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There And Back - Collaboration With New Glarus Brewing Co. - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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There And Back - Collaboration With New Glarus Brewing Co.There And Back - Collaboration With New Glarus Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 793
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 9.49%
Wants: 7
Gots: 64 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: raynmoon on 07-03-2014)
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Photo of Zach136
3.9/5  rDev +5.7%

Bottled 5/22/14
Reviewed: 8/18/14 transcribed from notes

Appearance: Deep orange, large beige head moderate lacing - 3.75

Aroma/Flavor: Moderate bready malts with light fruity, and herbal hop character - 4.00.

Mouthfeel: Medium-Full body, soft carbonation and drinkable soft flavors - 4.00.

Overall: Supreme drinkability and a well crafted example of the style. 3.9

Zach136, Friday at 12:37 AM
Photo of mstanczak
3.92/5  rDev +6.2%

mstanczak, Friday at 12:17 AM
Photo of gpblackgt
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

gpblackgt, Thursday at 11:42 PM
Photo of LiquidAmber
4.08/5  rDev +10.6%

Poured into a Sierra Nevada shaker pint. Pours a medium coppery amber with a half finger light khaki head that dissipates to patches, leaving light lacing. Nice biscuity and lightly bready malt aroma with brown bread, good lightly earthy and grassy English hops. Flavor is mild biscuit malt, unassuming at first, but developing a nice dry biscuity, brown bread and nut flavor into a malty, lightly grassy hop finish. Medium bodied. Starts a little shyly, but the finish is spot on, except much fresher than some authentic imports, perhaps because of shipping time. This is exactly what I would want to drink on a foggy day in an English pub (or hobbit hole). I've had only a few chances to drink New Glarus beers and expected the best; very flavorful, authentic tasting bitter. My penultimate Beer Camp Across America and another one I'm very happy with. A truly fun and tasty case of beer. I'm glad Sierra went to this much trouble, it was worth it.
EDIT: As I finish this, I'm detecting more nice malty flavor with a slight floral element to the hops, and I'm enjoying enough to give it a boost in flavor points.

LiquidAmber, Thursday at 03:26 AM
Photo of Nugganooch
3.54/5  rDev -4.1%

12oz bottle from the BeerCamp pack
Notes on 08/02/2014 – Sierra Nevada balloon glass

A: Light amber color with a soft peachy glow and mild hazing across the body. Thick choppy billow of khaki suds builds up only to succumb to the elements a few moments later. Chunky globs and swaths of lace stick behind to the glass.

S: Toasty malt biscuit up front with some apple juice, raisin, and stone-fruit like esters in follow. Mild toffee sweetness with some floral and earthy hop tones underneath. Not particularly stand out but nice and well balanced.

T: Nutty biscuit malt warms over like buttered toast back by a stone fruit medley with raisin and a light toffee like sweetness. Lots of appropriate yeast esters present here for that signature ESB flavor. Low moderate amount of earthy hop bitterness accompanied with some mild herbal notes. Greatly balanced with no alcohol coming through. A rather quaffable beer.

M: Moderate filling with its heavier toasted malt presence and seemingly lower amount of carbonation. Low to moderate peppery bitterness on the palate. Clean with a soft drying in the finish but lands a touch on the wetter side of things.

D: This was my least favorite of the pack and that might be given the style. That said it is brewed quite well and has a great drinkable balance. Just a bit uninspired for me.

Nugganooch, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of stortore
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

stortore, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of ygtbsm94
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

ygtbsm94, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of mvanaskie13
3.95/5  rDev +7%

Poured into a standard pint glass: color is amber, light; head is off white and presents 1/2 inch thick the dissipates to a lighter top with some bubbles on the glass

Aroma is great blend of malt flavors: toffee, toast, malt, biscuit, grape

Taste is similar o the aroma with less pronounces malt diversity: malt flavors are focused on the toffee, toast and pale malt; hops are lightly fruity, grassy, earth and dry finish.

Mouthfeel is very nice, malt forward flavors create a sweet presence then transitions to a dry and crisp finish

mvanaskie13, Sep 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Walkerjgt, Sep 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

mendvicdog, Sep 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Rave, Sep 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

baklo, Sep 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

salthemonster, Sep 07, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev +4.3%

Josbor11, Sep 07, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev +12.5%

confer, Sep 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Theniz, Sep 07, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

ppolo16, Sep 06, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

caustin90, Sep 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +35.5%

leen, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Jonbw, Sep 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

indy351, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

zonker17, Sep 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Fellysmarts, Sep 05, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

JamesInLiquor, Sep 04, 2014
There And Back - Collaboration With New Glarus Brewing Co. from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 793 ratings.