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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

7,677 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 7,677
Reviews: 3,154
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 191
Gots: 407 | 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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MadCat

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Nice golden brown color, voluminous head if you're not careful pouring.

Smell: Very hoppy on the nose. Some spicy, piney, and resinous hops, and some floral/herbal aromas too

Taste: Follows the nose pretty well. There is some real good hop flavor in here, again follows the piney, resinous, spicy hops, along with some citrus as well, but there is some herbal/floral flavors here too, which I think is the freshness of the hops showing through. There is a decent malt backbone to this as well. Semi-dry bitter finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body, full carbonation

Overall: Very good, I feel like this is a classic example of what an American IPA is. I feel like this is as much of a gold standard as Sierra Nevada Pale Ale is. I can see why people go nuts over this every year, it is quite the treat.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2013 02:55:37 | More by MadCat
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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,677 ratings.