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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

8,386 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,386
Reviews: 3,210
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 247
Gots: 668 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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Photo of Bills453
4.28/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 2012 version bottle into a wine glass.

Appearance - a beautiful copper color. Nice two finger frothy off white head that leaves some fantastic lacing down the glass.

Smell - hop, hoppity, hop, hop, HOPS!

Taste - a perfec mixture of hops comes through in this beer. Not overpowering, just perfect.

Mouthfeel - nice.

Overall - what a fantastic wintertime beer!

Bills453, Jan 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

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4.48/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: A light copper with good clarity. The head is long lasting, off-white with mostly compact bubbles that leave soem thick lacing on the glass.

S: It's like opening a bag of fresh hops having very strong citrus and pine hops aroma and some herbaceous notes from the fresh hops. There is a light malt aroma under there having a bit of clean malt sweetness and some caramel and biscuty notes. The yeast is a fairly clean American ale style.

T: Aggressive hops bitterness and strong hops flavor take center stage on this one and just enough malt for support. The hops flavors are again citrus with some pine. The malt is again just enough to support the hops. The balance is very bitter. A dry finish with a lingering hops bitterness aftertaste.

M: Medium bodied with moderately-strong carbonation.

O: This has been a favorite IPA of mine every since I was introduce to good beer. It's an outstanding IPA that bring a lot of hops flavor and bitterness to the glass while letting you through back a few.

MadScientist, Jan 25, 2013
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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,386 ratings.