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Life & Limb - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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90
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1,454 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,454
Reviews: 743
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 137
Gots: 485 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Sierra Nevada & Dogfish Head collaboration brew.

(Beer added by: mjl21 on 11-14-2009)
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57md

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

SN & DFH collaboration

Appearance is light brown with a finger of head, some of which lingers for a decent period of time. The foam leaves some nice lacing behind as this beer goes down.

The nose is more like wine than beer. Dark fruits are dominant upfront along with a strong alcohol finish that borders on the unpleasant.

Good, but not great. However, this is a noble effort from two of the best breweries we have in this country.

Serving type: on-tap

03-04-2012 07:46:24 | More by 57md
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Life & Limb from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 1,454 ratings.