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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

7,695 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 7,695
Reviews: 3,154
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 191
Gots: 413 | 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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creepinjeeper

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

11-29-2012 03:39:29 | More by creepinjeeper
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2neardead

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

11-29-2012 03:15:45 | More by 2neardead
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Tiburon

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

11-29-2012 00:44:34 | More by Tiburon
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Hopmarc

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

11-28-2012 22:35:33 | More by Hopmarc
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JennieKoeper


4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

11-28-2012 21:10:12 | More by JennieKoeper
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tokyoakazukin

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

11-28-2012 18:22:36 | More by tokyoakazukin
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roblund

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-28-2012 15:06:10 | More by roblund
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-28-2012 13:12:34 | More by InspectorBob
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Rudy

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-28-2012 06:58:24 | More by Rudy
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Pando

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

11-28-2012 04:00:07 | More by Pando
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HANGOVER


3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

11-28-2012 03:41:12 | More by HANGOVER
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reitzbrewing

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

11-28-2012 03:13:15 | More by reitzbrewing
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4.23/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2012 Edition

A: Pours a lightly hazy deep amber in color with moderate amounts of visible carbonation and moderate amounts of small yeast particles in suspension. The beer has a two finger tall light beige head that reduces to a large patch of thin film covering most of the surface of the beer and a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of citrus/grapefruit and pine/resin hops.

T: Upfront there is a decent amount of malts (with a very light amount of caramel notes) but the main flavor in this beer is that of the citrus/grapefruit hops with some lighter notes of pine/resin hops. Moderate amounts of bitterness which does not linger.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Crisp.

O: Easy to drink and very well balanced - the bitterness of the hops and the sweetness of the malts are really in harmony. Very enjoyable and one I look forward to each holiday season. Definitely sessionable.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2012 02:40:22 | More by dbrauneis
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wyatt13

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

11-28-2012 02:14:53 | More by wyatt13
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mpedara429

Massachusetts

4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: It pours out a cloudy amber in color. There were particles on the bottom and yeast in the bottom of the bottle like a typical Sierra Nevada brew. Three fingers of a straw colored head. There was good retention and draping lacing.

S: Piney and grassy.

T: Pine, grapefruit, lemon zest, and grass. A nice malt backbone gives it great balance.

M: Medium body with medium carbonation. It is a little bit oily but is very crisp and refreshing.

O: A truly great beer. It kicks like a real IPA, but is super refreshing to make it a good session beer. It also seems to have a bigger malt character which isn't as prominent in other Sierra Nevada brews.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2012 02:01:45 | More by mpedara429
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-28-2012 00:43:33 | More by BigTrubble
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BobDag30

New York

3/5  rDev -27.9%

11-28-2012 00:11:09 | More by BobDag30
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Bighorn

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

11-28-2012 00:05:02 | More by Bighorn
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rolive

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-27-2012 20:11:44 | More by rolive
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sbry

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

11-27-2012 20:11:14 | More by sbry
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BTHU

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.8%

11-27-2012 20:09:26 | More by BTHU
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ipahead

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-27-2012 15:18:51 | More by ipahead
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keywestgourmet

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

11-27-2012 04:28:34 | More by keywestgourmet
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4Socialanxiety

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

11-27-2012 04:06:33 | More by 4Socialanxiety
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M27

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-27-2012 02:58:45 | More by M27
Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,695 ratings.