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Blood Shot - Beer Camp #95 - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Blood Shot - Beer Camp #95Blood Shot - Beer Camp #95

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BA SCORE
87
very good

374 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 374
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 9.59%
Wants: 5
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
95 IBU

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

Pennsylvania

3.63/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Pours a dark amber color, two finger of khaki head, no lacing.
S - Caramel malt up front, some dried cherries, green apple, a little herbal, and a tad bit of alcohol in the end.
T - Tons of really sweet caramel malt, definitely boozey which is a big time disappointment, at the end you get a little bit of herbal hop traits and dried fruit.
M - Alcohol burn, soapy bitterness, chewy.
O - Not impressed with the whole beer camp lineup as a whole, and I'd say this is the biggest letdown. I have yet to try flipside, but I hope its nowhere near this realm.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2013 22:52:55 | More by Omnium
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3.64/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A 12oz bottle with a bottled-on date of July 2013. The label says Imperial Red Ale - Beer Camp #95; not sure why this has been listed on BA as 'Blood Shot'. Picked up a while back from Trembling Madness in York. Described as an imperial red ale stuffed with West Coast hops.

Poured into a Duvel tulip. Bottle conditioned. A deep, hazy reddish-brown hue with tons of floating sediment and medium carbonation. Yields a large head of creamy off-white foam that lasts for a few minutes before settling as a patchy surface layer. Nice lacing. Aroma of resinous hops with hints of pine, weed, orange peel, subtle citrus, sweet caramel malt, mild earthy yeast and stewed hops. A twinge of cardboard in the background. Pretty good.

Tastes of intense aromatic hops with a dry, bitter finish. Notes of pine resin, dank weed, orange peel, mild citrus, caramel malt, faint earthy yeast and stewed hops. Well-attenuated, followed by a powerful hop-driven bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth, dry and tingly, with pleasant carbonation and good body. Hop oils strip the palate. Very astringent, accompanied by an aftertaste of bitter aromatic hops, pine resin and caramel malt.

Extreme hops, resulting in serious bitterness. Looks alright (if a bit full of sediment), while the aroma and flavour are dominated by powerful pine-laden hop notes underpinned by a caramel malt backbone. Nice body that tantalises the tongue. Good stuff - my impression is that some of the aromatic subtlety has faded but a solid brew nonetheless. I believe this was a one-off but worth sampling if you encounter it.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2014 01:24:15 | More by jazzyjeff13
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Pours a slightly cloudy brownish ruby with a big creamy head that dissipates very slowly into an almost powdery looking pile. Heavy lacing. Lots of fine carbonation. Smell is malty, slightly pine, overall fairly mild.

Taste is a nice rich malty red with a nice hoppy bitterness. More bitterness on the second sip - piney. Not terrific, but pleasing. Caramel, nutty.

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Blood Shot - Beer Camp #95 from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 374 ratings.