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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

811 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 811
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 10.68%
Wants: 7
Gots: 68 | 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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Reviews by MaineBrewing:
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MaineBrewing

Maine

3.45/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - poured a brilliant straw color with light orange hue, white frothy one finger head with various size bubbles, head dissipated to an ever present cap. Left a small amount of lacing, looks great.

S -very intense hop aroma, floral, piney and resinous, with some slight earthy tones. Slight malt notes, peppery.

T - taste is actually a much different experience than the aroma. The aroma was more floral and piney. The taste is very much an earthy and herbal flavor. Ample bitterness in the end. Malt is not sufficient and leaves a gap in the flavor profile. I understand its a session IPA but its a little weak in the body as well as the hop flavor, I've had other examples of the style that had a more intense hop flavor.

M - highly carbonated and crisp, finishes very clean. A little on the watery side. Enjoyable and easy drinking nonetheless.

O - overall a decent beer, enjoyable, refreshing, but a little lacking in the hop flavor, although the aroma is great. I have a hard time thinking of something at 4.8% as a session beer, to me it's just a weak IPA. I enjoy this as part of the 4 way IPA mix pack, but would pass over purchasing this on its own.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2014 01:06:29 | More by MaineBrewing
More User Reviews:
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roblowther

Texas

3.8/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

It pours copper with frothy white head. Smell is hops and a subtle earthiness. Flavor is fresh, floral hops with a clean, not too bitter finish. Honestly, this reminds me why Sierra Nevada was the first craft beer (no etymology wars please :) ) I tried and liked. And it reminds me, although I am a die-hard Belgian ale fan, I was first a fan of IPA's. Mouthfeel is light and soft. Overall, this is a really nice, really approachable version of the style.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2014 19:20:40 | More by roblowther
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joegard

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

08-01-2014 17:46:27 | More by joegard
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5/5  rDev +37%

07-31-2014 21:23:16 | More by BrewtopherAaron
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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-31-2014 19:24:09 | More by RandyPuckett
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New York

2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-31-2014 11:35:05 | More by gabriemw
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Florida

4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-31-2014 01:32:56 | More by HiWire
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Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-30-2014 20:38:24 | More by Toombsy
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

07-30-2014 15:29:19 | More by PPSchwa
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Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-30-2014 05:50:39 | More by shelby415
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Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-29-2014 22:16:04 | More by Mattsk1
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

07-29-2014 21:55:44 | More by trdtercel92
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Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-29-2014 04:57:18 | More by TheBeard89
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2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

07-28-2014 17:46:30 | More by Optcynbassist
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-28-2014 16:23:56 | More by brandonld23
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Bpc24


3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-28-2014 12:20:29 | More by Bpc24
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-28-2014 03:53:08 | More by tb4475
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +9.6%

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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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New York

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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Yackmo360

California

3.36/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Nice looking beer with a decent head. Seemed kind of, I don't know, dry (?) in my mouth. Has some good fruit at the front of the mouth, but after it sits there it doesn't have a nice hoppy bitterness, it just seems odd. I'll drink it, but it's not my favorite.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2014 04:58:47 | More by Yackmo360
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Sierra Nevada Nooner Session IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 811 ratings.