Great | Alpine Beer Company

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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
Ratings:
661
Reviews:
161
Avg:
4.43
pDev:
9.03%
 
 
Wants:
1,446
Gots:
87
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8
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Great from Alpine Beer Company
4.43 out of 5 based on 661 ratings.
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