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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

7,819 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 7,819
Reviews: 3,154
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 199
Gots: 460 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

TWStandley, Aug 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

I found this in a discount bin at the Foremost Liquor store in Glendale Heights, IL for 75¢ 12oz squatty brown bottle with the bottling year printed on the neck label. This one is a 2013 vintage. I think they were being pulled from the shelf because these are winter beers and this is already the middle of August, not because there is anything wrong with the beer.

The beer poured a clear copper color with a nice 1½-finger creamy white head on top. Retention was good and it left some really nice lacing on the glass.

Great smell. Lots of citrus and lots of hops.

I was surprised at the amount of sweet caramel malt in here, but it was needed to tame all the hops. Citrus and pine hops with lots of grapefruit , lemon, and pine flavors along with some peaches for some added fruit. The caramel hangs on all the way through to the finish, no it never gets overly bitter.

Medium bodied with medium carbonation.

This is a really nice holiday IPA.

matjack85, Aug 25, 2014
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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,819 ratings.