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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

7,898 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 7,898
Reviews: 3,158
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 220
Gots: 484 | 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:
Fresh Hop Ale; no spices.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-02-2001)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Not typically a huge fan of Sierra Nevada brews, but love fresh hop so I figured I'd give this a shot.

Pours darker than you'd think, a terrific mix of orange, red - shaded down 1 octave. Good head, hangs around. Decent lacing, but the remaining head is really the pointman here.

Smells like a pinecone. Straight up. Very earthy - overpowering pine and slight hints of soil. Subtleness of the scent combination really takes your mind to a different place.

Tastes like it smells, like a terrific ale. Plenty of hops, pine, citrus, not overpoweringly bitter, but strong.

M - fresh, delicious. Carbonation at good levels, IPA aftertaste.

O - great beer. If you're an elitist, its worth straying from the craft for this one.

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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,898 ratings.