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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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guild337

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3.98/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

I've been wanting to try this beer for a while, and was finally able to get myself a 6 pack this weekend. I think I got what I expected. A hoppy punch in the mouth, in a good way.

A - Deep amber coloring, and a nice thick head.

S - I can already sense here what I am in for. Full floral, and citrus tones.

T - Hoppy spiciness (is that a thing?) and lovely citrus notes. Very bitter in the back of the mouth, but not unexpected.

M - Nice even carbonation. Not too thick or syrupy, as I might have expected.

D - One and done. A beer to savor over a long period of time. I took about 20 minutes to get through this one. It mellowed as it warmed as well.

I like this beer, but I think I will hang on to a couple to age and see if it gets better. I have confidence that it will.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2009 21:35:26 | More by guild337
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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,133 ratings.