Sierra Nevada Bigfoot 2016

Brewed by Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

American Barleywine9.6% ABV90 IBU

RateBeer Score    99 Overall   97 Style

Our cult-classic beast of a barleywine.

Bigfoot is a beast of a beer, brimming with bold flavors of bittersweet malt and heaps of aggressive whole-cone Pacific Northwest hops. First introduced in the winter of 1983, Bigfoot is a cult-classic beer brewed in the barleywine style, meaning a strong, robust, bruiser of a beer with the refined intensity of a wine. Bigfoot is prized by beer collectors for its supreme cellarability. Under the proper conditions, it can age like a fine wine, developing new flavors and character as it matures in the bottle. Each new release or “expedition” is vintage dated. Collect your own and see the flavors develop and progress.

ALCOHOL CONTENT 9.6% by volume

YEAST Ale yeast
FINISHING HOPS Cascade, Centennial, Chinook
MALTS Two-row Pale, Caramel

CUISINE Bread Pudding, Mission Figs, Medjool Dates
CHEESE Pungent Blue Cheese

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Available near Ashburn, Virginia

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