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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
82
good

934 Ratings
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Ratings: 934
Reviews: 162
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 11.02%
Wants: 11
Gots: 98 | 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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4.83/5  rDev +33.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Since Sierra Nevada is one of my favorite brewers, I had to pick up a 4 Way IPA variety pack when I saw it sitting behind the cooler glass.

A: An orange-amber color, with a very nice white head with very decent lace.

S: A nice citrusy grass hops aroma that is very pleasing.

T: A very balanced citrusy-grassy hops flavor that has a subtle spiciness to it. Not too big, but very flavorful.

M: Medium carbonation, with a thin, almost lager or wheat beer feel to it, but still gives a nice bitter tang.

O: I'm very partial to Sierra and this was another winner for me. The brewers always know how to create something special. All the flavors and aromas I like, but in a session beer. Not overpowering, but still holds a lot of nice flavor. I could drink this all day.

TonyC, Jun 15, 2014
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Nice big smell of whole cone grapefruit hops and they smell herbal as well. I can always tell a beer brewed with whole cone hops as opposed to pellet hops. Very smooth up front with a bready malt and then evolving to the grapefruit herbal taste and has a nice herbal bitterness to finish.

The bitterness stays for a bit and for a 4.8 percent beer the mouthfeel is pretty damn good. Not too watery but you can tell its a lower alcohol beer. They had to make it a lighter malt beer to bring the hops out more but its not just all hops which makes it a better low alcohol IPA than a real bitter one that just covers up everything.

All around a great session beer that I buy if they made in 6 packs.

thebrood1987, Mar 27, 2014
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Sierra Nevada Nooner Session IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 934 ratings.