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Sleight Of Hand - Beer Camp #94 - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

345 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 345
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 10.03%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Dark Belgian IPA

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-11-2013)
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Reviews by mactrail:
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mactrail

Washington

3.84/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at California Kebab in Pacific Beach. Very dark in the nonic. Long-lasting foam with plenty of lacing down the tall glass. Spritzy on the tongue, and that lasts to the bottom of the pint.

Flavor is quite striking-- there is a malty sweetness but it has an intriguing nutty, even coconutty taste with a big, spicy quality. Dark roasted malt with a hint of mint. the caramel is substantial with some burnt sugar. A tasty sipping beer with more alcohol than is probably needs. On tap, this is one of the better dark IPAs I've had. I liked it a lot better than the bottle Beer Camp version, which I just had two days ago.

Serving type: on-tap

09-27-2013 07:06:07 | More by mactrail
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Pours black with a big, slowly dissipating, light brown head. Medium carbonation. Smell is yeast, with some slight roast/toast, spice.

Taste is chocolatey and fruity up front, hoppy bitterness in the aftertaste, something rich and creamy in here.

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S- Some earthy and fruity hops of lemon zest. Slight lingering musk and dirt. A roasted malt base.

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M- Creamy and heavier than most IPAs, but not at the cost of losing some crisp drinkable character. Mid body bordering on full. Alcohol fairly well hidden.

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Sleight Of Hand - Beer Camp #94 from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 345 ratings.