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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

8,223 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,223
Reviews: 2,670
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 112
Gots: 661 | 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)
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Brenden

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4.13/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This time I tried it on tap. You'll notice the only difference is that the appearance was actually better when I poured it myself.

The color is an opaque coppery orange. The head is still quite nice with good retention and lacing is good as well.

The smell has notes of grain but is most strongly of spice and floral hops.

The taste is crisp with a powerful spicy citrus and a strong hops bitterness. There is also a very light touch of sweetness that takes the edge off a little. There's a bready sort of maltiness that kind of hovers just within reach.

The body is medium with a light carbonation. A nicely lingering finish is pretty dry.

This is a standard-setter far pale ales, and anyone interested in the style should consider this one a mainstay.

Serving type: on-tap

03-05-2009 17:19:47 | More by Brenden
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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,223 ratings.