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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

7,705 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 7,705
Reviews: 3,154
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 191
Gots: 416 | 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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Khad

Nevada

4.48/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

What we have here is something pretty special. Celebration Ale is a unique IPA with hops, hops and more hops. I poured this from a bottle into a pint glass. Wonderful appearance with a head that sticks around and provides excellent lacing. To the nose you get plenty of hops, there is no mistaking you are about to consume one of the great American IPAs. While the hops overpowers the scent the taste is loaded with yes....of course hops but you'll also pick up a lot of pine, small amounts of citrus and yes more hops. This IPA works great for the holidays as this might be a bit much for the warmer part of the year.

To sum it up, this is a very very complex beer with layers of flavor but not much balance...but it works here. Definitely not for the faint of heart but for the true enthusiast, Celebration Ale is a world class brew and a real treat!

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2013 04:28:38 | More by Khad
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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,705 ratings.