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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style AleSierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

6,058 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,058
Reviews: 2,804
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 244
Gots: 1,047 | FT: 37
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  9.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 02-06-1998)
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Aiptasia

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3.68/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Finally, we got some 2011 Bigfoot Barleywine in our area. Found in six pack 12 oz. bottles at grassroots in Riverside, Jacksonville.

A: Pours a deep ruby cola red with a conservative biscuit brown head. Decent clingy lacing down the sides of the glass.

S: Smell was good, resinous with pine and burnt sugar notes. Reminds you of a pine forest still in the back country.

T: Big bite of bitter from the hops. Very hops bitter assertive with plenty of grapefruit rind and cedar bark. Citrus notes in the middle with a lingering bitter finish. Alcohol is masked successfully but way too bitter for my tastes.

M: Pretty good mouth feel. Full bodied brew with ultra micro carbonation. Some minor sting on the backend from the alcohol level but not bad. Dry finish.

D: This one coats the tongue with grapefruity-woody-piny hops. Pairing with a good heavy beef dish, chili or heavy tomato italian suggested.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2011 18:50:23 | More by Aiptasia
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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,058 ratings.