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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

6,141 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,141
Reviews: 2,806
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 247
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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cypressbob

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

4.35/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

350ml, served very slightly chilled in a Dobbelen tulip

2007 Vintage

Pours with a deep rich copper tinged burgandy body. Thick off white head forms about an inch thick soon settling down to a dense centimetre head. Lots of patches of lacing up and down the glass

Smell, rich sticky creamy american hop tinged alcohol, fresh pine and citric hops on the nose, tonnes of lemon and lime citrus. Bubblegum and candy floss, sticky caramel and toffee, rich burnt sugar and a touch of molassess, sweet effervescent alcoholic fumes. A touch of caramel and oaky bourbon aromas also

Taste, slick oily american hops, cascade and centennial overflow the palette with a myriad of juicy citric, bubblegum and piney flavours. Rich bitterness from the hops along with a quinine like finish. Sweet and caramel like malt profile along with some sharp notes of ginger and black onion seeds. Thick rich alcohol, nothing too over the top though considering the abv. Chewy and sticky hops backed up by a thick and crisp malty backbone, yeast dryness on the finish along with a tonne of various hop bitterness.

A big bold and seriously heavily hopped 'barelywine'. This falls into the realms of DIPA in some regards but its still an amazing treat for the taste buds

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2007 23:57:23 | More by cypressbob
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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,141 ratings.