Blood Shot - Beer Camp #95 | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Blood Shot - Beer Camp #95Blood Shot - Beer Camp #95
BA SCORE
3.86/5
390 Ratings
Blood Shot - Beer Camp #95Blood Shot - Beer Camp #95
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
95 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-11-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,729
Reviews:
97
Ratings:
390
pDev:
9.33%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a pilsner glass. 3189120:39 and 149 13 C-2 1526 S are both printed on the shoulder of the bottle.

Pours a slightly cloudy brownish ruby with a big creamy head that dissipates very slowly into an almost powdery looking pile. Heavy lacing. Lots of fine carbonation. Smell is malty, slightly pine, overall fairly mild.

Taste is a nice rich malty red with a nice hoppy bitterness. More bitterness on the second sip - piney. Not terrific, but pleasing. Caramel, nutty.

Mouthfeel is fairly dry. Overall, not bad at all. I like it, and it suits me right now.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a "stubby" 12oz. bottle into a standard pint glass.
Cloudy, amber/brown in color, with a big cloud deck of light tan foam.
Aroma-Toasted malt, citrus hops
Taste-Caramel malt, citrus hops, nicely balanced big, bold flavor. Very drinkable for the strength.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance:
Deep, tree bark brown color with the slightest tint of red visible when held to the light. Beige head leaves plenty of lacing behind. Gobs of sediment and trace alcohol legs.

Aroma:
Almost flawless blend of malt and hops and then some! Roasted caramel provide a sweetness while piney and grassy hops liven the party up. Light cherry notes provide a tartness and finally, an aroma I've never encountered in a beer before... gasoline. Very odd, I agree, but it didn't turn me off.

Taste:
Just as the aroma would suggest, this one is very hoppy. Bitterness wages war on your taste buds with the strong presence of pinecone and nutty hops - very earthy. Light floral notes sneak in as if a bouquet of flowers were a sort of peace treaty before simple, roasted caramel malts move in and attempt to make sense of the aftermath. Pleasant, grassy aftertaste.

Mouthfeel:
Medium bodied ale with decent carbonation and a uber dry finish. Light alcohol burn.

Overall:
Honestly, not at all what I was expecting - I feel something about truth in advertising should be mentioned because in my opinion, this is an IPA. That is not a bad thing though as I found myself enjoying the brutal bitterness. I know a recommendation in 2014 for a 2013 release seems rather pointless, but if you do happen to stumble upon a bottle and you enjoy a good hop attack, this is a beer you won't regret.

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Blood Shot - Beer Camp #95 from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 390 ratings
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