Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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3.7/5 rDev -10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
2011 edition, poured from a bottle into my Duvel Tulip
A-A dark chestnut with hints of red throughout, a large white head that lasts and leaves excellent lacing.
S-Malt, slight hops, alcohol, and fruit take up the majority of the nose.
T-The alcohol is a bit overwhelming in this one, even though I know it is a high abv beer, it seems to be even more, port-esque in alcohol level. Barley, fruit and slight hop wrap up the rest of the taste, which really is complex, just unfortunately a little masked in the alcohol presence.
M-Full bodied with excellent carbonation.
D-A good barleywine but I feel there are much better examples of the style.
Serving type: bottle
02-05-2011 23:26:45 | More by bboelens
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