Great | Alpine Beer Company

GreatGreat
BA SCORE
4.53/5
676 Ratings
GreatGreat
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company
California, United States
alpinebeerco.com

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 14.00%

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".

Added by xlperro on 03-01-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#121
Reviews:
164
Ratings:
676
pDev:
8.39%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,443
Gots:
85
Trade:
6
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Great from Alpine Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.53 out of 5 with 676 ratings
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