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Sierra Nevada Snow Wit White IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Snow Wit White IPASierra Nevada Snow Wit White IPA

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BA SCORE
84
good

775 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 775
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 10.81%
Wants: 6
Gots: 67 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DaltonC on 02-23-2014)
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Ratings: 775 | Reviews: 151 | Display Reviews Only:
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NickSMpls

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

03-18-2014 23:39:50 | More by NickSMpls
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Dilbert65

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

03-18-2014 23:38:17 | More by Dilbert65
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Bitterbill

Wyoming

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottled Feb 11, 2014.

A hazy orange yellow brew with a huge head of foam and lots of lacing.

A spicy nose of coriander with some light citrus notes...lemon, maybe a dash of pepper.

Lots of lemon and coriander in the taste , the lemon has quite a snap to it. Some grain there, kind of peppery. A good taster.

On the light side of medium bodied, lots of carbonation, may a tad too much.

A nice White IPA. That lemon is something else.(weird but good)

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2014 22:21:41 | More by Bitterbill
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baxter94

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

03-18-2014 22:01:47 | More by baxter94
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Giggy

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

03-18-2014 21:40:37 | More by Giggy
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brianmandell

New York

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

03-18-2014 21:12:32 | More by brianmandell
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BryanK

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

03-18-2014 15:32:26 | More by BryanK
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Et2brewte

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +35.1%

03-18-2014 14:00:41 | More by Et2brewte
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BarryMFBurton

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

03-18-2014 05:28:02 | More by BarryMFBurton
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

4.01/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer is screaming summer, hazed golden orange body with a bright white billowing head these beers are so good at looking appetizing. Head is thick and dimpled cloud like appearance with fine evenly dispersed head. Aroma has citrus, spices, coriander, soft herbal tea with earthy notes. Very much reminds me of the Kellerweiss in appearance. There's no huge hophead hop profile here the dwarf hops are here but they are overshadowed by the spice profile, let's taste the White IPA. A bit more lingering citric/tropical fruit hop flavor not much in the way of bitterness, it barely peaks onto the radar with hop bitterness, but the hop flavor is available. Well played spicy, white ale with some hoppy edges to it, remains balanced and easy to drink with so much going on I give the thumbs up to the brewmasters on this one. I'm really happy with the way this one feels on the palate, I'm used to dry bitter finishes when the spice and orange peel additions come in, but this one remains perfect on the palate not overly bitter really nice beer I'm ready for more high quality beers to be made to this caliber. Carbonation is perfect rolls along easily without being cloying or too effervescent, perfect light to medium bodied witbier with some minimal IPA notes, which in my opinion makes this White IPA a winner with balance and overall drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2014 05:07:00 | More by WVbeergeek
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rick0776

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-18-2014 01:48:59 | More by rick0776
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Flopjack

Michigan

3.76/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle into tulip

Appearance - Very pale orange to yellow in color, just over 1 finger white head, nice lacing.

Smell - Heavy wheat and yeast that seems to blanket the hoppy citrus character that comes through with subtle grapefruit, and pine.

Taste - The beginning brings out most of this beers wheat character. You get wheat, a spicy yeast flavor, both of which seem to unveil some bitterness that carries forward. The middle to end really bring out the the floral hop character with pine and resin favors. You also get subtle citrus resembling grapefruit and the bitterness that has carried from earlier on.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied, medium carbonation, crisp and smooth.

Overall - Good beer. Lots of wheat and yeast but there is still a good citrus presence. Glad I tried it, bought this as a single.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2014 01:38:02 | More by Flopjack
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

03-18-2014 00:02:41 | More by 2dogbrew
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brewandbbq

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle.

Pours cloudy gold with a short, frothy head. Smeary lacing and a partial skim coat for the duration.

Aromatics are a balanced blend of Belgiany phenols, spice, and peppery hops. Citrus, pine, apples, and cloves.

Light bodied with a crisp mouthfeel.

Pine and grapefruit lead off the palate with hints of lemony wheat and a citric tinge.

A drying bitterness follows through and the beer finishes quickly with citrus and pine.

An easy drinker and would certainly be crushable of a hot summer day. I would prefer more hops and a brighter coriander note though.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2014 23:51:23 | More by brewandbbq
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dreichus

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

03-17-2014 22:52:25 | More by dreichus
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GFD400

New York

4/5  rDev +8.1%

03-17-2014 22:26:50 | More by GFD400
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yanosh

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

03-17-2014 21:53:44 | More by yanosh
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TheMarkE

California

3.81/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Cloudy orange with a big head of foam and very good lacing.

Smell: Clove, banana, citrus, and spices.

Taste: Wheat, spice, banana, clove, citrus and tropical fruits.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and creamy with a touch of bitterness in the aftertaste.

The Verdict: I like it. A Belgian whit with the hoppiness of an IPA, this would make a great summer beer. Complex and full of flavor.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2014 21:16:00 | More by TheMarkE
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PicoPapa

Connecticut

3.86/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle. Pours a semi hazy dark yellow with almost no head. Minimal lacing. The aroma is yeast, cloves, banana and some tropical fruit hints. The taste is much like the aroma but with more of a tropical fruit presence this time. Cloves, yeast and bananas as well. Notes of spicy and herbal hops. Some more spice at the end with light banana paired with some mango. Mouthfeel is light with very little carbonation. Overall, while I wouldn't buy this one its own, this is a solid beer in a Mix 12.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2014 16:23:55 | More by PicoPapa
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Rudes

North Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

03-17-2014 13:29:44 | More by Rudes
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Slay40

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

03-17-2014 12:30:02 | More by Slay40
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g_jenkins

California

3/5  rDev -18.9%

03-17-2014 05:37:36 | More by g_jenkins
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Jas45678

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-17-2014 00:18:13 | More by Jas45678
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baklo

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

03-17-2014 00:16:11 | More by baklo
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themanilow

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

03-16-2014 22:54:10 | More by themanilow
Sierra Nevada Snow Wit White IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 775 ratings.