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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Sierra Nevada Celebration AleSierra Nevada Celebration Ale

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

7,386 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 7386
Reviews: 3152
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%


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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FattyJLE

Oregon

3.63/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a pint glass.

S - Citrus peel, pine, grassy with some malt sweetness.

A - Relatively clear, deep amber with a 2 inch, pillow-like, off-white head with excellent lacing all the way down the glass.

T - Strong earthy bitterness upfront but not overpowering. Hop flavors are a combination of earthy/piney/peppery with a slight caramel malt backbone. A hint of booze emerges as it warms. Pine lingers on the palate with a relatively dry finish.

M - Medium carbonation. Moderate body.

O - Definitely a drinkable session IPA. Hop flavor dominates with very little malt character, but no distinguishable flaws. A solid IPA, but nothing overly spectacular.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2012 00:01:32 | More by FattyJLE
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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,386 ratings.