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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

7,684 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 7,684
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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beabear

New Jersey

3.63/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours an amber hue with a thick head. Heavy lacing.

Smell: First, second and third whiffs are all hops. Still, it's a mostly light and floral scent. A little citrus-y.

Taste: As the scent indicates, this is hoppy but not overwhelmingly so. Upfront taste is almost sweet. Goes down a little rough, and the bitterness only grows after you swallow it.

Mouthfeel: Kind of watery, and a little thinner than the smell or taste would indicate.

Drinkability: Given the alcohol, this is pretty easy to drink. Still, the lingering bitterness can become a little overwhelming after a few.

This beer looks and smells great, but the lingering aftertaste made finishing the growler a bit of a chore.

Serving type: growler

07-29-2008 03:27:54 | More by beabear
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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,684 ratings.