Bigfoot Ale is an award-winning example of the traditional barleywine ale style. It boasts a dense, fruity bouquet; an extremely rich, intense palate; and a deep, reddish-brown color. This ale is superbly balanced between an almost overpowering maltiness and a wonderfully bittersweet hoppiness.
What do BeerPals have to say about Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Ale?
"A strong, overpowering, humbling, and supremely satisfying barley wine." - velokeith
"This is a super fine, hoppy barleywine. Very enjoyable." - E
"Beautiful color and wonderful mouthfeel. The hops are bitter sweet and well balanced." - rollinz
"I had the '04 version and Im sure this gets better with age. But its awesome right off the bat!" - Clash
"Big powerful hoppy beer thats one of my favourites." - rojcowles
"Just don’t forget about the “loopiness” factor; the alcohol will remind you in short order!" - nstallmaster
"...every sip seems to liberate a new stream of bubbles." - Mrbuck
"This is everything I want in a beer and has now replaced not only my favorite beer but my favorite style too." - Bangbang
"I poured the bottle into a Chimay chalice..and have to say it looks gorgeous in it..its murky yet at the same time glowing brown ale..with a nice sized tan head that eventually fades to rather luxuriant laceing" - Reidrover
"Hooray for hops! This is amazing stuff, super smooth palate with a extremely concentrated flavor, pours like pudding and smells like flowers." - jde123
"Full-bodied, but not syrupy, which makes this ale very pleasant and easily drinkable. Recommended." - Brett