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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

7,925 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 7,925
Reviews: 2,658
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 100
Gots: 520 | 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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jamesdergen

Minnesota

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

Appearance: Pours a golden honey color into my pint glass with a small white, fizzy head that dissipates rather quickly.

Smell: Sweet malty notes that hide behind big, bitter citrus aromas.

Taste: Very well-balanced brew with nice malt backing. The citric hops drive the taste but are not overpowering. Nice wheaty finish.

Mouthfeel: Nicely carbonated and light-to-medium bodied for the style.

Drinkability: Probably one of the strongest points of this brew, it balances great flavor with a high level of drinkability. I could easily have another bottle or 2.

This beer is one of my mainstays, I like to keep a sixer around at all times. I just finally got around to reviewing it. If for some reason you haven't tried this yet, go out and grab a sixer.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2006 01:10:01 | More by jamesdergen
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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 7,925 ratings.