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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

7,757 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 7,757
Reviews: 3,154
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 194
Gots: 439 | 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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Acforster2

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-22-2012 03:59:07 | More by Acforster2
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micko323

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-26-2013 00:34:50 | More by micko323
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Hopportunistic

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-13-2013 14:06:47 | More by Hopportunistic
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ghowehattrick

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-05-2013 20:31:50 | More by ghowehattrick
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DarthTremens

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-18-2012 06:36:58 | More by DarthTremens
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Jirin

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-11-2014 02:15:44 | More by Jirin
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GeorgeH

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-14-2013 21:51:13 | More by GeorgeH
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md655321

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-02-2014 21:45:08 | More by md655321
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JamFuel

Sweden

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-07-2012 17:21:06 | More by JamFuel
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bmurray10

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-22-2013 02:06:51 | More by bmurray10
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erialbill

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-07-2013 00:53:08 | More by erialbill
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DaveU31

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-26-2012 16:52:52 | More by DaveU31
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-12-2014 13:41:48 | More by pat_usher
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resistdefy

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-13-2013 01:04:18 | More by resistdefy
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-07-2012 04:37:09 | More by Kunstman
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pfaucett

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-01-2014 21:15:50 | More by pfaucett
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Snellgg5

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-23-2012 21:52:57 | More by Snellgg5
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dwendler

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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Pensfan0782

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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Kevlee722

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-01-2011 04:18:29 | More by Kevlee722
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hippityhops85

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

2011 Bottling. I've only ever had this on draft before so here we go!

Pours a beautiful bright cloudy orange with a huge rocky head that sticks around for the entire ride. Man, this beer looks fresh.

The nose is all hops. Big piny and grapefruity notes dominate with a touch of malt.

Taste follows suit with bright hoppy flavors: citris, pine, etc. The mouthfeel is pleasant enough with solid carb and a quick dryness. Excellent bitter notes.

Really enjoyed this beer and this may be the beer that brings me back to enjoying IPAs again. Interested to see what this does with a couple of months on it as well.

11-25-2011 16:14:27 | More by hippityhops85
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ChrisWood6000

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-11-2013 03:15:49 | More by ChrisWood6000
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jbhollis1180

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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MrTana

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-09-2012 04:58:57 | More by MrTana
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schusterbauer

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

2005 bottle

a -- dim orange; poured quickly to force a nice 3 finger off-white head that never fully disappeared

s -- hops, with an underlying malt profile, some biscuit and spice undertones as well

t -- as is mentioned time and again, this beer can be seen as a perfectly balanced American IPA. what makes it stand out is the slightly high malt profile (for the style), along with a nice mix of pine, yeast, berry, and an almost tea-like herbal quality. all of these flavors seem to reside in the background, so as to never make you second guess that this is a spectacular IPA.

m -- nice full body; crisp and easy to sip.

d -- perfect session beer, with a nice warming quality.

overall: i can see why this is marketed as a winter brew, but i could really enjoy it all year long. however, maybe the seasonal aspect makes it all the better. this beer actually always reminds me of a kind of everyday, sessionable version of SN's Bigfoot.

11-15-2006 03:03:05 | More by schusterbauer
Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,757 ratings.