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Bigfoot Barleywine-Style Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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4.14/5
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Bigfoot Barleywine-Style AleBigfoot Barleywine-Style Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States
sierranevada.com

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.60%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by kbub6f on 02-06-1998

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,546
Reviews:
3,070
Ratings:
7,531
pDev:
11.35%
Bros Score:
4.41
 
 
Wants:
419
Gots:
1,838
Trade:
68
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

snifter. 2010 batch.

a - pours a deep, hazy copper color, nearly opaque. forms a finger of tan head that calms to a thin film. not much for lacing, but there are a few small spots.

s - tons of dried fruits - raisin, prune, cherry, notes of cocoa powder and grassy hops.

t - toffee malt base with an overpowering pine resin hop character. not getting much fruit at all, but has plenty of astringent alcohol taste.

m - full bodied with medium carbonation and a significant alcohol warming.

o - definitely a slow sipper and not very enjoyable. i seem to remember this being better when it was fresh. at a little over a year old, it's not doing too well. will look elsewhere for barleywines from now on.

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Bigfoot Barleywine-Style Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.14 out of 5 with 7,531 ratings
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