Sierra Nevada Pale Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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Reviews by Zimbo:
United Kingdom (Scotland)
4.53/5 rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
I've been drinking this for years and have always marvelled at how such a widely available beer can be so consistently tasty. But it is the mouthfeel and taste which really capture me. That citrus chewy oily hoppy quality once the beer hits the tongue never fails to activate even the most stubborn taste buds. Sure it isn't a 240 hour IPA but the balanced lingering bitterness and reasonable alcohol gives the brewer no where to hide faults. Just as well that I've never found any worth mentioning apart from the fact that it is hard to have just one. So easy to find and enjoy and so rewarding. The consensus is growing but I still don't think it gets the respect it deserves.
Serving type: bottle
08-21-2010 22:56:46 | More by Zimbo
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3.95/5 rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
The driving range and par 3 that I frequent used to have Newcastle in cans. It had been a while and I had since become a hop fan, so when I got back into golf, I was thinking "ok, it's better than ****-light". But oh, what the devil?!? They now have Sierra Nevada in cans! I took it as a good omen. (I think this beer has actually helped me with my fade.)
Serving type: can
07-30-2014 20:15:44 | More by seymourcox
3.81/5 rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
A great drinking beer. The appearance is a light orange with a nice white head. The smell is full of hops but does have some more earthy smells in it as well. The taste is great with a burst of hop flavor in the beginning that fades into a toasty malt flavor that finishes the beer well. I can definitely see how this one is a popular beer today.
Serving type: bottle
07-30-2014 14:02:04 | More by WhiteHillsStore
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,200 ratings.