Author Topic: Sierra Nevada 30  (Read 5162 times)

Offline craigg

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Re: Sierra Nevada 30
« Reply #15 on: April 22, 2010, 09:59:09 am »
Fritz and Kens Stout is a big big beer. A remarkable set of flavors. I had one set aside for next weekend, when a buddy who had also bought one offered it up last night at dinner. I'm thinking I'm going to set the one I've got aside for a year and see how it changes.  If this one is this good - I'm definitely on the lookout for the rest of the series. Wow.

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Re: Sierra Nevada 30
« Reply #16 on: April 22, 2010, 11:54:06 am »
Had a few weeks back and my thoughts on it were "damn, this is big and chewy and more than just a little meaty flavor"
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Re: Sierra Nevada 30
« Reply #17 on: April 22, 2010, 03:52:06 pm »
I had the Fritz and Ken's at the Taproom last week while in Chico.  Very good, with many layers of dark malty flavors.

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Re: Sierra Nevada 30
« Reply #18 on: April 26, 2010, 10:18:03 am »
I was very happy with the Stout. The silky smoothness and creamy flavor were well balanced with lots of hops. It has been a long time since I tasted a stout that was as nice as this one was.

Someone else suggested it was more Porter like, but I feel it was all Stout. Black, full of chocolate and malt goodness in the aroma, with a hint of citrus hops. Solid body and If I recall correctly, somewhere north of 9% ABV makes this an Imperial Stout. Creamy and silky, with chocolate and coffee flavors, and again, more citriusy hops in the flavor.

Nice lingering bitterness. Sadly, I opend this beer the day it was available, and I felt so full that I left a portion in the bottle undrunk, as I found myself full and satisfied. Wish I had shared it with someone. I remember to do so when I open my second bottle in the future!
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