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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale - Whiskey Barrel-Aged - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale - Whiskey Barrel-AgedSierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale - Whiskey Barrel-Aged

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

587 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 587
Reviews: 108
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 137
Gots: 285 | FT: 30
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  12.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Callenak on 12-05-2006)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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bulldogg915

Wyoming

5/5  rDev +20.5%

04-14-2013 04:25:12 | More by bulldogg915
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CEDAMA

California

5/5  rDev +20.5%

02-23-2013 19:53:13 | More by CEDAMA
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +20.5%

02-25-2013 04:32:44 | More by bigbeers84
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mechanicalprints

Arkansas

5/5  rDev +20.5%

02-20-2012 23:41:27 | More by mechanicalprints
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ptarmigan98

Manitoba (Canada)

5/5  rDev +20.5%

02-11-2013 21:42:55 | More by ptarmigan98
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ATXRyan

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.5%

02-20-2013 23:21:46 | More by ATXRyan
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Jsmitty1967

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +20.5%

03-25-2013 00:50:28 | More by Jsmitty1967
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dcguitar

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +20.5%

04-23-2013 00:49:14 | More by dcguitar
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crazyj

California

5/5  rDev +20.5%

03-22-2013 19:17:01 | More by crazyj
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Grant35

California

5/5  rDev +20.5%

02-09-2013 08:07:41 | More by Grant35
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dctriman

Virginia

5/5  rDev +20.5%

03-11-2013 15:52:55 | More by dctriman
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imyourhero21

California

5/5  rDev +20.5%

02-28-2013 20:27:19 | More by imyourhero21
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +20.5%

03-21-2013 03:42:38 | More by DelicateDelirium
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bluestar0828

Virginia

5/5  rDev +20.5%

05-18-2013 21:08:26 | More by bluestar0828
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Hopstout

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +20.5%

05-10-2014 05:47:37 | More by Hopstout
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jwat

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.5%

03-10-2013 23:55:00 | More by jwat
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nzerbe

New York

5/5  rDev +20.5%

03-03-2013 23:35:45 | More by nzerbe
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Morgoth

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +20.5%

09-07-2013 17:13:55 | More by Morgoth
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hilgart1

Illinois

5/5  rDev +20.5%

04-21-2013 05:07:34 | More by hilgart1
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Cablejelly

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.5%

02-19-2013 15:26:05 | More by Cablejelly
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shigg85

Japan

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Jleo897

Connecticut

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SabrinaOwl29

Florida

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elNopalero

Texas

4.8/5  rDev +15.7%

This was just incredible One of those beers you are familiar with and have tried over the years—fresh and aged—and then it’s knocked out of the park with the new characteristics barrel aging gives it.

This poured an amber color with light foam. Simply incredible aroma, with a muted hoppiness but just these great toffee and coconut notes that have emerged. The flavor has an upfront bitterness which turns into part smooth and partly sweet. I pick up candied orange, shaved coconut, and this nice piney chew. Fantastic finish. I could easily drink this one all day.
This is a fantastic beer turned extra amazing.

02-23-2013 21:48:04 | More by elNopalero
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bcp5296d

North Carolina

4.78/5  rDev +15.2%

Had about 6 oz. of this last night tasting with friends.

Appearance: Light mahogany. A little darker than I imagined.

Smell: This beer smells super boozy. Smells much more boozy than it really is. I took this as a sign of great aging and balance.

Taste: Unbelievably balanced contrary to the strong whiskey smell. Smooth oak, matured barley-wine, balanced with a perfect amount of whiskey flavor. Everyone in the room was blown away after the first sip.

Mouthfeel: not syrupy at all, and I dig the carbonation with these. Everything seems to fit.

Overall: I prefer this beer to KBS, and I love Breakfast stout. This beer is not a novelty, it is balanced to perfection and the whole concept was executed perfectly. Keep in mind I've only had 5-10 whiskey barrel aged beers, but I've had my fair share of barley-wines, including aged bigfoots. This beer is on a very high level.

02-10-2013 23:21:15 | More by bcp5296d
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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale - Whiskey Barrel-Aged from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 587 ratings.