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

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very good

347 Ratings

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Ratings: 347
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 9.76%
Wants: 8
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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Photo of StaveHooks
3.7/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle served in a Sierra Nevada IPA glass

A - Very dark brown, almost opaque, with a 2 finger kahki head that moves slower than a sloth. Generous amounts of lacing coat over half of one side of the glass.

S - Fresh leafy green hops jump out with bready Belgian notes. Perfume-like roast character, floral hops show up,

T - Spicy green hops, roasted malts, anise, rye, sharp lemon citrus pushes against the roasted toffee malts creating a non-typical flavor profile. Toasted bread crust are acidic fruits, and notes of chocolate malts are showcased in the middle with a sweet center that is surrounded by spicy dryness. A a rush of leafy green and pine hops emerge toward the dry finish leaving a semi resinous feel on the palate.

M - Medium body, ample carbonation, flowy and lush feel,dry finish.

This is an interesting brew. Nice hop profile but the Belgian yeast didn't seem to influence all that much. Above average but nothing mind blowing here.

Photo of smithj4
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of OregonGrown7
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of SpongeRuiner
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of Zorro
4.03/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From the current Beer Camp variety pack under an Alias.

Listed as "Beer Camp #94 Belgian-Style Black IPA."

Clear black colored beer with a small brown colored head.

Smells hoppy and deeply burnt. with a carrot scent. Scents of coffee and patent malt with the spicy scent of Belgian beer yeast. Some coriander and ginger with a slight sour edge. Strange aroma of parsley.

Starts out deeply roasted in flavor with slight chocolate. Slight bitter stout like edge to this but is very mildly flavored and smooth. Belgian beer yeast flavors are in here but the patent malt really hides them.

Mouthfeel is quite good.

Overall a tasty beer. The Patent malt elements are stronger than the Belgian parts.

Photo of Wukk
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of mactrail
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.

Photo of lockewoodfin
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Sleight Of Hand - Beer Camp #94 from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 347 ratings.