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Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Loch, Hops and Barrel


Formerly brewed at Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
Chico, California USA
Style: Scotch Ale | Ratings: 6 | Series Seasonal | Alcohol: 7.8%
Beer Camp 35 September 2010 ABV 7.8 IBU 28

Created by the California winners of our Beer Camp contest, this wood-aged Scotch lager is a cold weather beer not to be missed. It is a deep ruby brown color with a rich, roasty, and caramel sweet aroma. The flavor matches the aroma with velvety malts offering hints of molasses and a mild barrel-like finish from aging on cherry wood chips.

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