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Sierra Nevada India Pale Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada India Pale AleSierra Nevada India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

377 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor

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Ratings: 377
Reviews: 334
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.86%
Wants: 7
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-25-2001)
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Reviews by DoubleJ:
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DoubleJ

California

3.78/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The 6.9% ABV stated on the label might inspire you to think it's American styled, but the frigate on the label and short description of the style being brewed since the days of British colonial trade will question your first impression. Let's get this on:

Poured into a glass, its glows with a deep orange color. Now to smell, piney, fruity, and hoppy. A little faint for what I was expecting. When the beer hits the tongue, nothing happens at first touch, but it soon transforms into a citrusy, bitter treat. Notes of raisins, pinewood, and a touch of yeast are caught in the flavors. The bitterness lasts long on the palate.

American? English? Does it really matter? It tastes good. Not quite as bitter as their Celebration Ale.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2007 21:09:18 | More by DoubleJ
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Sierra Nevada India Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 377 ratings.