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Sierra Nevada Grand Cru 30th Anny
« on: December 03, 2010, 02:15:49 PM »
Blend of Pale Ale, Celebration and Bigfoot.

Anyone had this yet? 
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Re: Sierra Nevada Grand Cru 30th Anny
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2010, 02:19:36 PM »
I have an unopened bottle in my fridge but I haven't gotten around to it yet.
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Re: Sierra Nevada Grand Cru 30th Anny
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2010, 02:28:30 PM »
I have an unopened bottle in my fridge but I haven't gotten around to it yet.

me too - I was wondering if its worth a second (or third) bottle before they are all gone.  my store only has a few left.
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Re: Sierra Nevada Grand Cru 30th Anny
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2010, 03:13:06 PM »
I have an unopened bottle in my fridge but I haven't gotten around to it yet.

me three.  I have to stop buying and start drinking commercial examples.

I'll chime in when I get around to it Paul.
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Re: Sierra Nevada Grand Cru 30th Anny
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2010, 03:17:45 PM »
I had it with the wife as we were having a relaxed conversation.   Oak is not over the top, malt and hops work well together, found it enjoyable. 

Still have to open the Jack and Ken's black Barleywine.
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Re: Sierra Nevada Grand Cru 30th Anny
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2010, 09:43:35 PM »
I drank mine last night.  Bitterness was very prominent but pretty smooth.  Definitely less of a bitterness slap in the face than Celebration.  There was was nice underlying caramel once it warmed up a bit.  I'd buy another.
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Re: Sierra Nevada Grand Cru 30th Anny
« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2010, 08:10:07 AM »
none of the stores around here carry it :'(
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Re: Sierra Nevada Grand Cru 30th Anny
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2011, 12:42:57 PM »
i grabbed a bottle last time i was in covington, la and i was going to save it, but my buddy from baton rogue told me to drink it as he had me another one.  i plan on cracking it open this weekend.  with the three blended beers being hop forward fresh, i want to try it that way for sure.
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Re: Sierra Nevada Grand Cru 30th Anny
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2011, 07:49:52 PM »
I thought it was the best of the series. Actually got to have it on tap here (St. Paul) also. Yes, I would buy another while they are still around. I bought 2 of each - 1 to drink and 1 to cellar. The Black Barleywine was very good as well. I think the stout was too young, kind of hot, to drink now.
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Re: Sierra Nevada Grand Cru 30th Anny
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2011, 05:39:31 AM »
That Stout when young was kinda meh, but we had it in November after a few more months of aging and it made me with I had purchased a case. I still have two in the fridge and one is the Grand Cru. Maybe I'll take her out for a ride this weekend.
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Re: Sierra Nevada Grand Cru 30th Anny
« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2011, 06:21:36 AM »
Cracked that puppy opened last night, pretty nice American Strong Ale.
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