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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

6,134 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,134
Reviews: 2,805
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 246
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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ejquin

Illinois

4.33/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

1998 Vintage thrown in as an extra in a trade with brewandbbq

A: Deep deep brown, almost black with the thinnest white bullbles just around the edges of the glass

S: Por wine and figs with hefty dose of maple syrup. A musty sweetness with some grape jelly and rasins.

T: The first thing that hit me was the hoppiness of the beer. It still felt pretty hoppy, extremely so for a 10 year old beer. Taste like a tawny port with a nice maple syrup rasiny taste. Big malt kick. That fades right to a big hop spiciness and alcohol and a long finish of warmth and bitterness.

M: mouthfeel wasn;t as syrupy and heavy as I expected. Still a good bit of carbonation. Though it wasn't light feeling by any means.

Ovr: First of all, big thanks to brewandbbq for a 10 year old bigfoot as an extra in a trade. It was ag reat great beer. I got the farmiliar fig/port taste of a good aged barly wine, but the amount of hop bite still left in this was unbeliveable. There are plenty of fresh IPA's that don't pack that punch

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2008 01:20:57 | More by ejquin
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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,134 ratings.