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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

8,102 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,102
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)
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EmperorBevis

United Kingdom (England)

4.47/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I did click had but this beer deserves a full review

this is one of THE bench mark beers
not only for American craft brewing but also as a world class beer.

Pours a delicious almost lemon yellow golden body with a huge Bolshie white frothy head that settles down put stays the course.

The bite of the hops is unrestrained in the aroma backed up with malt biscuity notes and sea breeze.

The flavour of this beer just lands on the tongue to perfection, a big hop hit without overpowering the floral tones and peppery bites.

Perfect, I mean perfect carbonation.

Glorious if you don't like this classic beer then you don't like classic beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2011 20:15:02 | More by EmperorBevis
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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 !

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,102 ratings.