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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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whatthehull

California

4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bigfoot 2011

Tasted June 3rd 2011 (from notes)

Poured into a la Chouffe tulip

A - blood orange almost opaque, one and a half finger tan head and slight lacing

S - pungent, sweet, sour, boozy, hoppy, sweet yeast, dark fruits, wine barrels, soil, slightly citrus, lots of malt, maybe a wheat note, plums and maybe some tropical fruits

T - alcohol, very sweet and hoppy up front. Such a nice bitter and then sweet. A tad sour in the middle. Dark red fruits, super malty, oak, earth, some citrus, cherries and sweet yeast

M - big, full bodied, chewy, medium to high acidity, very long finish and well balanced

D - if you love boozy, sweet and hoppy and almost 10%, this beer drinks like water. Well balanced and very drinkable

Final thought - expensive, high alcohol, once a year release and being from sierra nevada. You have to have this one and maybe age it!

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2011 17:09:23 | More by whatthehull
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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,133 ratings.