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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style AleSierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

6,291 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,291
Reviews: 2,814
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 264
Gots: 1,111 | FT: 41
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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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

caljzy, Sep 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.4/5  rDev -18.1%

TMWSIY, Sep 03, 2014
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

Just opened a 2006 bottle (this being 2014, that makes it a little more than 8 years old.) I took notes on the first bottle of this I opened in 2006, and thought it was a lesser year; it was very astringent and overly dry. Those 8 years really added some character. Dang, the caramel flavors are much more pronounced, and the astringent flavors are all completely gone. I am so glad I didn't plow through this case and have about 9 left. I have a 2004 that was still good, but probably not as good as the previous year's tasting, so I am guessing around 8 years in the cellar is the optimal aging time for this barleywine. Your mileage may vary.

lungboy, Sep 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Flabbyjandro, Sep 03, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Jordan444, Sep 01, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -8.4%

JasonL02, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

masterofsparks, Aug 31, 2014
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pknyc, Aug 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.4/5  rDev +6%

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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,291 ratings.