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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

6,132 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,132
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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JWU

Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

A- beautiful ruby/amber, semi-translucent, with a thick, waffle/pancake batter head. Some alcohol legs on the glass with nice lacing.

S- hops. grapefruit and pine. A bit of a biscuity/caramel malt is there too, but it's pretty hop forward.

T- Classic SN hop profile, reminds me of Celebration. Pine, grapefruit, and quite bitter. The malt bill is pretty big, but the hop bill is just a tad bigger. Caramel sweetness tries to punch through but is beaten back. A tad boozy.

M- heavy side of medium, fair amount of carbonation to move the taste along. Wish it was just a tad more creamy

O- an overall very good americanized barleywine. Would love to age one to see how it is with the hops backed off a bit.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2012 00:11:17 | More by JWU
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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,132 ratings.