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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

6,131 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,131
Reviews: 2,805
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 245
Gots: 1,057 | FT: 36
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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GotWad629

Massachusetts

3.95/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2013 Bigfoot

Poured a dark amber with a tiny head that dissipates quickly.

It smells delicious. Notes of sherry, floral hops, toffee, and sweet malt.

The taste is similar to the smell. Sherry, and sweet malt with lots of hop bitterness. The malt is trying to poke through with some creaminess that gets quickly dried up with bitterness of the hops. The bitterness really lingers on the back of the tongue.

I appreciate the American character with the huge hop profile but I'm thinking I'll get another and let it age for a year or so to let the hop bite mellow. I'd like more malt to poke through and blend with the hops.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2013 22:20:12 | More by GotWad629
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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,131 ratings.