Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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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.
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