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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

(send 'em beer!)
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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Ratings: 775 | Reviews: 147 | Display Reviews Only:
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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%

07-14-2014 20:50:02 | More by seavercm
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jbriggs7

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-14-2014 18:41:02 | More by jbriggs7
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CTbrew32

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-14-2014 14:48:11 | More by CTbrew32
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Georgiabeer

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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mitch3114

New York

4/5  rDev +9.6%

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

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-13-2014 16:30:47 | More by LuckyJohn
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jchuter1


3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-13-2014 04:24:00 | More by jchuter1
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GStone899

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -11%

07-13-2014 03:25:44 | More by GStone899
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Jpenner


4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-13-2014 00:37:38 | More by Jpenner
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Cluker

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-13-2014 00:29:28 | More by Cluker
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wspscott

Kentucky

3.66/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle in Sam Adams glass

rating this as a "session IPA" vs an IPA

A: Dark gold, thin white head, more lace than I expected
S: Citrus and pine, reminds me of a dry-hopped version of SNPA
T: Good American hop burst up front, followed by a subtle malty/caramel sweetness.
M: Somewhat thin, but not surprising given the "session IPA" category, lots of carbonation
O: One of the better session IPAs I have had, but I am not sure I would pick this up vs. SNPA. If they could keep it close to this but shave off another .5% alcohol, then this would be a winner. Glad I tried it, but I think I would prefer a dryhopped version of the PA vs. this even with the extra alcohol.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2014 21:27:31 | More by wspscott
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MeisterSmudge

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

07-12-2014 10:32:22 | More by MeisterSmudge
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kornkid8600

California

3.25/5  rDev -11%

07-12-2014 05:33:56 | More by kornkid8600
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afinepilsner

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-11-2014 21:33:44 | More by afinepilsner
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flagmantho

Washington

3.46/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: medium golden hue with a light haze and a moderate effervescence. Head is a thick finger of frothy white foam. Not bad.

Smell: lightly sweet malt aroma with earthy, ever so slightly floral hops. Not bad, but not terribly exciting.

Taste: much like the aroma, although there's a little bit more graininess to the malt and a little bit of an astringency.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a decent carbonation and creaminess for a session IPA.

Overall: this beer isn't bad, but it really doesn't excite me.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2014 17:22:59 | More by flagmantho
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Trish

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -11%

07-10-2014 01:55:23 | More by Trish
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lwillitz

Florida

3.59/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12-oz bottle into Belgian ale glass

A - 4-finger off-white head over a body of cloudy gold/amber, moderate amount of visible carbonation

S - citrus, light malts, fruity and floral notes, peppery spice

T - light malts, lemon, pepper, slight caramel sweetness, grassy/floral notes, balanced with a dry finish

M - chewy medium body, medium/high carbonation, fairly dry

O - Nooner is a nice brew in general, but many other IPAs on the market are more interesting.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2014 22:58:18 | More by lwillitz
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Metaltildeath

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-08-2014 15:44:06 | More by Metaltildeath
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nate-henry

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -11%

07-08-2014 06:33:50 | More by nate-henry
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qchic

Maryland

3.74/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pulled from the 4-way pack. Session IPA, and I'm wondering if this beer is all that necessary when good 'ol SNPA isn't much stronger than this. Gold color with modest head. Tangy citrus nose. The flavor impresses me with a nice grainy balance. Plenty of spicy hops to satisfy. I like this one better than most of the other session ipa's out there because the bitterness doesn't seem out of whack. Nice, I'd buy it on its own.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2014 01:56:13 | More by qchic
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MikeDAdams

Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

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BcOneSeven

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.8%

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gatorlove

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-07-2014 20:57:06 | More by gatorlove
Sierra Nevada Nooner Session IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 775 ratings.