Beer Camp Across The World: Dry-Hopped Barleywine-Style Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Beer Camp Across The World: Dry-Hopped Barleywine-Style AleBeer Camp Across The World: Dry-Hopped Barleywine-Style Ale
BA SCORE
3.88/5
292 Ratings
Beer Camp Across The World: Dry-Hopped Barleywine-Style AleBeer Camp Across The World: Dry-Hopped Barleywine-Style Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Colorado's Avery Brewing Co. and Sierra Nevada both make American-style barleywine ales verging on the hop extreme. For this collaboration-dubbed "Big Hog" as an homage to the two beers that inspired it-we recreated both barleywine recipes and then blended the beers into a new hop-heavy creation. It features rich, bittersweet malt character with notes of caramel and toffee balanced against a massive wall of hop flavor and is bottle conditioned for longevity.


Added by Lucular on 05-10-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,743
Reviews:
88
Ratings:
292
pDev:
9.28%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
33
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 292 |  Reviews: 88
Photo of bubseymour
4.41/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Burt
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pathman
4.5/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

9/27/17 bottle

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Photo of arizcards
4.02/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a bottle from TW Arrowhead as part of the 12-pack 7-1-17 for $2.08 average per bottle. Bottled on 4-12-17.

Beer poured amber brown with a very nice white head with the initial pour.

Nose is hints of dark fruits, toasted malts, and citrus hops.

Taste is caramel toasted malts, toffee, citrus. Huge malt base is overwhelmed by the alpha hops.

Mouthfeel is medium to full bodied and smooth.

Overall this is a nice hoppy west coast hop bomb that probably would do well with some aging but is enjoyable now if you like big bad ass hoppy barleywines!

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Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zorro
3.33/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Slightly chill hazed red colored ale with a medium sized tan colored head.

Smells sweet and woody with a strong tea scent to it. Scents of cedar wood. Lesser scent of bubblegum.

Starts out bittersweet with a good caramel and wood flavor. Taste of hop oil. Taste of strong tea.

Mouthfeel is thick.

Overall an OK beer.

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Photo of mnj21655
3.96/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a rich mahogany in color with a finger of off white head. There appears to be some very fine particulate matter in the beer which could be a result of a lightly vigorous pour. Aroma is full of rich caramel malt, a bit of resiny pine, and a bitter note. Taste has some caramel malt (much less than the aroma) and a high bitterness with resiny pours me hop character. Medium bodied and moderate+ carbonation. Overall this is pretty tasty and drinkable. It reminds me quite a bit of all the heavily bittered West Coast DIPAs that were all the rage a few years ago. This is a refreshing change of pace from all the NEIPAs that I regularly drink and could make it into a regular rotation if it were consistently available.

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Photo of dsshuck
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RBorsato
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mds1101
3.71/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of heerboth
3.39/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ilikebeer03
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours clear ruby / burnt orange. Nice off while head. Great retention and lacing. Nose is piney hops along with toffee and caramel maltiness.
Taste followsupdeont a huge waves of caramel and toffee along with some lightly toasted malts. Next is a ton of bitter, hoppy goodness. Resinous hops with a subtle citrusy fruity flavor. Lingering bitterness.
Excellent barleywine.

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Photo of jason_nwx
3.67/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Troy-Hawaii
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought a variety 12-pack $23.99 from Tamuras
Strong hop citrus smell
Medium carbonation
Medium-heavy mouthfeel
Cloudy amber-brown color
Sweet citrus hop flavors with a bitter finish. Hides high alcohol really well
Overall a very well done beer. Taste like it should cost a lot more.

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Photo of RBuckley73
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Phineasco
3.97/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Look: Amber with big fluffy white head. Medium carbonation.
Smell: Wood, raisins, caramel, and toffee.
Taste: Bread, raisins, hops, caramel, and toffee.
Mouthfeel: Very smooth for the abv.
Overall: A decent barleywine from Sierra Nevada and Avery.

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Photo of NeverSettle
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zbooks
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sgttibbs
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Franziskaner
3.96/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep copper to bronze in color with a light sedimentary haze. There's an inch of creamy and densely packed brown head. The aroma is a bit of pine and sweet dark bready malt. I'm tasting initially that dark bready malt and then the piney (but thankfully not soapy) hops come rushing in at the back of the palate. The mouth is resinous from intense hopping, warm with alcohol, and dry.

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Photo of ADTaber
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Griphon
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chinchill
3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On tap at the Pour Taproom in Greenville.
Pours with a copper colored body that has excellent retention. It's topped with a durable, creamy, beige head.
Smells a little odd but nonetheless appealing. The flavor is quite good, with obvious bitterness and other hop character from the dry hopping. Well hidden ABV.

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Photo of jschott75
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Beer Camp Across The World: Dry-Hopped Barleywine-Style Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 292 ratings
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