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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

7,595 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 7,595
Reviews: 3,154
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 187
Gots: 388 | 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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mattfungus

Wisconsin

2.58/5  rDev -38%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

This is way too bitter for me. I used it to make things like mgd and coors tolerable.

Its abv is over 100 in my mind and though the hops are good, when they are this strong its just too bitter. The closest thing I can compare it to is biting into the side of an aspen tree, you'd like it but you wouldn't want to do it again from your mouth puckering and your teeth hurting.

Hinterlands ipa is similar, but this is still pushing the envelope even farther. You might as well pop five aspirins in your mouth and spit them back out without drinking any water.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2012 06:58:02 | More by mattfungus
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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,595 ratings.