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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Since “Willy” is so versatile and can be flavored with fruits and essences, we add a touch of vanilla extract to compliment the sweet nuttiness. Also good mixed with Captain Stout, a blend we call “The Captain and Vanil.”


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryanscourt (1357) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 27, 2016
Wheat beer with vanilla tast, actually pretty strong. Unique. Glad to see alpine in ligonier pa.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hershiser2 (1909) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 27, 2016
$2.20 bottle from Wine Warehouse. Pours golden with a small white head. Aroma is light grass, light citrus, light candy. Not sure about vanilla, but perhaps. Taste definitely has vanilla in it - vanilla extract - on top of light caramel and grasses. It’s OK. Also, note that my bottle says 5.5% abv, not 4.9% as listed.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vyvvy (5533) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUL 24, 2016
It pours fairly clear yellow with a small white head. The aroma has crisp wheat, light citrus and pretty mellow overall. It has a light body with soft carbonation. The taste has the crisp taste of the aroma, there is a hint of vanilla and quite a bit of spiciness. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (7121) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 23, 2016
Tallahassee, Fl - on tap at Momo’s Pizza - Northside. Hazy, light golden pour, soft, off-white head Aroma has some vanilla accents, a touch of sweet caramel. Flavor leans to the sweet side, hints of vanilla, a touch of mint, some coriander spiciness in the back end. Decently thick mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajnepple (4897) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 22, 2016
On tap at Hops & Pie. Slightly hazy golden appearance with a white head. Big vanilla aroma with lighter notes of bread, grains and nutty malts. Similar flavor, pretty tasty with a lingering vanilla finish over a light body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tnkw01 (1707) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 22, 2016
Bottle. Deep Golden in color with a medium sized head. Aroma is roasted grains and vanilla. Taste is a nutty grain flavor with vanilla dominating.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
coachd (541) - Missouri, USA - JUL 21, 2016
I’m buying all the Alpine I can get my hands on; it’s not easy to find in St. Louis. Surprised by the low rating, hope it exceeds RB’s opinion. Fake vanilla scent with some lemon rind, not a good aroma at all. Looks basic - golden color with a short lived white head and no lacing. The taste is all over the place. Wheat, hops citrus and vanilla sounds good, but here it’s a mess. Weak palate, funky aftertaste. I might pour this out. Alpine is usually great, but don’t buy this.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tightslice (848) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUL 16, 2016
Bottle from Whole Foods Market in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is mild corny musk (despite the wheat). Taste is light vanilla. Not a fan.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (11015) - Illinois, USA - JUL 16, 2016
355ml embossed bottle, gold pale pour, aroma of cream soda, flavor is waffle crisp. Its decent.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
solidfunk (7230) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 13, 2016
Decent light aroma lager type beer. Some vanilla and some light grain. Golden pour with ok head. Light crisp finish. Tap at Rustico.


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