Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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4.3/5 rDev +3.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
What a little beauty. I had not heard of the Celebration Ale from anyone - so when I first purchased it, all I could think of was a typical Christmas ale... something with spices, lots of alcohol and a deep chewy flavor.
Holy cow! It's a Christmas Pale Ale and it's killer!!! The hops are powerful. Strong spicy citrus scent - can use this thing for a room freshener. Hope you like the smell of hops.
The taste is a small bit of malt swallowed by a humongous overload of citrusy hops. There is alcohol present, but it's not overwhelming and is well balanced with the brew. God this smells good and tastes great. Excellent beer for around the tree - or menorah, or buddha... hell, even atheists can enjoy Christmas with this one.
Serving type: bottle
12-29-2004 03:53:45 | More by cncbofh
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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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