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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

7,676 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 7,676
Reviews: 3,154
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 191
Gots: 407 | 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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Chiefy770

Illinois

4.59/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. 2013 label the bottle.

Appearance: Transparent amber body with a very thick and fluffy off-white head on top. Incredible sticky lacing throughout.

Smell: Big aroma. Hops stand out. Herbal and citrus notes also are present.

Taste: The hops break through a great base of toasted malts. Notes of citrus really come through in the aftertaste. The alcohol creates a great warming sensation.

Overall: I am normally not a big fan of IPAs in the colder months but this beer is definitely worth breaking the parade of stouts and porters. This IPA contains more herbal-pine flavors than fruity citrus flavors, which makes this a great tasting brew in the winter. The malts are also incredibly tasty. This would be the perfect beer to grab after walking five miles in a foot of snow to cut down a Christmas tree, then dragging said tree back to your cabin.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2013 00:39:57 | More by Chiefy770
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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,676 ratings.