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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

6,054 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,054
Reviews: 2,804
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 244
Gots: 1,046 | 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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Mancer

New York

3.93/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

2010 Vintage
This beer poured (into a pint glass) a slightly hazy red amber with a three finger high off white head. The lacing was thick and sticky. Also visible were some possible rinds floating about. The initial smell of the beer is that of citrus hops and pine. The initial taste of the beer was slightly sweet with a malt flavor. This built up to a pine, citrus and hops experience. The finish seemed slightly wheety and the hops gave you a nice bite of bitterness. It was also at this point where the alcohol became more prominent. This brew has a medium body and starts off smooth and works its way to dry.

This was an excellent beer; will definitely become a yearly treat for me, as well as it will be my first beer to cellar. Definitely worth seeking.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2010 17:17:08 | More by Mancer
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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,054 ratings.