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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

7,602 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 7,602
Reviews: 3,154
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 188
Gots: 390 | 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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zac16125

South Carolina

4.08/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a pint glass
2012 vintage, no born on date

A: Pours a crystal clear reddish amber with 2.5 fingers width of light khaki colored head. Good retention and leaves a bunch of really cool zig zag lacing. Beautiful beer.

S: Aroma is a mixture of citrus, pine, and spicy hops. Orange, some sweet caramel malts. Very nice.

T: Maltier than the nose implies. Ton of caramel malt up front. Piney bitterness on the finish. Some sweet citrus in the form of orange and pineapple. Hop flavors come out more as it warms. Nice balance.

M/D: Pretty heavily carbonated, which I usually dont like but it works well here. Medium bodied, a quick drying finish that leaves you longing for the next sip. Drinkability is just absurd, you can practically chug this.

O: This is a beer Ive had a number of times and I will certainly continue to have. Honestly, there is nothing mind blowing about it, but its really solid from start to finish, and something about that extra bit of sweetness and spice give the flavor profile a very "holiday season" feel. Merry Christmas!

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2012 00:11:42 | More by zac16125
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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,602 ratings.