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Juniper Black Ale (JBA) - Beer Camp #16 (Best Of Beer Camp) - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Juniper Black Ale (JBA) - Beer Camp #16 (Best Of Beer Camp)Juniper Black Ale (JBA) - Beer Camp #16 (Best Of Beer Camp)

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BA SCORE
88
very good

530 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 530
Reviews: 368
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.94%
Wants: 7
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jeffthecheff on 01-14-2010)
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whatthehull

California

4.03/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasted may 19th 2011 (from notes)

A - an opaque dark, dark brown, one fine deep tan head and some nice lacing

S - sweet, toasted, stout like, molasses, caramelized brown sugar, kind of hopish, flowers, herbs and a bit fruity

T - earthy, toasted, slightly hoppy, chocolate, brown sugar caramelized, herbs, flowers and very sweet

M - thick, chewy, low acidity, long finish and huge but balanced flavor

D - this stout like ale is great for lovers of any beer (as long as you love beer). Smooth, full flavored and balanced

Final thoughts - 8% ABV and wonderful tasting, this beer is worth its weight in gold

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2011 06:39:20 | More by whatthehull
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Juniper Black Ale (JBA) - Beer Camp #16 (Best Of Beer Camp) from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 530 ratings.