1. Don't miss our 7th annual American Craft Beer Fest featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers this May 30 & 31 in Boston, MA! Buy your tickets now!
  2. BeerAdvocate on your phone?! True story. Try the beta now.

Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Sierra Nevada Celebration AleSierra Nevada Celebration Ale

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

7,387 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 7387
Reviews: 3152
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%


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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 7,387 | Reviews: 3,152 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by rlparker3:
Photo of rlparker3
rlparker3

Virginia

4.3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

4-Jan-2009 Home

2008 CA poured a beautiful orangy brown with a fine, creamy head. Aroma of pine and (cascade?) hops. Flavor is rich with malt and clean hops in the mouth's back. It drinks warm with the malts stronger early but finishes with overwhelming (in a good sense) hoppiness.

In a side note, my father saved some 2007. The family beer drinkers tasted them blind side by side. Almost all of us preferred the 2008. After a year 2007 is still a good beer, just not as "bright" as 2008... and 2007 carried an additional flavor characteristic... something similar to the hoppiness of Fuller's ESB.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2009 20:25:50 | More by rlparker3
More User Reviews:
Photo of SteveMcQueen36
SteveMcQueen36

California

3/5  rDev -27.9%

04-21-2014 17:03:10 | More by SteveMcQueen36
Photo of TheBeerAlmanac
TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

04-20-2014 01:07:04 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
Photo of AHeaston8
AHeaston8

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-18-2014 18:47:05 | More by AHeaston8
Photo of poskok
poskok

Croatia (Hrvatska)

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

04-18-2014 14:08:24 | More by poskok
Photo of Russf3181
Russf3181

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

04-18-2014 01:15:53 | More by Russf3181
Photo of Gumstump
Gumstump

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

04-17-2014 16:01:02 | More by Gumstump
Photo of GoBlue12
GoBlue12

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

04-16-2014 20:45:44 | More by GoBlue12
Photo of ramrod666
ramrod666

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-16-2014 19:24:07 | More by ramrod666
Photo of tylergoov
tylergoov

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

04-14-2014 22:53:15 | More by tylergoov
Photo of EdTheEdge
EdTheEdge

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-13-2014 20:50:05 | More by EdTheEdge
Photo of Noelito76
Noelito76

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-12-2014 12:12:31 | More by Noelito76
Photo of ccurrid
ccurrid

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

04-12-2014 05:04:18 | More by ccurrid
Photo of brokerjoe
brokerjoe

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

04-11-2014 21:13:06 | More by brokerjoe
Photo of mikeherrera
mikeherrera

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-11-2014 20:09:34 | More by mikeherrera
Photo of HopkingGonzalo
HopkingGonzalo

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

04-11-2014 05:40:00 | More by HopkingGonzalo
Photo of HOPHEADNATIONMATT
HOPHEADNATIONMATT

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -45.9%

04-11-2014 00:06:16 | More by HOPHEADNATIONMATT
Photo of Tegman
Tegman

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-10-2014 22:53:37 | More by Tegman
Photo of tp05lg
tp05lg

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-10-2014 21:37:24 | More by tp05lg
Photo of ambruns1979
ambruns1979

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

04-10-2014 09:22:00 | More by ambruns1979
Photo of John_Rendleman
John_Rendleman

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

04-10-2014 02:15:20 | More by John_Rendleman
Photo of harpus
harpus

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

04-09-2014 19:57:01 | More by harpus
Photo of DaveOrlowski
DaveOrlowski

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-09-2014 15:16:12 | More by DaveOrlowski
Photo of Mikexw
Mikexw

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

04-08-2014 18:58:00 | More by Mikexw
Photo of eelyj
eelyj

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-08-2014 01:12:33 | More by eelyj
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,387 ratings.