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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

382 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 382
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 9.59%
Wants: 5
Gots: 6 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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hosehead83

Ohio

3.88/5  rDev +0.5%

Poured from a "stubby" 12oz. bottle into a standard pint glass.
Cloudy, amber/brown in color, with a big cloud deck of light tan foam.
Aroma-Toasted malt, citrus hops
Taste-Caramel malt, citrus hops, nicely balanced big, bold flavor. Very drinkable for the strength.

02-23-2014 17:42:53 | More by hosehead83
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-22-2014 17:29:26 | More by Griffith
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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-22-2014 13:21:32 | More by garymuchow
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

02-21-2014 21:06:49 | More by drdiesel9483
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thomseye

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

02-06-2014 01:11:44 | More by thomseye
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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alphagnome

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3.96/5  rDev +2.6%

Appearance:
Deep, tree bark brown color with the slightest tint of red visible when held to the light. Beige head leaves plenty of lacing behind. Gobs of sediment and trace alcohol legs.

Aroma:
Almost flawless blend of malt and hops and then some! Roasted caramel provide a sweetness while piney and grassy hops liven the party up. Light cherry notes provide a tartness and finally, an aroma I've never encountered in a beer before... gasoline. Very odd, I agree, but it didn't turn me off.

Taste:
Just as the aroma would suggest, this one is very hoppy. Bitterness wages war on your taste buds with the strong presence of pinecone and nutty hops - very earthy. Light floral notes sneak in as if a bouquet of flowers were a sort of peace treaty before simple, roasted caramel malts move in and attempt to make sense of the aftermath. Pleasant, grassy aftertaste.

Mouthfeel:
Medium bodied ale with decent carbonation and a uber dry finish. Light alcohol burn.

Overall:
Honestly, not at all what I was expecting - I feel something about truth in advertising should be mentioned because in my opinion, this is an IPA. That is not a bad thing though as I found myself enjoying the brutal bitterness. I know a recommendation in 2014 for a 2013 release seems rather pointless, but if you do happen to stumble upon a bottle and you enjoy a good hop attack, this is a beer you won't regret.

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New Mexico

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Blood Shot - Beer Camp #95 from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 382 ratings.