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Sierra Nevada Nooner Session IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Nooner Session IPASierra Nevada Nooner Session IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

775 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 775
Reviews: 147
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 6
Gots: 60 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.80% 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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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.63/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a finger of head on a hazy straw colored body.
The aroma is lemon and grapefruit with a touch of dank.
The taste is assertive moderate lemon bitterness with some honey sweetness in the background.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
It's a wonderful sessionable IPA. Great flavor and drinkable for the long haul.

Serving type: on-tap

04-15-2014 05:55:25 | More by Fatehunter
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Washington

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-24-2014 16:02:12 | More by Keepnitrl
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-24-2014 01:00:11 | More by David19457
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New York

4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-23-2014 20:24:41 | More by RonnieTomillo
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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-23-2014 15:12:00 | More by Auslander
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-22-2014 23:13:33 | More by leeswagerty
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Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -17.8%

07-22-2014 21:13:39 | More by green_plastic
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New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-22-2014 20:39:57 | More by Mattyb79
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Arizona

4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a gorgeous clear light amber with slight golden highlights when held to light with three fingers of nice, fluffy white head. A very pretty looking beer, especially for its style. Scents of tropical fruit, peach, orange flesh, some grassy and floral hops and lemon peel with an underlying, yeasty, bready aroma balancing the hops. A fairly nice aroma showcasing typical West Coast hop aromas, though not as intensely as many of the other session IPAs. The malt presence is also higher in the aroma. Taste begins hoppy, with medium-high bitterness and notes of orange flesh, tropical fruit, melon, some bready malt and slight citrus peel. This moves into a more bitter middle with notes of grapefruit peel, and hints of grapefruit flesh. Finish is dry with strong notes of grapefruit peel and a hint of grainy malt. Aftertaste is grainy malt and bitter grapefruit peel. A good overall flavor profile that is quite hoppy, though not as much as Stone's session IPA. The flavor profile here is more balanced between bitter hop flavors and sweeter fruity notes with malt leading into more bitterness as the sip progresses. A good overall flavor profile and quite drinkable as a result. Mouthfeel is light bodied with moderate carbonation and a smooth feel. Quite the drinkable beer as a result. Overall this is a nice attempt at a session IPA that aims to be both flavorful, yet balanced. It has big hoppy flavors but balances them with a slight, yet present breadiness and sweetness. The aroma also reflects this balance, being less hop forward than some other examples of the style. The mouthfeel is light and easy to drink and all this combines to make quite the nice session ale.

Serving type: bottle

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Florida

4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-21-2014 00:00:12 | More by coopdog1000
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Texas

4/5  rDev +9.6%

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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.23/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I love a strong hoppy beer. I was expecting a strong hop flavor to this and it was hoppy, but balanced. I as very pleasantly surprised. It was hoppy, with great mouth feel and aroma. It was an very easy beer to drink. I loved it and would recommend it to anyone for an "everyday" beer. Only 4.8% ABV - again another pleasant surprise (everyone wants the high ABV, but sometimes a low ABV is great).

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 18:44:54 | More by JackDempsy
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Massachusetts

3.88/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass. This is the 7th Sierra Nevada offering over reviewed on here. Probably the best session beer I've ever had. I do feel with most session IPAs you sacrifice a little bit on flavor in favor of being able to drink it all day. Not the case here. Big hoppy flavor, nice citrus, not a ton of booze. If you're a hop fan and are looking for something to drink all afternoon, you've found it.

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Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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Sierra Nevada Nooner Session IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 775 ratings.