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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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TempeBeerMan

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3.94/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a nonic pint.

A - Nice deep copper hue, with a fluffy three-finger eggshell colored head. Rings of lacing. Definitely a good looking brew.

S - Powerful aroma of piney, resinous hops. Some caramel malts as well.

T - Taste follows the nose, with assertive hops forward, supported by a toasted cracker-like malt. Hops are floral to the point of sprucey, with a hint of mint coolness. A little alcohol bite detectable in the finish. Malt sweetness and hop bitterness blend seemlessly in every sip.

M - Medium bodied and carbonated. Drying finish. Works well with the flavor profile.

O - A really good and balanced IPA. I found the hop profile to have a little too much pine for my personal taste. (I prefer a little more citrus in my IPA's). But again, a solid product here.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2013 04:00:14 | More by TempeBeerMan
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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,676 ratings.