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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

7,702 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 7,702
Reviews: 3,154
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 191
Gots: 413 | 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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DrinkingDrake

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4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A thick 2 finger head formed that slowly dissipated to puddles of thin foam. Golden brown/copper color which has a very thin haze.
The hops smell great but are not overpowering. There is a great balance of aroma between hops and malts.
The smell description carries over to the taste. The balance between hops and malts is almost perfect here. The citrus flavors from the hops are present at first and the bitterness is in your face but is instantly subdued to a more earthy texture. The aftertaste with the balanced bitterness and the astringent feel it leaves behind is great.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2010 19:57:17 | More by DrinkingDrake
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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,702 ratings.