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30th Anniversary - Jack & Ken's Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 788
Reviews: 432
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 34
Gots: 220 | FT: 6
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Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Ghenna on 07-27-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 788 | Reviews: 432
Photo of JoEBoBpr
4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip glass from those nice 750ml bottles.

A - Nice solid pop from the cork and caged bottle. Pours an amazing dark dark brown almost pitch black with some slight ruby hints. There is an enormous 1.5 inch head that is very dense. Tiny tiny bubbles are everywhere with some slight medium sized ones sprinkled around. The recedes ever so slowly and leaves some nice sticky lace on the glass. Great look. I have to say the head retention is ridiculous on this beer.

S - Sweet malt up front with some nice pine aromas mixed in. Nice hop resin is present. Nice grain backbone with some toasty and roasted hints. There are some nut aromas as well mixed in with some dark fruits. Slight cherry and some figs.

T & M - Quite interesting for a American Barleywine. Starts with some nice roasty and sweet malt flavors. There are some nut flavors mixed in with the malt and nice dark fruit flavors. Some cherry and raisins and some figs as well. This sweetness is then well balanced by some nice grassy hop character. There is some nice citrus notes and pineapple hints that accompany the hops and balance out the malty backbone. The hop character isnt as intense as other barleywines and its definitely no where near SN's Bigfoot. Seems to be a much more balanced and equally delicious Barleywine. Nice full body with some great crisp carbonation and a nice complex set of flavors. The alcohol is there and gives some nice warmth but its not too overwhelming.

D - Very delicious. My favorite of the 30's so far. ABV on the high side but flavors are great and not too overwhelming.

Photo of jrallen34
4.08/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Bodega into a snifter. Listed as a black barleywine, but its beyond me why this is a barleywind, its basically a russian imp...A dark black with a tan head that has poor lacing, but good retention...The aroma is totally stoutish, roastd coffee, caramel, no hops that you'd expect for a bw...The taste is good, but mostly a really dry drinker. Taste is roasted, cocoa, malted barley, and a little hop on the back.

Forget the classification and just enjoy this.
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Photo of deadliest
4.78/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Made the mistake of thinking I had picked up the Imperial Stout, what a happy mistake that was! Especially since I wouldn't normally care much for barleywines and may not have picked it up had I known.

A: 22oz bottle poured into a Duvel Tulip. Opaque brown-black pour with a full creamy dark khaki head. Almost a stained-glass red around the edges.

S: Pleasantly hoppy for a barleywine, I like this take on the style. The balance of piney hops and the dark roasted malts is excellent. Quite noticeable alcohol on the nose will probably age this into perfection, too bad I don't have another to try with.

T: Mind blowing. Roast barley, piney hop bitterness, malt sweetness, coffee, and alcohol all manage to be balanced, but not so far as to be muddled. Each flavor is distinct and appreciated.

F: Full, slightly creamy feel with light carbonation with an alcohol warmth that isn't overpowering.

D: Outstanding for the style, the only thing that could improved about it would be fixed by adding some age to it to mellow the alcohol out a little. Two years on this would be just about right in my opinion.

Photo of NWer
4.7/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass.
Thick rich abundant head in spite of a careful pour that retained extremely well.
Full aroma. Taste even more so. Rich chocolate malt presence alcohol well hidden.
Aftertaste the hops take over leaving a mild sense of dryness.
Very drinkable and would definitely have another except for the high alcohol content.

Photo of david18
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had a twelve ounce pour of this at the Amsterdam Ale House on Manhattan's upper west side and enjoyed it a lot. It was referred to as a "black barleywine" so I hope i'm reviewing the right beer.

Very smokey in flavor and aroma but not so overwhelming as a rausch beer would be. Good hop flavor and aroma as well. Very well balanced, but at 10.2 percent I have to watch when and where I drink it.

Photo of elgiacomo
3.91/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle served at around 50-55F, second half at over 60F.

Pours dark brown with a large, dense, and foamy tan head that leaves a few spots of lacing and holds a foamy island and ring.

Aroma features some chocolate, roasted malts, brown sugar, molasses, piney hops, faint smoke. Moderate overall strength.

Flavor is quite robust with a lot of dark roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, molasses, brown sugar, some dark fruits, good pine hop presence with some bitterness but also a good bit of sweetness from all the malt. Alcohol is present and noticeable, particularly while cool, has less of a presence as it warms.

While it is only medium bodied, it ends up feeling fuller than it really is, pretty creamy, yet also well carbonated at the same time. Becomes more sticky over time.

A very good barleywine, but I can't help but feel this needs some more time to age.

Photo of babaracas
3.85/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours an opaque black with big foamy tan head, half inch sticks around and spotty but thick blobs of lace are left behind. Smell: pine needles, tart plum, baker's chocolate, medium roast. Taste: in order - caramel, chocolate syrup, medium roast and pine, grapefruit. Fairly hot, was better cooled down a bit more. Feel is a bit thin, which is odd for SN. My least favorite of the three 30th Anniv beers, but will pick up another to hold on to.

Photo of Lerxst
4.11/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Been looking forward to the release of this one since they announced the 30th series.

A-Pours a very dark brown with a massive khaki colored head that has excellent retention and leaves copious amounts of lace. This is one great looking beer!

S-Piney hops hit me first followed by roasted malt, booze, hints of coffee and chocolate. Not terribly complex, but very pleasant.

T-Its a bit hot and boozy, but I somewhat expected that and don't really consider it a downside. I kind of like it. It'll be interesting with some age on it. Still very hoppy. Piney, grassy hops bite first. Exceptionally smooth roasted malt comes in the middle and back along with coffee notes, a bit of booze, hints of chocolate. This is really good.

M-Smooth, creamy, full bodied. Very coating. Its darn near perfect.

D-For such a big beer, this one goes down easily. I really enjoyed this one.

Glad I've got one more in the stock, but I'll pick up more bottles of this for sure. Another great job by SN.

Photo of Thorpe429
4.07/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours very dark, especially for the style...sort of a Cascadian Dark Ale meets American Barleywine in the mold of Nemesis 2010 or, to a lesser degree, Sublimely Self Righteous. Smells strongly of American hops. Good grapefruit and citrus layered atop roast, sweetness, and hints of coffee and chocolate. The hops come out even more in the taste; really curious how the flavor of this will develop over time. Mouthfeel is a bit heavy on the alcohol, so hopefully that improves with time. Good all around concept and something I'd like to see more like in the future.

Photo of THORN
4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into snifter. Served around 55 F.
A: Dark black white 2 inches of foamy dark white head.
S: Hops and dark toasted malts. Light cocoa.
T: Resinous hops, chocolate, and long bitter linger. Everything in large proportion.
M: Medium medium light on tongue. Somewhat of a drying feeling on tongue from alcohol.

Photo of vandemonian
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sierra Nevada 30th Anniversary Jack and Ken's Ale has a nice dark brown colour and a head that last a minute or so. It smells of hops and malt. It taste is of maltiness and caramel like a smooth imperial stout. This is my first barleywine and I liked it a lot, it's very drinkable.

Photo of Buebie
4.37/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Purchased for roughly $9

Poured from the corked and caged 750 into an oversized snifter off a rigorous pour. Producing well over 2 inches of light brown head. Color appears black, but when held to light reveals a deep dark crimson.
Lace is thin but leaves decent coverage streaks.

Aroma is textbook for a BW. Sweet and juicy, plenty of gorgeous malt backing, alcohol warmth, masked mostly by sweetness, a bit of roasted malt, robust chocolate, slight peppery hops, breadyness and a granola aroma too. Very wonderful aroma, the bit of chocolate adds a nice layer to aroma.

Fairly sweet upfront, almost overly so, but flavors switch up drastically and compellingly so. A touch of toasty wood, charred grains, more oats and caramel laced granola, wisps of chocolate grains, un-fermented maple syrup. Finishing with hop bitters and toasted grains and chocolate, sweet delicious malt accompanying all the way through. God this beer is good!
Slick full bodied feel with moderate carbonation.

This I think is my favorite BW of all time. I feel like shouting...something exciting and attention getting, orgasmic really. 'Yatzi' doesn't cut it, neither does 'oh god yes yes yes don't stop I'm almost there'....'Fucking good' is all I need to say.

Photo of Yoonisaykul
4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Was hoping to get my hands on some Bigfoot during my visit to Vermont but the store was all out. Shop owner suggested I try this instead. Last bottle of my summer of 2010 VT trip. Pretty excited.

Very nice looking 750ml bottle with a nice looking cork. One of the loudest f-ing cork pops I've ever heard. My ears hurt.

A- Looks veerry creamy while pouring. Tons of fluffy beige head towers over an extremely dark brown with ruby/mahogany highlights. Lacing is thick and all over the glass. Reminds me of honeycomb cereal.

S- From the bottle: Mmmh barleywine. Some chocolate and some coffee.
Poured into Brassin d'Hiver tulip. Hops have now become the dominant smell. Very DIPA like with the usual sweet grapefruit, pine sap and candy malt. In a blind taste test (not just label blind meaning ''can't see the beer'' blind too) I would very possibly guess this is a DIPA. Got a little whiff of clove.

T- Starts off with a bitterness that grows with the taste sequence.Very strong hop bitterness in the end coupled with a bitter cocoa finish. Little bit of clove in coffee and hop after-taste. Got a little taste of chili pepper (the kind they have in pizza places). Booze comes out pretty strong once warm enough. Mouth aeration is basically alcohol.

M- Where's all the thick creaminess I saw in the pour? Still, this beer is by no means thin. Kind of syrupy actually. It also seems to thicken as it warms (I guess it's kind of creamy). Very sticky. Not dry at all. Medium to low carbonation. Some hop astringency.

D- Quite good. Tastes good, drinks good. Satisfying, decent amount of stuff going on (keeps me interested). I guess I'd want to switch to something else after 1l.

Very good product. I think I'd try something else instead of buying it again unless I found it in a form other than bottled.

All in all I was not expecting but hoping for a big barleywine taste. This is big, and the hops taste great but it's just not as crazy I (think) I would like it to be. Spicier maybe?

I will still try to buy Bigfoot and hope it's a bit better.

Photo of Halcyondays
3.11/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On-tap at Beachwood BBQ,

A: Pours black with a big tan head, some creamy lace, nice look.

S: Mild, some good malty notes, I wish there was more complexity.

T: Tastes a lot more a Double Black IPA (what I imagine it would taste like) than a barleywine. The roasted malt is good, the hop character is very prominent, very green, melon, grapefruit. Just feels a bit out of place with the malt profile here, works great on Bigfoot, not as much here.

M: Smooth, creamy, full-bodied. Feels as a barleywine should, though it is a tad thin and fizzy at points.

D: Not a huge fan fresh, but this is something that could get really interesting when it ages. I'd certainly like to try it a couple years down the line.

Photo of pdoran10
4.36/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Its the 30th anniversary beer I was second most excited about when i read the linep they had planned, so ill try not to be overly biased about this beer, but I am very excited to try it. Cork comes off with a gleeful champagne like pop. Looks like I'm in for a well carbed barleywine. Founder's made nemesis a black barleywine this year, I am curious to see how this same style beer compares.

Pours out jet black into a snifter with two full fingers of light tan head that goes away slowly and leaves moderate lacing. really impressive looking beer.

Smell is a bit of a letdown. mostly pine and resinous hops. was expecting more of a roast or chocolate element here based on the appearance. Nice hops, though, smells like a piney double ipa.

Taste is WOW! Pine and resin flavors up front quickly blended with a hint of roast. Finishes warming with a delicious amazing chocolate flavor usually only reserved for amazing imperial stouts. Super complex delicious flavors. so good that i cant even bring myself to mark it down even a half a point, even though i am not a big fan of overly piney hop profiles. Blows many of the top barleywines i have tried out of the water. I liked nemesis 2010, but that seems amatuer compared to the flavor of this beer.

Silky smooth with high carbonation for a big barleywine that tingles the tounge a bit and works well here.

One of the most pleasant drinkable barleywines i have ever had, the chocolate and roast really help smooth and balance the rough edges of the big hops. Well made! So good that i glowingly wrote about two times as many words in this review than i do in most!

Photo of popery
2.71/5  rDev -34.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Tap, City Beer Store. Disappointing. This seemed more like a Black DIPA than a barleywine. It pours a very dark brown with a smallish head. The aroma is pine resin, mint, chocolate, roast and caramel. The hops seemed to clash with the roasted malt notes. The chocolate just seemed kinda off. It's not exactly a mess, but I just didn't much care for the combination. The flavor also has a not quite right combination of hops and roasted malt. The taste seemed to go back and forth between somewhat bland, indelicate bitterness and confused roasted malt notes. It's a shame because there's seemed to be some nice caramel backing it all up. It's relatively dry for a 10% abv barleywine - still some sugariness but either too little for the luxury of better barleywines or the other flavors just got in the way. Mouthfeel is rather harsh and pretty thin for a barleywine. To be honest, I didn't even really want to finish my glass, though it's really not as bad as that makes it sound. It's just an intense expression of what I don't like about Black IPAs - flavors that clash more than complement.

Photo of brewdoc75
4.42/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a lighter black color with strong mahogany hues. A nice, slightly off white head sits on top for a while and dies down. Reasonable lace down the sides. Looks great in my snifter glass.

S: Lots of good stuff here. Initally dominated by dark malts. Roasted grains are there but not like an RIS. Plenty of chocolate. Some nice, rich caramel too. Maybe even some hints of dark fruit, like plum and fig. This is all backed up by a raspy grapefruit and pine aroma from the Cascade hops. Very aromatic. In the end I get more fruitiness with more of the plum character.

T: An extremely flavorful and complex ale. Some light roastiness with lots of chocolate and a ton of caramel. Some toffee notes too. The dark fruits that were there in the nose are there in the flavor as well. Plum, fig, and even a hint of black cherry in the end. The hops round this baby out with a lovely grapefruit bite. Some piney flavors as well. The beer is nicely bittered for the style and balances the beer out. It hides the alcohol well. You barely get a burn at the end. Very nice.

M: Medium-heavier bodied, but not as big as an imperial stout. Very smooth. Moderately carbonated. Very slight alcohol dryness in the end.

D: A really great beer. Kind of like a lighter bodied and less roasty RIS or a DIPA with some roasted and chocolate character. I have to say I'm a big fan of this "Black Barleywine" style. I guess this would be the imperial version of the black IPA. At 10 bucks a bottle, I'm gonna get more of these to cellar. Really a nice beer overall.

Photo of woosterbill
4.45/5  rDev +7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at Prime 16 into my beloved Weyerbacher tulip. Thanks, Caitlin!

A: In accordance with its name, this pours a fully black body with two fingers of tight light brown foam. Fantastic retention and as much lacing as can possibly be left on a glass. How can this be over 10%?

S: Contrary to my expectations for a SN beer, this aroma is a pure celebration of malt: rich, sweet, luscious caramel plays with a touch of roasted character that grants both depth and complexity. Very big, very sweet, very wonderful.

T: Ok, now I see that there are, indeed, boatloads of hops. The sweetness of the malt is held firmly in check by a combination of roasted malts (lots of chocolate + toast, and even some coffee + smoke) and purely bitter hoppiness. There's definitely some booze on the finish, but hardly an undue amount for such a big beer. Fantastic.

M: Fairly sticky medium-full body with low, but present, carbonation. I could use a bit more life or body, but this isn't that bad.

D: I could easily have another, and that's something I rarely say about a Barleywine.

Notes: What a great beer. I can hardly get over how this one manages to have it so many ways as a barleywine - the appearance of a stout, the aroma of an English b-wine, and the flavor of an American one. I bought a bottle and will lay it down for at least a couple years - I bet it will age beautifully.

Cheers!

Photo of nickadams2
4.03/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A_Black with reddish brown hue. Thick , fluffy khaki colored head with lots of lacing.

S_Sweet caramel malt,citric hops.

T_Dark fruits,hints of cocoa and espresso. Rich roasted malt with a dry hoppy finish. Very nice. Very balanced.

M_Thick and creamy. Moderately carbonated.

D_Very delicious and well balanced overall. One bomber should do the trick.

Photo of JoePat
4.2/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours a very dark brown almost black until held up to a light similar to a good porter. The head is thick and strong and takes forever to go down.

The aroma is of dark roasted malts, notes of chocolate and some citrusy hops (probably grapefruit since it is cascade but it is hard to tell with the grain).

The flavor has a lot of bitterness. Dark malt bitterness and hop bitterness fight for who sticks out the most but the bitterness is rounded out by the sweetness of the malts. Great barleywine with a nice porter roastiness. Light alcohol flavor at the end.

The mouthfeel is smooth and rounded.

This beer is suprisingly drinkable for a barleywine let alone a 10% barleywine.

Photo of Soilworker
4.17/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Presentation: Poured from a 750ml bottle into a snifter.

A: Pours a dark brown, almost black, color with a one finger thick, fluffy light brown head. There is very good head retention on this one.

S: Rich and dark roasted caramel malts provide a pleasant backbone to a great floral and citrus hop aroma and nice earthy notes. There is a light alcohol burn towards the end.

T: Follows the smell quite well. The roasted dark malts hit you right up from with a bit of hop character to go along with it. This then fades in the middle to a quite mellow malty taste with some earthy tones. Finally this turns into a much harsher hoppy bitterness flavor with earthy overtones. Finish is quite bitter and not as dry as I would have expected.

M: Creamy carbonation with a relatively heavy body.

D: Strong beer with some intense and complex flavors so I believe I have a couple of these but anything more than that would start to get overwhelming.

Notes: This is very respectable barleywine that I think is only going to get better with age. The hops are quite noticeable and while they are good now I think it would better if this was to fade a bit more.

Photo of Tilley4
4.53/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into my Cigar City snifter...

Deep, bold, black and beautiful this one is... A nice 1 inch head sits atop this beauty for quite some time after the initial pour and it laces the snifter throughout the entirety of the bottle... Beautiful beer...

Pungent hops roll out off of this right at first but some swirling produces a deep roastiness that has aspects of dark fruits and cocoa.... A little booze is present as well which is more than welcome on this Friday evening... I might even get something like vanilla or toffee or something sweet and delectable.. Again, world class...

Dark roasted malts that bring forth the aforementioned cocoa characteristics are tasted first immediately followed by a wave of juicy hops that are citric and bitter in nature...lots of different things going on here... Spicy and sweet... Hoppy and bitter.. Smooth and mellow.. All of it is present at different times while enjoying this one...finishes long and slow and bittersweet with the roast of the malts taking over in the end... This is terrific...

I was expecting this one to be good for sure but this surprised the hell out of me... Its easily one of the best barleywines I've had recently and I have a feeling that its going to age splendidly... This is bordering on world class for me...

Photo of Kendo
4.42/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Got a half-growler at Westmere Beverage.

A: Poured from the growler into (what else?) a Sierra Nevada Anniversary Ale pint glass. Body is black. Slight crimson hues on the edges when backlit. Head is no more than a small film of tan. No lace.

S: Hint of chocolate malt, but it's not too strong. Citrusy hops noted too - oranges come to mind. As it warms I get a touch of charcoal as well.

T: Very nice - reminds me a little of Victory Yakima Twilight, though it's been awhile since I've had that, and it's not quite exactly the same. I wrote "stout-like at times," and the chocolate malt, roasted barley and hint of charcoal and smoke fits the RIS/Double Stout-type of profile. But it finishes with juicy hops, as you'd expect from Sierra Nevada. Think sweet orangey citrus (as opposed to the more bitter kind of citrus) and even tropical fruit. Alcohol not noted in the taste, but heat is felt in the belly.

M: Smooth - not a lot of carbonation makes this feel slightly flat. Call it medium in heft, leaning towards full or heavy.

D: Very good for a beer of this strength. I drank the 32 oz pretty quickly, thinking it was 8% ABV, and realized halfway through that I had a solid buzz. Can't wait till the bottles are released in the Albany area.

Photo of DovaliHops
4.13/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a very dark black, but when held up to light, this beer has a BEAUTIFUL brownish/dark ruby color. Big tan colored head that slowly diminishes. The scent is just roaring of dark fruits and toffee. A lot of hops as well. This smells delicious. The taste definitely has a lot going on. At first I get some sugary fruitiness (plums, prunes, dates, cherries). Then I get a bit of booziness along with some very tasty chocolate and coffee flavors. It finishes with some bitter hoppiness that Sierra Nevada is known for. The mouthfeel is smooth and creamy. Very nice! Although this beer is very drinkable, I couldn't see myself having more than a bomber of this. Not only because of the ABV, but because of what a rich beer this is.

Photo of glid02
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at the Marlay House in Atlanta.

Pours one shade from black with a one-finger cream-colored head. The head recedes into a thin layer on top leaving solid lacing.

Smells of sticky caramel malts with large amounts of bright citrus hops. Also present, and more prevalent as the beer warms, are lightly roasted malt aromas.

Tastes very similar to how it smells. Smooth and deep caramel malt flavors kick things off and are joined quickly by slight roasted flavors. Joining in shortly thereafter are solid amounts of citrus hop flavors. Midway through the sip hints of pine flavors work their way into things along with hints of anise. The anise quickly fades, leaving citrus and pine hop flavors to carry through to a solidly bitter ending.

Mouthfeel is good. It's got a nice thickness with solid carbonation.

Drinkability is also good. I finished my glass without any problems and could have another.

Overall I wasn't the biggest fan of this beer - the hop profile didn't seem to fit the unconventional grain bill. Still, it's an interesting beer that's worth a shot.

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30th Anniversary - Jack & Ken's Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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