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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Celebration AleSierra Nevada Celebration Ale

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

7,669 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 7,669
Reviews: 3,154
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 192
Gots: 404 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Fresh Hop Ale; no spices.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-02-2001)
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Augustiner719

New York

3.95/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Fairly agressive pour yielded a moderate 2 finger head that dwindled down rather quickly. Great lacing.

Smell: Definate hops comming through. this is a good combination of a winter/ipa style beer. Its got more balls than the regualar SN IPA, and its also go some different aromas. I get some citrus from the hops, a sticky sugary aroma too. Some malt comming through and a little bit of grapfruit.

Taste: This is similar to the IPA. Where the SN IPA flourishes with its pinpoint flavors, this beer fails. Its a little confused, but in a good way. I get some dark malty flavors and some light citrusy flavors. Big grapefruit juice component on the front end with sweet sticky on the back end.

Mouthfeel: Good feel, its got some nice bubbles. carbonated well for the style, nice rounded feel after swallowing.

Drinkability: Nice beer. Its got some great flavors packed in there. Its abv is pretty high for a session beer but i can see where a lot of people would want to put a few of these puppies away.

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2008 03:50:15 | More by Augustiner719
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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,669 ratings.