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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

765 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 765
Reviews: 147
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 6
Gots: 59 | 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 ONovoMexicano:
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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

4.09/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From the 4-Way IPA 12 pack.

A- Huge three finger fluffy white head. Copper-colored beer with steady carbonation and a clean, filtered look.

S- Citrusy and grassy hops, sweet malt. The aroma is pungent and resinous and there's some grapefruit or orange peel in there.

T- Earthy, grassy and floral hops, grapefruit peel, the beer is slightly fruity with very little malt taste.

M- Light and crisp like a pilsner, bitter and dry, but there's a slight sweetness and creaminess.

Well, I could make a habit of drinking these; they're very light, refreshing and easy-drinking, yet there's a ton of aroma and a damn good flavor.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2014 19:15:04 | More by ONovoMexicano
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Auraan

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

07-22-2014 08:02:10 | More by Auraan
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coopdog1000

Florida

4/5  rDev +9.6%

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

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-20-2014 22:41:23 | More by Kelcarell
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-20-2014 22:21:38 | More by XmnwildX12
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gutbuster

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-19-2014 20:29:17 | More by gutbuster
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JackDempsy

California

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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MarkQ617

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 01:52:02 | More by MarkQ617
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Monty784


3/5  rDev -17.8%

07-18-2014 23:45:06 | More by Monty784
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Notacraftdrinker

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-17-2014 06:52:23 | More by Notacraftdrinker
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azdback

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -11%

07-17-2014 05:19:24 | More by azdback
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Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-17-2014 00:31:51 | More by rudabegga9
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Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-16-2014 23:17:38 | More by fuzzbalz
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California

5/5  rDev +37%

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cjgator3

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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Mike-Harms

California

3.25/5  rDev -11%

07-15-2014 17:25:58 | More by Mike-Harms
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erlenmeyer

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-14-2014 22:33:04 | More by erlenmeyer
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seavercm

Georgia

3/5  rDev -17.8%

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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-14-2014 00:21:16 | More by Georgiabeer
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chip26

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11%

07-13-2014 23:39:47 | More by chip26
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New York

4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-13-2014 16:53:38 | More by mitch3114
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Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-13-2014 16:30:47 | More by LuckyJohn
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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Sierra Nevada Nooner Session IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 765 ratings.