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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

809 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 809
Reviews: 150
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 10.68%
Wants: 7
Gots: 67 | 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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Roguer

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3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice head, 2 fingers from an aggressive pour, firm, snow white, with good retention. Brew is very pale amber, translucent yet hazy, and extremely lively. Excellent fluffy lacing.

Pine and resin hop aroma, with a noticeable biscuit and pale malt backbone. Just a hint of floral and honey notes. Not a particularly aggressive aroma.

Flavor profile mostly follows the nose. Slightly less piney than SNPA, with more of a floral hint, and some earthy hops, but the pine definitely comes behind with a nice finish.

Medium-light, fuller bodied than you might guess. Sticky oily coating gives it a long finish. Decent sting and lively, makes it a slower drinking beer than "session" might imply.

This is a decent beer, solid and enjoyable, but I hardly think it qualifies as a session IPA. The balance is reminiscent of an APA or EPA, if anything. It definitely occupies the niche between SNPA and Torpedo; what I'm not 100% sure of is whether or not that was a niche that needed to be filled.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2014 16:45:59 | More by Roguer
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Sierra Nevada Nooner Session IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 809 ratings.