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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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868 Ratings
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Ratings: 868
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 8
Gots: 92 | 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:
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(Beer added by: DaltonC on 02-23-2014)
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3.2/5  rDev -13%

12 oz bottle. Pours hazy yellow orange with a big creamy white head that retains well and laces the glass some.

The aroma is sweet bready malts, coriander and some earthy yeast and hops.

The flavor is sweet bready malts, a little fruit and coriander, earthy yeast and a good sized grassy bitterness. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with soft carbonation.

Overall, interesting white IPA - good bitterness but a kind of odd mix of earthiness, coriander, bready malts and grassy hops.

03-28-2014 23:16:48 | More by Beaver13
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3.8/5  rDev +3.3%

Appearance- yellow color, thick foamy head, nice lacing

Smell- malt, grapefruit

Taste- grapefruit, spices, malt

Mouthfeel- light to medium bodied

Drinkability- I thought this was very good. It was very smooth and very refreshing. Sierra Nevada always does a great job and once again I am impressed.

03-28-2014 20:27:02 | More by jeffjeff1
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North Carolina

3/5  rDev -18.5%

03-28-2014 20:14:58 | More by Beers9beers
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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

03-28-2014 19:27:26 | More by David19457
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

03-28-2014 14:41:24 | More by Kyrojack
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

03-28-2014 12:37:05 | More by Tayloraphilips
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

03-28-2014 12:25:48 | More by carlmoberg
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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

03-28-2014 04:24:07 | More by neurobot01
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

03-28-2014 03:22:07 | More by Bpierso1
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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

03-28-2014 03:04:11 | More by tegelaar
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3.83/5  rDev +4.1%

Bottled 2/14/14. Third new one I have tried out of the new 4-Way IPA twelvepack.

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into a Tree House snifter.

a: Cloudy gold with an inch tall white head which receded slowly to thin surface foam and dense lacing.

s; Citrus.

t; Definite fruity Belgian yeast up front followed by a significant hop bite. Bitterness cloys the back sides of the mouth.

m; Light to moderate.

o: A good brew for those who like American style IPAs with a Belgian flavor twist. Would probably pair well with spicy food in warm weather.

03-27-2014 17:42:52 | More by scotorum
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3.95/5  rDev +7.3%

A: Pours a golden yellow color with a fingers worth of head that fades down to a thin cap that leaves decent lacing

S: A bit of Belgian yeast, some fruity esters, and some earthy hops. Not too much going on, but what's there is nice

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with the Belgian yeast and estery fruitiness. Goes into quite a bit of bitterness and the earthy hops. Finishes with some lemon and lingering bitterness

M: Medium boded with moderate carbonation. Slightly chalky

O: A solid white IPA with a good balance of bitterness and Belgian notes. Not too American (bitter) and not too Belgian (yeasty and fruity). Easy to drink and another solid part of the mixed pack

03-27-2014 04:48:09 | More by BEERMILER12
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-27-2014 02:40:27 | More by sparx1100
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-26-2014 22:30:46 | More by mcsauter82
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

03-26-2014 13:41:07 | More by MSandahl23
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-26-2014 13:11:30 | More by jgunther71
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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

03-26-2014 06:53:57 | More by Localdrinklax
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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

03-26-2014 04:08:24 | More by jsh420
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

03-26-2014 03:15:57 | More by einman
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

03-26-2014 00:57:15 | More by Theogre83
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

03-26-2014 00:56:30 | More by Lukass
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3.61/5  rDev -1.9%

A - A standard pour yields three plus fingers of lavish ivory colored frothy goodness with a bit of a rocky top comprised of large and larger chunky bubbles... Excellent retention... The color is an exceedingly pale golden straw color... There is a faint haziness throughout... A modest bit of carbonation which starts slow at the bottom of the glass before reaching a moderate pace towards the top... Splotchy lacing clings to the sides of the glass...

S - Freshly sliced oranges... Orange zest... A bit of coriander... A slightly spicy wheat kick... Lavender... Some faint floral notes as well... A very pleasant and quite pleasing aroma with very nice nuance...

T - A surprisingly sharp hop bite to start... I'm not sure if it was the whole hopped application or the experimental varietals, but the end results seem to be too aggressive for my tastes and not appropriate for the style... Wheat... Honey... Orange zest... Lemon zest... A very light spiciness throughout... The finish has a fairly strong metallic presence...

M - Dry from the get go... Ultra crisp... Light to medium bodied... Limited carbonation... The dryness continues to intensify throughout...

D - Starts very promising in terms of appearance and aroma... Quickly falls back to the pack in terms of taste and mouthfeel... Decent, but not something I would venture to drink with any sort of regularity...

03-26-2014 00:52:57 | More by philbe311
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South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-26-2014 00:11:38 | More by swtdixie91
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3.93/5  rDev +6.8%

A- Pale honey. Straw. Watered down orange juice. Cloudy brew. Looks like a wheat ale. Nice two finger white head. Interesting. Moderate lacing.

S- Sweet pale malts. Coriander, citrus, grapefruit, grass, wheat.

T- Sweet pale wheat malts kick it off joined with a coriander note. Midway the hop bitterness grabs ahold of you and gives you a shake. Lemon, slight grapefruit, fruit juice. a peppery spice hangs "wit" ya and doesn't disappoint.

M- Extra medium bodied, a little thick, but clean if that makes sense. But not in a way that undermines the experience.

O- This is like an Oberon - Two hearted ale hybrid. An enjoyable brew with the wheat ale coriander facade and an IPA structure. Its interesting and tasty. Try it. Sierra Nevada does a pretty good job.

03-26-2014 00:07:10 | More by Emnmarko
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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

03-26-2014 00:04:45 | More by ArtZan
Sierra Nevada Snow Wit White IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 868 ratings.