Good | 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): 17.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Callenak on 12-05-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
83
Reviews:
17
Avg:
4.3
pDev:
8.84%
 
 
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46
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2
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3.94/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rodbeermunch
4.2/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Was really amazed at how light (orange) colored this beer was given its strength. Small head around 1/3" on it.

Puts a bunch of toffee, caramel and booze into your nostrils. Sticky, amazing mouthfeel that hides the abv so damn well, its cliche. Tons of hops, but not so noticeable given the hefty body. If you're lucky, take a chance on this one. Really good in small sizes.

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Photo of raiderandbeerfan
4.22/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Drinking this one on tap at the Alpine brewpub. A lighter color for something so strong, this is the burnt orange, really small 1/10" head on it, aroma was boozy and warming, all that sticky toffee and caramel.

Similar to other San Diego barleywines, it is big time malt base with big time hoppiness. The heat is apparent on one's breath. Very sticky all over the mouth.

For 17%, just wow, hides that alcohol relative to its strength. Immense mouthfeel stickiness. I wouldn't want an entire bomber of this, but a 4oz pour of something like this is just right.

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3.88/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stwok21
4.49/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.88/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of McSmack
3.58/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Good is really sweet and sticky. Where the sweetness over powers the flavors.

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3.96/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.51/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.88/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.21/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.42/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.92/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.1/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.15/5  rDev -3.5%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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3.92/5  rDev -8.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.6/5  rDev -16.3%

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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Good from Alpine Beer Company
4.3 out of 5 based on 83 ratings.
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