Sierra Nevada Barrel Aged Bigfoot

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  1. WorldWideStout

    WorldWideStout Savant (375) Pennsylvania Jan 12, 2009 Beer Trader

    So where's the guy with the Bigfoot label tattoo on his back going to put this?
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  2. It's about F'in Time they released BABF! Way to be right on top of a trend SN! ;)
  3. SanFranJake

    SanFranJake Poobah (1,005) California Nov 2, 2012 Beer Trader

  4. jera1350

    jera1350 Champion (925) Minnesota Dec 15, 2007

    On his chest and stomach of course.
  5. dsal89

    dsal89 Advocate (505) Indiana Jul 6, 2008

    Anyone know what distro will be like? Im in NWI and ill be incredibly pissed if we dont get this.
  6. CAbeerCAbeerCA

    CAbeerCAbeerCA Savant (320) Maryland Mar 3, 2011 Beer Trader

    4 Years in Barrels!
  7. DonDirkA

    DonDirkA Savant (410) Arizona Dec 14, 2011

    More than a year later, our 30th Anniversary Bigfoot emerges from these whiskey barrels and is as complex as ever. The limited 750mL bottles will hit select stores early 2013. We hope you find one!
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  8. StevenSpringer

    StevenSpringer Savant (385) California Sep 26, 2011 Beer Trader

    I live in Chico lets see if they will have it at the gift shop.
  9. HopsMatt

    HopsMatt Savant (495) Kentucky Dec 1, 2011 Beer Trader

    Damn. My beer guy is going to hate me again...
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  10. Time to call up that ex-girlfriend that lives in Chico...
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  11. Think this one has made Whale status before it evens hits the public !!!
  12. EOTLBrewer

    EOTLBrewer Savant (300) Illinois Dec 18, 2011 Beer Trader

    Damn I might have to trade a King Henry for one of these if I can't find one.
  13. Ricelikesbeer

    Ricelikesbeer Savant (445) Colorado Nov 29, 2006

    I really hope to see this one come to CO, but have been a little disappointed lately with distribution to our state. We have a huge market for Sierra Nevada beers, and it seems that we aren't even getting much Narwhal, despite other states receiving bottles. I don't get it. Hopefully we get the barrel aged bigfoot.
  14. There won't be any barrel-aged Narwhal in large distribution. We made 15Bbls as a pilot batch and put that into bourbon barrels. It will be draught only, but probably limited to high-end festivals and such. Barrel-aged Dubbel and Quad are Chico-only releases in the bottle, and limited draught has made it outside of Chico and is out there now...Again VERY limited.

    BA Bigfoot will be packaged in the next two weeks and we need to give it a month to bottle-condition (12.2 ABV!) so we're looking for a late January release. Again, this is also super limited 100Bbls...some states are only getting a handful of cases so this one is definitely going to go really fast.

  15. gtermi

    gtermi Champion (790) Texas Apr 21, 2010

    Any idea which states will be getting them?
  16. 12.2%... there goes my hope for Ohio :(
  17. Don't let it get you down. If it comes out in late January, we'll be busy drinking Hopslam anyway. :)
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  18. i can always hope to score some from connections in MI pending their allotment >.<
  19. If its been anything like the 2012 distribution model, they will release it to the states furthest away first.

    Some might trickle into California, Nevada months later.
  20. Most states will be getting some (depending on ABV caps...sorry Ohio) but most states will not be getting much.
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  21. gtermi

    gtermi Champion (790) Texas Apr 21, 2010

    Thanks for the info! Can't wait to grab a bottle of this.
  22. ChadQuest

    ChadQuest Initiate (0) Illinois Mar 4, 2009

    Can't wait to not get a bottle of this! #chicago
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  23. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Champion (930) New York Dec 13, 2009 Beer Trader

    oh no! bigfoot is my wife's favorite and one of mine as well. fingers crossed this won't be as tough to get as it sounds. we are still waiting on Narwhal in NY (LI).
  24. Treebs

    Treebs Advocate (640) Illinois Apr 18, 2011

    Once it gets there it'll sit around like everything else does ;)
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  25. terryg75

    terryg75 Zealot (80) Sep 23, 2012

    I'm I Ohio and am willing to trade 2 4pks of Narwhal for a big bottle. Any and all takers are extremely encouraged!
  26. Sonofalime

    Sonofalime Savant (485) Virginia Oct 11, 2010 Beer Trader

    Really hoping I can find some of this or trade for at least one bottle. Please come to VA!

    Not sure of the release date...but im excited
  27. RDMII

    RDMII Savant (435) Georgia Apr 11, 2010


    I had the wine barrel Dubbel two weeks ago and was blown away. Cannot wait for this one to hit.
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  28. I thought the Ovila BBL aged would of had a wider distro...
    Hoped I guess
  29. mdwalsh

    mdwalsh Savant (460) Iowa Feb 1, 2009

    I'm going to guess no price point yet?
  30. ArrogantB

    ArrogantB Champion (770) Colorado Jun 9, 2006 Beer Trader

    I tasted this one year at GABF, it was fucking rad. Sure hope I can get a bottle here in CO.
  31. BrettMcCal23

    BrettMcCal23 Zealot (75) Minnesota Nov 23, 2010

    That sounds freakin awesome! Chalk one up to me if it makes it to MN!
  32. Wow, SN really screwed you guys by not rounding down 0.2%, haha.
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  33. MSRP is $14.99

    EDIT: In CA, at least.
  34. redlegacy

    redlegacy Aficionado (100) New York Mar 22, 2012

    Good beer
  35. SIGN me up for a dozen at least !!
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  36. you're telling me! just hope i can find it in a MI trip
  37. redmagik99

    redmagik99 Savant (350) California May 15, 2007 Beer Trader

    anyone know what kind of whiskey barrels?
  38. sjverla

    sjverla Advocate (595) Massachusetts Dec 1, 2008 Verified

    If I ask nicely, can Massachusetts get Ohio's share? Please and thank you.
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  39. ArrogantB

    ArrogantB Champion (770) Colorado Jun 9, 2006 Beer Trader

    For some reason we pay an extra $5 on Sierra Nevada 750's in CO so I guess it will be $20 here. :(
  40. SeaOfShells

    SeaOfShells Savant (350) California Feb 22, 2011

    I would do unspeakable things to get one. Unspeakable things...
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