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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

6,133 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,133
Reviews: 2,805
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 245
Gots: 1,058 | 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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SleepyMonk

Australia

4.05/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured directly and carelessly into a tumbler produced a darkish amber body with a tight foam head of 3 fingers. Head lingers strong in the glass finally settling down to a rocky top with sticky lace.

When held up to the nose the beer provides fresh notes of hops and hints of citrus. A strong spice note ties in strongly with sticky pine notes.

The taste up front is slightly overwhelming whilst the palate settles down, however, having said that, it does take some time before the taste balances out. The body is big and strong and the flavor profile is heavily dominated by thick hops and pine notes with an oily texture.

I've picked up a six pack of these. Have consumed two fresh and will add the remainder to proper storage. Hope to see the differences in the main elements as time changes the beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2012 13:37:21 | More by SleepyMonk
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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,133 ratings.