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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Celebration AleSierra Nevada Celebration Ale

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

9,255 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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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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4.01/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.89/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - poured a slightly cloudy amber color with a nice amount of fluffy white head, great lacing

S - piney, earthy, sweet, hoppy

T - very well balanced hoppy bitter/sweet with notes of toasted grains, sweet malts, caramel, mellow earth taste

M - perfectly carbonated, not too rich, not too bitter.. easy to go down the hatch!

O - this was quite a surprise. i didn't think this would be all that great from what i had heard from a few different friends - but it was a nice treat! the appearance could've been a bit better coming from one of the bigger craft brewers, but all other aspects make up for it.

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Caramel color with a medium sized tan head. There was a nice flowery hop aroma. The flavor was nicely malty, a bit sweet and had a strong flowery and grapefruity hop presence. There was a light hop bitterness on the finish. A nice IPA overall with a good malt balance.

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.53/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass.

A- Piney notes along with some mild citrus hops.

A- Brilliant light amber and slightly ruby hues. Thick off white head.

F- Firm bitterness and piney hop flavor predominates. There some warming effect along with some rich malt notes and a little caramel sweetness.

M- Typical SN carbonation and dry finish. Quickly leaves the palate and leaves you wanting more.

O- An IPA turned to 11. Really nice IPA character along with more malty character and mild alcohol warming that fits perfectly as a winter seasonal. Something to seek out each winter.

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