white head.Wonderful hop flavor nice balance with whe hops taking front stage.Never given this high a score.I LOVE THIS BEER!!!!

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
itfitz (10) - California, USA - JUN 7, 2010
If youre content with grabbing a six-pack of mega-brew from your local convenience store, quit reading this now. If, however, youve somehow become addicted to the flowers of the Humulus lupulus, you may have finally met your match. Alpine Beer Company has raised the bar for hop aroma, nose, mouthfeel and aftertaste. Opening a bottle of Pure Hoppiness is like spraying an aromatherapy can in the area -- except instead of lavender and jasmine, the air becomes filled with a citrusy-floral aroma which invites you to investigate and discover the pot of gold at the end of the brown glass bottle.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Homer007 (29) - California, USA - JUL 9, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 10, 2013 Tasted this at their BBQ and immediately ordered a pint. Id rank this right up there with Pliny.


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