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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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8,943 Ratings

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Ratings: 8,943
Reviews: 3,261
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 278
Gots: 936 | 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  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.85/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale: Very good offering from Sierra Nevada. The body has a ruby red tint to it and a bountiful head which make for an attractive looking pour. Linger over the aroma, and you get an idea of what is to come. The Celebration is smooth and very balanced. The malt is not overpowering and piney hops blend in nicely. Highly recommended.

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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

Enjoyed this 12oz bottle out of a large snifter glass.

A: Pours a slightly hazy brownish-orange hue with a hue, frothy, 3-finger, white head

S: Slightly hoppy and malty mix. Not a huge nose here – but it is pleasant.

T: Smooth floral hop flavor with hints of pine, orange peel, and caramel. Finishes slightly spicy and hoppy.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: Awesome American-IPA – nice balance between the malt and the hops.

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bought 2 cases this year at Costco before Christmas. The following week they were sold out. This is my all time favorite treat. A hop heads delight and a Christmas tradition.

appearance: burnt orange with a head that never settles down

smell: fresh and lively

taste: the mother's milk for Sierra Nevada hop heads

mouthfeel: full and refreshing

overall: although I consider myself a novice - this is the only beer I go out my way to find. Its a special beer for a special time of year.

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,943 ratings.