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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

6,136 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,136
Reviews: 2,806
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 246
Gots: 1,059 | 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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kjyost

Manitoba (Canada)

3.13/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

2012 12 oz bottle from a 6 pack purchased at Happy Harry's South Grand Forks. Poured into a tulip at 4C.

Clear deep copper to ruby red beer with a nice head that laces decently well. Aromas are very malty with liquorice and caramel malts with a hint of hops underneath. Body is surprisingly thin (which is a positive as I was expecting a syrupy beer), with flavours of molasses and toffee. As the beer warms the brew is hot with alcohol, and distractingly so. Sweetness is balanced by the bitterness, but both are pounded down by the alcoholic heat.

Time to put this one in the cellar and not touch it for two years...

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2012 02:35:30 | More by kjyost
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cwd

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

07-02-2012 23:09:18 | More by cwd
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JonathanMorgan


4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

07-01-2012 22:47:27 | More by JonathanMorgan
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LCannon4

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

07-01-2012 21:28:17 | More by LCannon4
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guitarsnbeer

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-01-2012 19:35:06 | More by guitarsnbeer
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heygeebee

Australia

4.13/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2012 Vintage

Deep brown copper - two finger head. Head turns sudsy. Clingy lace.

Burnt toffee, treacles, caramels.

Taste less so than smell - dark hops dominate an earthy palate. Intense toffees still hang in there.

Light carbonation, medium to oily body.

Good beer - not quite there with Hoptimum which has nore balance. One to cellar.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2012 11:29:23 | More by heygeebee
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-01-2012 03:09:56 | More by MarkyMOD
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lgflyers

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

06-30-2012 00:31:17 | More by lgflyers
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powpig2002

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

06-30-2012 00:23:02 | More by powpig2002
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Miz77


3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

06-29-2012 16:29:28 | More by Miz77
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Schmuckles

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

06-28-2012 02:17:38 | More by Schmuckles
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Giggy

Michigan

4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Reddish brown pour with a beautiful head, moderate in size, and light tan in color. A nice floral aroma with some fruitiness. Slight alcohol smell. There is a huge malt flavor combined with a lot of hops making this a big boy beer. There is a slight spiciness to the mouthfeel, somewhat bitter and a dry finish. Overall it is a very good beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2012 00:12:10 | More by Giggy
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Element1290

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

06-27-2012 14:44:44 | More by Element1290
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nitter

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.6%

06-26-2012 16:43:40 | More by nitter
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clintDmason


4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

06-26-2012 14:02:10 | More by clintDmason
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

06-26-2012 05:07:01 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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FuselGuy

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

06-25-2012 06:23:05 | More by FuselGuy
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BillHilly

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

06-24-2012 23:05:23 | More by BillHilly
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Kmccabe33

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

06-24-2012 19:46:30 | More by Kmccabe33
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sammo

Kansas

4/5  rDev -3.6%

06-23-2012 19:30:21 | More by sammo
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seanmugs

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

06-21-2012 04:46:50 | More by seanmugs
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mitch3114

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

06-21-2012 04:10:51 | More by mitch3114
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Danobold

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.6%

06-21-2012 02:14:38 | More by Danobold
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jcjerabek

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

06-21-2012 02:12:44 | More by jcjerabek
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hoosier222002

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

06-21-2012 00:20:40 | More by hoosier222002
Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,136 ratings.