30th Anniversary - Fritz And Ken's Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 969
Reviews: 656
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 61
Gots: 175 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bigbelcher on 03-13-2010)
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: I poured this dense viscous black beer into my Spiegelau tulip; it is opaque with a capped nicely at the top with a thick chunky head that came back strong and dense with the swirl of a glass. It left large thick legged lacing on the glass all the way down.

Smell: Big roast up front - malts and fresh ground coffee - with a health dose of hops shining through.

Taste: As full flavored as can be; roast bomb on the front with dark chocolate and coffee beans, followed by a surprising amount of hops - although it is indicative to the Sierra Nevada style. The finish starts off with drying bakers chocolate, and progresses to a black coffee ending.

Mouthfeel: Thick, creamy, and viscous. A nice level of carbonation keeps the aroma pouring out of the beer and lively on the palate.

Drinkability: For an imperial stout - HUGE. This bottle was very easy to champion and would have followed it up with another.

Notes: This is 1 of 4 specialty beers brewed for the 30th Anniversary of Sierra Nevada. I enjoyed this on the exact 30th anniversary of their first batch of beer brewed - 11/15/2010. It was perfect; in every way. Sierra Nevada's love for hoppy beers comes through in well balanced offerings time and time again. I was just as impressed with their Tumbler Ale - a perfect dose of hops to a brown ale without being an Indian Brown Ale. I would not change one facet of this beer, and if there was only one stout I could drink for the rest of time, it would be this. I need to go get another bottle - or 3.

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30th Anniversary - Fritz And Ken's Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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