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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

8,132 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,132
Reviews: 2,666
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 110
Gots: 612 | 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 MillySox:
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MillySox

Illinois

3.8/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Perfect appearance, head, and gravity. Hops overtake the malt just a bit. Yet still has execellent distinct hop flavor. Very smooth and drinkable. Leaves me wanting another swig. Sometimes leaves me wanting more. Prototypical for the style.

The best beer on tap at lots of places that otherwise offer very little.

Serving type: on-tap

11-27-2008 02:46:42 | More by MillySox
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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,132 ratings.