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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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ChestSplitter

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2.68/5  rDev -35.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Got this after reading all the good reviews and discussion on this site. Gonna have to write a contrarian review. This beer is hops, hops, and more hops. It's not wickedly bitter, doesn't finish like dish soap, actually smells pretty good, but there's just nothing else here but hops. If you are a "hop-head" who spends the rest of the year drinking bitter IPAs then you may find this a great "holiday" version of that. It has a great hop profile, and I think I'd enjoy it more as a summer beer. But for me "Christmas" ales bring to mind malts and spices and toasty warming goodness, and I found none of that here.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2013 00:46:26 | More by ChestSplitter
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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,669 ratings.