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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

6,051 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,051
Reviews: 2,804
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 244
Gots: 1,044 | FT: 38
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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Reviews by tophers:
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tophers

Michigan

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

2012

Nice, thick head for such a high alcohol beer.

Aroma is a very powerful American hop type. Little bit of toasty malt in the background

Very powerful, hop forward flavor and bitterness. Hop flavor is piney and citrus. The hops dominate this beer so much that it is hard to pick up the malt, but there is some toastiness and caramel. Bitterness lasts quite a bit thru the finish.

Slick in the mouth and medium-heavy body. Medium carbonation.

I really liked the bitterness at first, but it wore on me as I continued to drink it. Wish there was a bit more malt flavor to this.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2012 20:55:38 | More by tophers
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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,051 ratings.