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Life & Limb - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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1,455 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,455
Reviews: 743
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 138
Gots: 486 | 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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jasonjlewis

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

pretty interesting beer. purs a decent initial head with ok head and lacing.

I get a woodsy spice from this beer. in addition, a licoricy note comes from the beer.

taste is interesting with the birch and maple syrup with a good chocolate background.

mouthfeel os full with a little biit of an alcohol bite.

interesting beer. worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2010 05:45:57 | More by jasonjlewis
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Life & Limb from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 1,455 ratings.