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Great - Alpine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

469 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 469
Reviews: 143
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 1,229
Gots: 67 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  14.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
The base of this beer was available at a couple of festivals as a barleywine named "Good". The remainder of the batch spent several months aging in fresh Jack Daniels barrels and became "Great".
Available in limited release at the brewery only

(Beer added by: xlperro on 03-01-2005)
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Great from Alpine Beer Company
100 out of 100 based on 469 ratings.