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Sierra Nevada Barrel Aged Bigfoot

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by dsal89, Nov 1, 2012.

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  1. Extreme Beer Fest had a 1/2 keg of 1996 at it...It was quite sublime. If I could get my f-ing old Iphone to power up, I would show you all the pic of the keg (I worked that fest so I took tons doing inventory)
  2. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Savant (485) Illinois May 10, 2012

    Give him my BA name plz.
  3. Back in the good ole CB radio days my handle was BIGFOOT !!
    Years before the actual nectar of the Gods appeared
  4. ya wheres the narwhal at man? im in long beach and cant find squat.:eek:
  5. Had a bunch up here in the bay but at my local BevMo we just ran out. Surprised you didn't get in Long Beach. If I can find another 4 pack I'm heading down to LA in February if you want to do an IP trade
  6. lol appreciate it. im in LBNY man hah.east coaster
  7. Oh sorry man. I thought the LB in LA
  8. cosmicevan

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

    i got some in a trade as extras. not sure if it is ever coming, some lawsuit over the name or something.
  9. Its all over WNY now SN settled the lawsuit been for sale hear since early December.
  10. If any Chico locals have heard anything about the release please let me know! :D
  11. Please let ALL of us know !!!
  12. mikehblack

    mikehblack Savant (295) California Feb 10, 2010 Beer Trader

    I was just at the brewery and there were no bottles nor was it on tap. Tomorrow I am taking the tour and will ask about the status.
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  13. StevenSpringer

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

    I was at the brewery today they are pushing ruthless rye, release party Jan 6th. I'm guessing this will come out in February.
  14. CAbeerCAbeerCA

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

    Went on a tour last week. Apparently, it is still on for late Jan.

    FYI: during the tour, while you are in the mashing room, there is a bottle in the room (as of 12/29/12) with tinted glass that you can see. Not much but me and my lady excited.
  15. According to my beer guy he's getting some on Friday. Don't know how legit it is, but he said its being distributed in California at least in the next week.

  16. Maybe so on the 1996 being draft only. I can confirm a keg was at Brouwers Hardliver in 2010.
  17. Corked and caged
    Better be anyways
  18. SteelersX

    SteelersX Advocate (570) New York Jan 30, 2011 Beer Trader

    I was there too. That was 1 of only 2 kegs of the stuff left at SN. And it was sttill hoppy.
  19. pattermj

    pattermj Savant (265) Virginia May 31, 2008

    Are you talking about the fest 2 years ago? I thought that was a 94 bigfoot. I don't remember one last year.
  20. SteelersX

    SteelersX Advocate (570) New York Jan 30, 2011 Beer Trader

    2011 but and it was 1996 vintage - I just checked my beer list from the event.
  21. axeman9182

    axeman9182 Advocate (580) New Jersey Aug 5, 2009 Beer Trader

    There was no vintage Bigfoot last year. Two years ago they brought a keg of 96 Bigfoot, and the year before SN sent their last keg from 1994.
  22. Puddleduck

    Puddleduck Disciple (60) Nov 21, 2012

    Hello I heard from a local store that it will hit the shelfs soon and be very limited. Just curious about the different barrels does that mean there will be different releases depending on which type of barrel it was aged in ?
  23. If I recall correctly, I heard it's all gonna be mixed into 1 final blend. So there should only be 1 release, but that could've changed
  24. Catchy_Name

    Catchy_Name Advocate (520) California Dec 21, 2011 Beer Trader

    A buddy of mine opened a 1990 last weekend at an event of mine. We drank that side by side with a 2000 old numbskull I had been saving. They were both still phenomenal.
  25. surlytheduff

    surlytheduff Savant (425) Tajikistan Jul 22, 2010 Beer Trader

    No, it was released just without a dated crown (see previous page of this thread for pictures).
  26. CAbeerCAbeerCA

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

    BA Bigfoot released at the brewery today. $15.99 750s, six bottle limit
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  27. You buy your six?
  28. Sonofalime

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

    What's the bottle count? Just wondering?
  29. CAbeerCAbeerCA

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

    However many 750s you can make with 100bbl.

    Just 4. I figure that will do me good for a while.
  30. Sam_Frank

    Sam_Frank Savant (340) California Nov 29, 2012

    at the risk of sounding like a bragging douchebag, we got to try this at Beer Camp. it's fucking epic

  31. 3rdto1st

    3rdto1st Savant (285) California Dec 1, 2011

    So this is or is not making it to shelves?
  32. It is not, therefore no one should seek it out. Lol :)
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  33. Less than 100 bbls bottled as some went to draft. Not sure about exact bottle count though
  34. FosterJM

    FosterJM Champion (890) California Nov 16, 2009 Beer Trader

    Time to call in a favor! Shit yeah!!!

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  35. It is definitely going into distribution.
  36. Bigfoot is best fresh and without touching Bourbon trash...IMHO.
  37. Oh man it is TIME !!!
  38. ahhhh!!! amazing! i need that in my life brochacho. do you know if this is hitting NY? and when?
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  39. Puddleduck

    Puddleduck Disciple (60) Nov 21, 2012

    OK When will this hit NH and where !
  40. JohnB87

    JohnB87 Savant (370) Michigan Mar 14, 2011

    Epic want!
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