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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: 406 | 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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Longstaff

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3.35/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A classic for sure and something I drink cases and cases of each year. What I love about this beer is that every batch seems slightly different but yet is always drinkable and satisfying. And should be applauded for being accessible and affordable in today's race to be the rarest and most expensive.

But the latest batch I am drinking (0278xxxx)sometimes gives me hints of phenolic character hiding behind the intensity of the hops. Just putting this out there in case others might have experienced this and are afraid to say so due to the overwhelming majority of excellent reviews. I'm not even sure if its just me as sometimes I can detect it and sometimes not. More research necessary. Otherwise this is a near 5.0 beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2010 21:43:39 | More by Longstaff
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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,676 ratings.