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Blindfold - Beer Camp #73 | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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3.71/5
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151 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BEERchitect on 03-04-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
151
pDev:
11.86%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
5
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 151 |  Reviews: 26
Photo of BenHoppy
3.9/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MaddDogg84
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stevoj
3.63/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Part of a SN mixed 12-pack. light aroma gives way to much bolder taste. lots of sharp roasty bitterness. black body with nice creamy beige head, lots of sticky lacing.

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3/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MasterRigger
3/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

Photo of Green1981
4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of bmjivi221
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of johnsilk
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of jaydoc
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of XmnwildX12
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of Franziskaner
3.71/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Black in color with a minimal cream colored head. It let's a minimal amount of light through. The aroma is roasted barley quickly followed by hops. I get some roasted barley and the odd New Zealand hops hops in the flavor. The lingering bitterness slowly fades on your tongue. Excellent balance. Mouthfeel is thick and chewy. Not as hoppy as the typical black IPA, but something a bit different.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of Fatehunter
3.94/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured no head on a black body.
The aroma is rich roasted malt with lemon. Very aromatic and nice.
The taste is smooth roasted malt with moderate lemon bitterness. Nice balance.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
Really good. Too bad it isn't a regular.

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of Rekrule
3/5  rDev -19.1%

Photo of djrn2
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of JTomczak
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.74/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Malibu Sundownder Tasting Room in Westlake Village, CA.

Pours an almost opaque super dark brown with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. A wispy lattice of lace coats the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, and citrus zest aromas. Taste is much the same with cocoa and citrus zest flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop and roasty bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a nice balance between roasty and hop aspects.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of Graeme24
4/5  rDev +7.8%

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Blindfold - Beer Camp #73 from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.71 out of 5 with 151 ratings
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