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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Pale AleSierra Nevada Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

8,099 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,099
Reviews: 2,665
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 111
Gots: 595 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Generous quantities of premium Cascade hops give the Pale Ale its fragrant bouquet and spicy flavor.

37 IBU

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 07-05-2001)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by BeerAficionadoMCMXC:
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BeerAficionadoMCMXC

California

4.45/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I've had this beer many times in my life, but now I am tasting it professionally as an amateur. It is an incredibly balanced beer. No wonder SN has had such success with it. I hope they put out better seasonal beers though. This one gets an 9/10 in my book.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2013 06:59:13 | More by BeerAficionadoMCMXC
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Tom_the_bomb

California

4.68/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

love this stuff - this is my "go to" - and honestly, it tastes even better from the can. bold, beautiful color, maintains its head - can conditioned - I'm sold. and when the supermarket runs the price special for 12, I'm investing in the future. a truly character laden pale (love the pine and evergreen influence) that has legs - keep up the great work, SN !

Serving type: can

07-23-2014 23:43:22 | More by Tom_the_bomb
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jeffaroo95

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-23-2014 23:27:19 | More by jeffaroo95
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woopigscotty

Arkansas

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-23-2014 21:27:59 | More by woopigscotty
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RonnieTomillo


4/5  rDev -1%

07-23-2014 20:22:32 | More by RonnieTomillo
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Narthax

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev -1%

07-23-2014 19:43:44 | More by Narthax
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Deaner1308

California

4/5  rDev -1%

07-23-2014 17:23:00 | More by Deaner1308
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middkid45

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-23-2014 16:55:33 | More by middkid45
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thufflife

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-23-2014 16:12:35 | More by thufflife
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Michigan

4/5  rDev -1%

07-23-2014 14:05:38 | More by Jdra
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zacalabeer76

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-23-2014 13:14:11 | More by zacalabeer76
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Chuffbomb

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1%

07-23-2014 13:11:53 | More by Chuffbomb
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Shinnywing


1.25/5  rDev -69.1%

07-23-2014 08:43:09 | More by Shinnywing
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Jfkepley


5/5  rDev +23.8%

07-23-2014 07:14:22 | More by Jfkepley
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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-23-2014 06:03:12 | More by wjoelbrooks
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-23-2014 05:25:32 | More by Octoberist
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npeifer2308

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-23-2014 04:35:06 | More by npeifer2308
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Boneswally

Texas

4.13/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look...if you can't give this beer its props, stop reviewing. This beer is the original groundbreaker of microbrews and continues to be the most solid choice you can make... anytime. Heineken and Corona can suck it...I will kiss anyone right on the mouth like Lydia Loveless who brings this classic to my party. Sierra for President!

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2014 04:32:49 | More by Boneswally
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kristenrae8

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-23-2014 02:43:39 | More by kristenrae8
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mrsk500

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +23.8%

07-23-2014 02:15:50 | More by mrsk500
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metmorg

North Carolina

4.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Drank from a can on a muggy summer evening.

Slightly hoppy and Easy drinking IPA. Smell the hops. First taste is slight hops and bitterness. Finishes to sweet and dry. Probably first IPA I ever had 20 years ago and still is a great intro to bolder flavor beers.





Serving type: can

07-23-2014 02:07:51 | More by metmorg
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tharper178

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

07-23-2014 00:04:38 | More by tharper178
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-22-2014 23:15:24 | More by MikeB12
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California

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,099 ratings.