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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

7,601 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 7,601
Reviews: 3,154
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 188
Gots: 389 | 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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sommersb

Tennessee

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

Tasted On: 12-26-2012
Freshness: 2012 Vintage
Packaging: 12 oz. brown bottle, pry-cap
Glassware: Globe glass
Purchased: Single from Frugal MacDoogal, Nashville

A: Giant off-white tan head on a hazy and dark amber-colored beer. Excellent retention and very attractive rings of lace are left behind.

S: Initial aromas suggest caramel malts, and then quickly fade to a strong smell of citrus and pine hops, coupled with spicy yeast notes.

T: Taste is big and bold of piney hop bitterness. The malts hinted at in the nose are not evident in the taste. Other flavors include a citrus hop character reminiscent of grapefruits.

M: Medium bodied, with prickly carbonation. Finishes both dry and bitter, quite hop-forward.

O: As a celebration of hops, this beer is successful, but it left me as lacking and being a bit one-dimensional.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2012 21:30:15 | More by sommersb
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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,601 ratings.