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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

7,944 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 7,944
Reviews: 2,659
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 102
Gots: 526 | 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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mwilbur

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3.88/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12 oz bottle into shaker pint glass.
A: Pours a pale gold yellow with a hint of white head that quickly dissipates. Hint of lacing.
S: Nice and fresh aroma. Citrus, apple, and some spice.
T: Citrus (esp orange) hops, sweet yet bitter apple, toasted grains, spice and black pepper...with a hint of caramel malt holding it all together.
M: Smooth and oily feel. Sweet up front turning bitter in the finish.
D: Solid for style. One of the classics. Nice summer session brew.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2012 02:43:53 | More by mwilbur
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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 7,944 ratings.