Archives: Brewer: Alpine

Alpine Great

February 3, 2010 by Aaron Goldfarb | 5 Comments | Filed in Brewer: Alpine, Country: America, Grade: A regular, Style: Barley wine

14% ABV bottled Overrated and Underrated Drinking Days With Super Bowl Sunday fast approaching, I thought I’d take a quick glance at what are the worst, and secretly best, days of the year to tipple. Overrated 6.  Christmas Eve — This drinking day has gained a lot of traction in the past few years but […]

Alpine IPAs

January 15, 2010 by Aaron Goldfarb | 16 Comments | Filed in Brewer: Alpine, Country: America, Grade: A plus, Grade: A regular, Style: IPA

A year ago at this time I’m not even sure if I’d heard of Alpine Beer Co.  That seems hard to believe now–now that they have four beers on the Beer Advocate Top 100–but even just a year ago they were a tiny tap-only outfit near San Diego worshiped by locals, not really known by […]

Alpine Nelson Rye

June 1, 2009 by Aaron Goldfarb | 10 Comments | Filed in Brewer: Alpine, Country: America, Grade: A plus, Style: IPA

7.1% ABV from a growler A Tough Nut to Crack, an Easy Slut to Sack I flipped open my cell, scrolled to her number in my Contacts, put my thumb on the “Send” button, and…paused.  I realized I had no idea what I was doing.  Shit, I hadn’t done something like this in years. For […]