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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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9,255 Ratings

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Ratings: 9,255
Reviews: 3,335
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 288
Gots: 1,194 | FT: 1
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: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured out of a glass into a tulip. A dark copper with a red hue to it. Smells of super fresh hops and pine.

Tastes very unique, there were some notes I couldn't quite pick out. It is indeed, as the bottle says, pretty hoppy. I have heard people say it isn't drinkable, and they are insane. I could drink this all day. It is very smooth from the first sip to the last. The bitterness is perfect...more bite than a regular IPA but not quite as intense as a DIPA. A very solid beer all around, would highly recommend.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Dark, golden brown. Def. lacing and keeps a good head throughout the glass. (poured into a Drakes's 2012 pint glass)

S: Very good smell coming out of this one! Malt backbone for sure, with fresh hops supporting.

T: Really like what SNBC has done throughout the years. I feel this year is more malt forward but what the hell do I know?! Regardless, my palate tells my brain to buy this year after year. Ive never been disappointed. Great price point as well! As another user stated, you probably cant find a better beer for the value.

M: Pretty smooth for all the favor packed into this brew. I also dig the amount of carbonation.

O: I definite go to for any hop head who needs a holiday brew. Year after year, SNBC comes through! I wonder what a double, fresh hop celebration ale would taste like> Probably really damn good!

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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 9,255 ratings.