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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

7,771 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 7,771
Reviews: 3,154
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 195
Gots: 445 | 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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Guden

Maryland

1.98/5  rDev -52.4%

A- Dark coppery color with a coppery white sticky head that fades to a low layer but sticks around. Looks good but a little bit dark for an IPA.

S- Big grassy pine with a little fruitiness. Not very pleasant.

T- Super strong bitter pine flavor. There's also a little light malt and spicy character. Never had a "fresh hop" beer before but I don't like this one.

M- Dry and high in carbonation. Pretty standard for an IPA but with this flavor it just fills my whole mouth in a way I don't like.

D- Bleh. Don't want any more. A one dimensional IPA with that dimension being one I don't like. Made my stomach hurt too, won't be coming back to this one.

12-20-2011 22:59:24 | More by Guden
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OriolesFan1008

Maryland

2/5  rDev -51.9%

06-07-2012 18:11:47 | More by OriolesFan1008
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Yoopermk

Virginia

2/5  rDev -51.9%

01-24-2013 23:58:39 | More by Yoopermk
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Bakker

Illinois

2/5  rDev -51.9%

01-19-2013 16:18:35 | More by Bakker
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BuckeyeSlim

Ohio

2/5  rDev -51.9%

02-17-2013 07:41:53 | More by BuckeyeSlim
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jheberle

Ohio

2/5  rDev -51.9%

02-10-2012 16:45:46 | More by jheberle
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spatula212

Ohio

2/5  rDev -51.9%

01-07-2012 19:44:09 | More by spatula212
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greenhorn

Arizona

2/5  rDev -51.9%

01-18-2012 00:04:03 | More by greenhorn
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chippo33

Vermont

2/5  rDev -51.9%

11-02-2012 06:24:16 | More by chippo33
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Aisha

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -51.9%

11-25-2013 17:57:58 | More by Aisha
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Insanity55

West Virginia

2/5  rDev -51.9%

04-30-2012 03:53:18 | More by Insanity55
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Soomars

Georgia

2/5  rDev -51.9%

03-11-2013 14:57:41 | More by Soomars
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aksimpson222

Ohio

2/5  rDev -51.9%

11-29-2012 06:41:53 | More by aksimpson222
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plato

South Carolina

2/5  rDev -51.9%

11-07-2013 01:04:49 | More by plato
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EersandBeers

West Virginia

2/5  rDev -51.9%

01-16-2013 18:33:50 | More by EersandBeers
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TwoForty

Florida

2/5  rDev -51.9%

03-04-2013 22:22:19 | More by TwoForty
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CLanda

Florida

2/5  rDev -51.9%

12-30-2013 17:46:03 | More by CLanda
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Bluesman2383

Illinois

2/5  rDev -51.9%

12-26-2013 04:36:48 | More by Bluesman2383
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amalburg

Michigan

2/5  rDev -51.9%

05-01-2014 22:48:35 | More by amalburg
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jferrara35

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -51.9%

01-13-2014 17:17:44 | More by jferrara35
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IPAbastard760

California

2/5  rDev -51.9%

06-07-2014 01:09:29 | More by IPAbastard760
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JCJCJC

Puerto Rico

2/5  rDev -51.9%

08-05-2014 21:37:08 | More by JCJCJC
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udfan07

Ohio

2/5  rDev -51.9%

08-10-2014 22:10:41 | More by udfan07
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Nbdreher


2/5  rDev -51.9%

08-19-2014 16:47:24 | More by Nbdreher
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Opethsprite

Kentucky

2.03/5  rDev -51.2%

Taken from a written account a few weeks back...

The bottle claims that this ale is unique, and....well, I suppose it is. (Not that this is a good thing.) The nose was a whacked-out combination of cedar, bitter orange, and menthol. I should have quit right there. I can't figure out why everyone loves this stuff: the taste of burning wood and mint leaves with a powerful jolt of alcohol was too much for me. There was a perfect level of carbonation, though! For me, this beer is not worth the hype. It's good for keeping around to drink once in a decade when you're just bored with the usual beers. Gross!

03-05-2005 23:42:22 | More by Opethsprite
Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,771 ratings.