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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: 9 | 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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Thehopluver

Oklahoma

2.75/5  rDev -30%

06-22-2012 18:21:13 | More by Thehopluver
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DruC4

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

06-18-2012 19:18:34 | More by DruC4
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -23.7%

06-05-2012 01:55:36 | More by jenray
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Hopmodium

Washington

4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-25-2012 15:08:04 | More by Hopmodium
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Skye1024

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

05-12-2012 19:46:23 | More by Skye1024
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Piason

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

05-11-2012 09:28:47 | More by Piason
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vonnegut21

New York

3/5  rDev -23.7%

05-03-2012 17:28:26 | More by vonnegut21
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Njstoutlover23

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

04-28-2012 03:23:24 | More by Njstoutlover23
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Badbobx

Indiana

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
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dgeebs07

New York

3/5  rDev -23.7%

04-15-2012 12:47:09 | More by dgeebs07
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Danno48

West Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

04-12-2012 20:30:26 | More by Danno48
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

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
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smi

New York

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

04-06-2012 01:37:35 | More by smi
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Ghizmo

Maryland

4/5  rDev +1.8%

04-03-2012 20:45:31 | More by Ghizmo
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mhaugo

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

04-02-2012 13:53:06 | More by mhaugo
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KevdoggNasty


3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

03-30-2012 06:10:33 | More by KevdoggNasty
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LiquidAmber

Washington

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
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Winslow

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

03-13-2012 14:15:54 | More by Winslow
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Kornoms

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

03-12-2012 22:32:13 | More by Kornoms
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jrpeka

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

03-12-2012 20:40:26 | More by jrpeka
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UltimateLivewire

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

03-12-2012 20:07:22 | More by UltimateLivewire
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catfan2000

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-11-2012 21:48:36 | More by catfan2000
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dominic4beer

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-11-2012 18:22:56 | More by dominic4beer
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

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
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aclark44

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

03-03-2012 02:24:28 | More by aclark44
Juniper Black Ale (JBA) - Beer Camp #16 (Best Of Beer Camp) from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 530 ratings.