30th Anniversary - Fritz And Ken's Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
4.24/5
Exceptional
999 Ratings
30th Anniversary - Fritz And Ken's Ale30th Anniversary - Fritz And Ken's Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by bigbelcher on 03-13-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
664
Ratings:
999
pDev:
9.2%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
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look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured this 750 mL brown bottle into a New Belgium globe. The body was opaque black/brown. The head was dense, tan in color, and stayed throughout the drink.

The smell was cocoa powder and damp fresh grain.

The taste was of overripe stone fruit. A nice char met the mild alcohol. Deeply fruity with hints of metal. Creamy coffee and cocoa. Bright rich grains shine through. The char bitterness lasted a long time in the finish. However, there was a sweet residue on my lips after each sip.

The body was smooth and rich. Medium to mild carbonation.

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30th Anniversary - Fritz And Ken's Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.24 out of 5 with 999 ratings