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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

956 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 956
Reviews: 164
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 11.02%
Wants: 12
Gots: 103 | 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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2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

terence, Apr 26, 2014
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2.96/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Nooner pours a clear amber with a fully frothed ecru colored head. Nice rings of foam cling to the glass with each sip. Scent is somewhat muted. And surprisingly so given the notes on the bottle proclaiming light body, but full aroma and flavor. Smell is mildly piney and a touch if citrus. A bready and doughy background that comes through better than the hops. I expected a stronger hop aroma even if it didn't rival stronger IPAs.

Flavor begins with a mildly sweet bread like flavor. It the. Progresses to a hoppy piney taste. Finishes crisp and cleanly bitter. Somewhat bland even given the lower alcohol content. Really lacks complexity and flavor I was looking for in a "session" IPA. Mouthfeel is on the lighter side of medium with a moderate amount of lively carbonation.

I'm not sure if I'm being harsh, but this one fell a little flat for me. There are better examples of the new session IPA style.

Jmamay22, Mar 23, 2014
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Sierra Nevada Nooner Session IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 956 ratings.