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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

7,668 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 7,668
Reviews: 3,154
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 192
Gots: 403 | 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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normZurawski

New Jersey

3.95/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is fine, this is good. I'm not an immense fan of the American IPA, contrary to the tastes of an enormous subset of the people who drink craft beer. But it does have its moments. I don't think it compares well to the Troegs Nugget Nectar nor the Three Floyds Alpha King. But it's a good beer all in all.

I gave the smell a good-plus because it's a got a nice aroma that probably supercedes its taste a bit. I gave the mouthfeel and drinkability a good-minus because it's a tad too bitter for me. The taste is good, though it does leave an extremely long hop/bitter taste lingering in the mouth that doesn't do much good for this beer. I'm not sold on its outstanding classification on the site. But to each his own.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2006 01:41:06 | More by normZurawski
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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,668 ratings.