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Brewed By: Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Number of Ratings: 441

Style: American Strong Ale

Brewed In: 1075 E 20th St, Chico, CA 95928, USA

ABV: 10.2%

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Life And Limb

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Tasting Notes

Please sign in to post comments about this beer and see your Beer Buddies' comments. profile - June 13, 2019
In June of 2019 SN released this last collaboration with Dogfish Head. It has maple and birch syrups. Very smooth for a 10.2% beer. Lighter body than I remember from other Life and Limbs and kind of bland. A C to B-. profile - February 7, 2017
A-. Very balanced strong Ale, a bit sweet with raisins, maple or molasses. Smooth. In 8-4-2018 had the 2019, 2011 and 2009 back to back and the clear winner was the 2009. Thick, malty sweet, smooth, caramel, toffee and some alcohol. A rated. B for the 2011 and C for 2019.
diverej profile picturediverej - January 28, 2014
Rich and dark, very smooth great taste.
ItisAnk profile pictureItisAnk - August 12, 2013
Dogfish head life and limb, have to make do. Real good ipa, fairly malty, complex, very drinkable. I forgot the rest
pem16 profile picturepem16 - March 7, 2013
One word. Fantastic!
wiggs17 profile picturewiggs17 - November 29, 2011
Better not cold but cool
zippy2317 profile picturezippy2317 - November 6, 2011
Very smooth with a hint of maple syrup
CTwo profile pictureCTwo - October 18, 2011
Lots of chocolate, caramel. The sweetness offsets the bitterness very well. You get a sense of the syrup in the sweetness, but it's not overloading in taste. Well balanced.
CSpechtRock profile pictureCSpechtRock - October 1, 2011
Absolutely fantastic! I had it on tap but I'll certainly be looking to see if they bottle this one. Dark and sweet. Great beer. Found it in a bottle: Life and Limb 2. 10.2% ABV and just as awesome as the draft version I described above.
timber! profile picturetimber! - September 23, 2011
Pours a thick dark brown. Good head retention. Sweet flavors of maple syrup, raisins and alcohol