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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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9,200 Ratings

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Ratings: 9,200
Reviews: 3,325
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 282
Gots: 1,135 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-02-2001

Fresh Hop Ale; no spices.
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Golden with a generous head that slowly dissipated. Smells of hops - piney, citrus, and spicy hops. This is a bitter brew, tasting principally of hops as indicated by the nose. This is an IPA, so i expect bitter, and thankfully the piney, citrus, and spicy flavors are there too. Still very drinkable, ending dry and bitter. Makes me want some more.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz.

Pours an amber brown color, orange tinted brown head.

Smells of fruity floral hops and some mild brown sugar malt.

Tastes of bitter piney and floral hops with some bready malt character.

Medium body with tingles of carbonation throughout.

A really good pale ale, great flavor mix and balance. Would definitely have again, probably one of the better American IPAs I've had, hands down.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tasting this beer well chilled, poured from a bottle into a tulip glass.

A: When poured into the glass the carbonation is put to work, creating big and thick foamy head that stays for a long time. The color is amberish, and pretty turbid.

S: There are load of fresh and fruity hoppy tones attacking you when approaching this beer. The smell is very tempting!

T: The taste is just as the smell loaded with hops giving you lots of bitter tones. Contrary the smell where fruitiness could be picked up, there are nowhere to be found in this bitter taste.

M: The carbonation that was put to work when poured this beer into the glass is ready for round#2, now giving you a sizzling feel combined with the loads of hoppy bitterness creating a great feel!

O: A very fresh hoppy IPA that delivers exactly what it is promising!

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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 9,200 ratings.