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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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tanarm

California

3.93/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance is a slightly cloudy amber. Pours a nice thick creamy head... excellent head retention. Aroma is a bit piney, some orange peel thrown in. Fresh hops.
Taste- More bitter than last year? A slight caramel in the background leads into a whirlwind of hoppy goodness. Orange rinds. Bitter melon... Finishes dry with a lingering bitterness that is very much welcome on this palate. Any more would be swaying on too much, however.
Medium body to this IPA. Quite drinkable. The dry finish makes you want more.
Overall just as good as I remembered, and maybe more bitter than I remembered... this is one of my favorites.

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2007 02:20:00 | More by tanarm
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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,601 ratings.