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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

8,180 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,180
Reviews: 2,668
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 111
Gots: 639 | 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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KhangGarrett

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

12-14-2012 07:46:14 | More by KhangGarrett
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KBrady

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

09-11-2013 01:12:37 | More by KBrady
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dwtyler

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

11-19-2012 02:47:25 | More by dwtyler
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MrBuckHigh

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

05-09-2013 04:03:40 | More by MrBuckHigh
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DmanGTR

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

01-30-2013 13:34:03 | More by DmanGTR
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Marty91

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

03-23-2013 17:04:32 | More by Marty91
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Hoggo

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

03-26-2014 02:33:54 | More by Hoggo
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jgarvis

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

09-04-2012 23:23:29 | More by jgarvis
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terradactle

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-31-2012 18:50:44 | More by terradactle
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Johncnh

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

02-24-2013 19:48:34 | More by Johncnh
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wiscokid920

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

12-10-2011 01:55:42 | More by wiscokid920
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Blaze5445

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

05-11-2012 20:08:42 | More by Blaze5445
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pjs234

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

11-20-2011 14:30:27 | More by pjs234
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ATXboozer

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

11-26-2012 02:31:39 | More by ATXboozer
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aelinnar

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

01-17-2014 01:54:09 | More by aelinnar
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FlyingHellfish

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

05-06-2013 21:46:08 | More by FlyingHellfish
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Johnny_V

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

09-02-2013 01:45:01 | More by Johnny_V
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stella77artois

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

05-26-2013 00:11:25 | More by stella77artois
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agreenman19

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

04-01-2012 22:57:36 | More by agreenman19
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

11-03-2012 02:52:55 | More by tbone1384
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psm90

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

11-20-2013 22:25:40 | More by psm90
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spitInTheOcean

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

beautiful gold color. nice head retention. nice effervescence. great clarity.

smells like hops. citrusy ones at that. no real malts apparent through all those hops.

bitter beer. wow that is bitter. more hop bitterness than hop flavor. there is a subtle sweetness there in the middle just before the finish which adds a very nice dimension to this beer, i think the flavor of the caramel is subtly detectable too. this beer of course is full of hops at every stage both bitterness and flavor.

soft mouthfeel and crisp for an ale.

i have heard this beer referred to as the benchmark american pale ale. i think it deserves that title. this is a good beer. it IS simple, but not to a fault, instead its simplicity sort of makes it more lovable. its just a good beer. good night america

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2011 05:49:24 | More by spitInTheOcean
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overplayed

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-10-2012 02:01:16 | More by overplayed
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pjbfromkc

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-25-2014 11:45:59 | More by pjbfromkc
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RHIN0002

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-08-2012 12:58:03 | More by RHIN0002
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,180 ratings.