Juniper Black Ale (JBA) - Beer Camp #16 (Best Of Beer Camp) - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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4.15/5 rDev +5.6%
A - Poured a bottle into a pint glass. There was a pleasant modest tan head on a black brew.
S - The aroma was rich with malts and smokey chocolate notes.
T - The taste was inspiring There was a balanced malty smokey richness.
M - The mouthfeel is full and chewy.
O - a very enjoyable beer. This could be a regular addition to Sierra Nevada's line up.
04-19-2012 02:08:13 | More by Badbobx
2.7/5 rDev -31.3%
Poured from a bottle into a Victory tulip
A- pours black with a one finger light tan head. Looks about like what you'd expect
S- tons of juniper coming through in the nose...wow, almost overwhelming, but really nice aroma
T- with a year of age, this is a juniper BOMB. It absolutely overwhelms any other flavor in the beer, and is downright painful to drink
M- medium bodied
O- it was much better fresh....but man, this thing falls off in a way I didn't expect it to at all with age on it.
04-11-2012 23:30:33 | More by bigfnjoe
4.13/5 rDev +5.1%
Review from 5/2011 notes. Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a veru dark brown, appearing black. Light off white head and lacing. Juniper aroma on opening the bottle. In the glass, strong aroma of dark and smoky malts, light juniper and hops. Taste is excellent, dark and roasted malt, hops and faint pine flavor in the finish. Flavor is not aggressive, but everything works together. A very nice ale. This is 4 for 4 for this beer camp mixed case. I'm very impressed. All excellent beers I want to try again. Kudos, Sierra
03-21-2012 02:57:31 | More by LiquidAmber
3.75/5 rDev -4.6%
Bottle: Poured a deep black color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of roasted malt with notes of citrus hops is quite enjoyable. Taste is also a nice mix between some medium dry roasted malt with notes of light pine and citrus hoppy notes. Juniper notes are not easily perceptible though a welcome addition to the mix. Body is about average with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Interesting though lacking a bit of character.
03-05-2012 03:38:43 | More by Phyl21ca
Juniper Black Ale (JBA) - Beer Camp #16 (Best Of Beer Camp) from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 530 ratings.