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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

6,238 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,238
Reviews: 2,809
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 264
Gots: 1,097 | 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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gshak

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-14-2012 19:14:52 | More by gshak
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rygo88

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

11-14-2012 18:51:13 | More by rygo88
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rolandboy

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.6%

11-13-2012 04:29:04 | More by rolandboy
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Noelito76

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-12-2012 18:14:39 | More by Noelito76
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Lare453

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-12-2012 16:30:08 | More by Lare453
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ScaryEd

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-12-2012 01:20:54 | More by ScaryEd
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brikelly

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-11-2012 23:14:28 | More by brikelly
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Gtotango

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

11-11-2012 19:45:37 | More by Gtotango
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cosine


3/5  rDev -27.7%

11-11-2012 04:33:01 | More by cosine
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DocG

California

3/5  rDev -27.7%

11-10-2012 19:52:27 | More by DocG
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felixljr

New York

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

11-10-2012 15:58:14 | More by felixljr
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KKB

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

A – This stuff looks like it could come out of a tree. Thick and delicious syrupy looking goodness. Tawny brass body with a nice pillow beaten-egg head. The hole thing just looks delectable. AND WOULDJA LOOK AT THAT LACING!? Just have a look.

S – Bring it to ma nose! Hop parade. Hop explosions. Hob bbbbomb. There is also something of a caramel aspect to the head as well. Very very pleasant.

T – Well hot dog! Seriously this is just a hoppy girlish tyrant coming for your tastebuds with no regard for your station in life. Sweet, syrupy, bitter, chewy, malty hoppy. Alcohol is disguised very well in my opinion. There is no real dominant flavor in this pile of hops, but it is quite simply delicious. Huge malt, huge hops, gives the effect of caramel drizzled lovingly over hops before some more hops and malt are added. Just a bomb of flavor, not for the weak of spirit, mind or body.

M – Really really nice mouthfeel on this and you can only attribute that to quality brewing and great game plan. Because this syrupy substance is just carbonated enough to make it feel nice and silky smooth on the palate, coating the inside of your mouth, and the bubbles keep it from being overly bogged down. Great mouthfeel.

O – I’ve had this beer maybe more than any other craft beer. It is just a damn good selection.

11-10-2012 03:37:14 | More by KKB
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Dank26

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-09-2012 09:42:06 | More by Dank26
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JohnnyBarman

Ontario (Canada)

4.05/5  rDev -2.4%

Single bottle, 2012 edition, from a six-pack courtesy of one Mr. daryk77 - cheers man! Shared at a recent tasting.

Poured into a goblet. Bright amber, clear, big foamy head, sheets of lacing.

The nose certainly reminds me of the western states - pine, citrus, resin, big malt, caramel, toffee, and a very light booze character

Similar taste as in the nose, with strong resin and pine flavors, not overly malty, slightly astringent. Unreal how little of the booze shines through - feels and tastes more like a bold American pale than a barleywine. Well hopped and quite enjoyable.

Medium bodied, nice carbonation, slightly astringent. Again, little trace of alcohol to be found.

Great brew, flavorful but not overwhelming in terms of strength. Aging would treat this beer very well.

11-09-2012 01:44:37 | More by JohnnyBarman
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inspektor

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

11-09-2012 00:23:53 | More by inspektor
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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dunn4040

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

11-08-2012 00:40:06 | More by dunn4040
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RelentlessLefty

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

11-08-2012 00:20:43 | More by RelentlessLefty
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Mantooth

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-08-2012 00:16:10 | More by Mantooth
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tt0027

New York

4/5  rDev -3.6%

11-07-2012 18:53:48 | More by tt0027
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stickboy1125

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-07-2012 18:29:35 | More by stickboy1125
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spark3148857

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

11-07-2012 15:07:37 | More by spark3148857
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raffy313

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

11-07-2012 03:39:52 | More by raffy313
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HopsintheSack

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

11-06-2012 21:14:51 | More by HopsintheSack
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Auztan

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

11-06-2012 18:02:26 | More by Auztan
Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,238 ratings.