Alpine Beer Co. – Alpine Great Vintage 2009 – Enjoyed December 2010 On tap. 15% abv.
Appearance: Viscous iced tea brown with no head.
Aroma: Tropical fruit, dried coconut, pineapple, mango covered with powdered sugar. Brown sugar and alcohol.
Taste: Maple syrup, chocolate fudge, caramel, raisins and wood.
Mouthfeel: Goopy as hell. Low carbonation.
Overall: An amazing dessert like barleywine. I really enjoyed this for what it was.