Sierra Nevada Pale Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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Reviews by wrb357:
4.7/5 rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5
For awhile I had no idea that Sierra Nevada was regarded as such a wonderful brew. Being in Nor Cal, we get this beer EVERYWHERE. I have always enjoyed its pleasant taste and easy drinkability, but I guess I took it for granted because many are not as familiar.
I've drank this beer in every way imaginable, but best is out of a bottle into a pint glass.
A - Nice pale color to it, more orange than yellow. Always give a nice head.
S - Nice floral and citrus hop aroma. Doesn't smell bitter in the nose, just smells fresh.
T - Such a smooth, easy drinking beer. Some hints of pine, and some bitters, with a citrus hop finish. It has a taste that you will immediately enjoy, and it won't kick you in the mouth. However, the taste doesn't go away. It stays with you the whole time, very flavorful.
M - Easy in the mouth, doesn't taste watery or too bitter, has just the right amount of body to sip it slow or drink it very very fast.
D - It's everywhere for me, and it always pleases. It is so smooth yet flavorful, I can have one and be happy, or down a sixer and not fall flat on my face. Just a superb session drink, one of the best pales to drink a lot of.
To all my Nor Cal friends, be thankful for this amazingly cheap, satisfying beer! To everyone who has to stretch to find it, do it and enjoy.
Serving type: bottle
12-30-2010 21:01:45 | More by wrb357
More User Reviews:
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 8,187 ratings.