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There And Back: English-Style Bitter (Beer Camp Across America) - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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1,186 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,186
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 10.38%
Wants: 11
Gots: 76 | FT: 2
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:
For beer folks, Chico, CA, and New Glarus, WI, are must-see capitals on the U.S. brewing map, but getting between the two is no simple feat. There and Back is named for the planes, trains, and zeal needed to connect them. This classic English-style Bitter is a complex yet easy-drinking mix of toasty malt and a fruity, herbal hop flavor.

New Glarus is fiercely loyal to its home state, growing to one of the largest breweries in the U.S. without selling a single drop outside of the borders of Wisconsin. With those local tastes in mind, New Glarus has perfected traditional German styles and invented masterful versions of complex and intense fruit beers featuring Wisconsin-grown ingredients.

(Beer added by: raynmoon on 07-03-2014)
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DeadeyeOTDO, Nov 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

asams10, Nov 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

ac22rush, Oct 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

banger7, Oct 29, 2014
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3.66/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark orange and hazy with a short head that faded pretty quickly. Aroma was sweet, bready malt, with some slight fruity notes. Taste was pretty malty up front, but lots of fruity orangish flavors as well. As it warmed, more citrus and fruity flavors came forward. This one is a little old, but has held its own over time.

timontheroad, Oct 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18%

Shawner, Oct 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Berg77, Oct 27, 2014
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3.93/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bought in the Beer Camp 12 pack, Fall 2014. Poured into a nonic at fridge temp.

Look: Hazy apricot bronze. Head disappears completely.

Smell: fruity, Jolly Rancher candies

Taste: fruity with a nice balance of earthy hops

Feel: solid. Modest carbonation welcoming and fitting to style.

Overall: Good but not exceptional/ Lack of lacing a drawback.

fx20736, Oct 26, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -1.6%

Pours a finger of head on a clear straw colored body.
The aroma is mild lemon, dried apricot, and wet grains.
The taste is fruity sweet upfront, lemon bitter follows. Nice balance, tends sweet overall.
The texture is sticky.
Enjoyable.

Fatehunter, Oct 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Hazy orange with a one-finger head
S: Malt, caramel and toffee
T: Like the nose, the malt/caramel really stands out here. A touch of sweet fruit and a light bitterness
M: Medium-bodied with a hint of sweetness
O: Not too impressed given the two breweries involved. Certainly no flaws just not as complex as I would have expected and overall I found it a touch too sweet with not quite enough bitterness

ONUMello, Oct 25, 2014
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There And Back: English-Style Bitter (Beer Camp Across America) from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 1,186 ratings.