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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

8,189 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,189
Reviews: 2,670
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 111
Gots: 644 | 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 smanders:
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smanders

Virginia

4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I know Sierra has been around for a long time but I can't help but grab a case whenever I am confronted by it.

A - Copper colored with a strong 2 fingers of head.

S - Hoppy/fruity aroma. Ever-so-slight hint of diacetyl.

T - Consistent taste throughout the life of the beer. Flowers, herbs, and a bit of butter. Enjoy the bitterness!

M - Light and crisp. Never heavy.

D - A personal favorite. Easily drinkable - as is evident by the empty bottles strewn around the table. Doesn't take a lot of work to make this beer go down.

Serving type: bottle

I think this beer has it all; taste, drinkability, and it's affordable. A perennial favorite.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2008 19:52:30 | More by smanders
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seymourcox

North Carolina

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
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Devon_

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-30-2014 18:32:34 | More by Devon_
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Mattbrollins22

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-30-2014 17:05:05 | More by Mattbrollins22
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AmericaGWShark

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-30-2014 15:57:22 | More by AmericaGWShark
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WhiteHillsStore

Connecticut

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
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Joestradamus91

New York

4/5  rDev -1%

07-30-2014 00:21:56 | More by Joestradamus91
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

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3/5  rDev -25.7%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-29-2014 18:33:52 | More by DCocco86
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JustinSparks

Kentucky

2.75/5  rDev -31.9%

07-29-2014 15:48:02 | More by JustinSparks
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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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Texas

4/5  rDev -1%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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twinshen

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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Leiermann

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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West Virginia

4/5  rDev -1%

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South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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5/5  rDev +23.8%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,189 ratings.