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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

8,101 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,101
Reviews: 2,665
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 111
Gots: 595 | 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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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%

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RHIN0002

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-08-2012 12:58:03 | More by RHIN0002
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mlhenson

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

03-26-2012 03:12:09 | More by mlhenson
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Doomfag

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

12-08-2013 14:17:56 | More by Doomfag
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mcdowelldaniel

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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LaPlaya

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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PatM

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-29-2013 23:29:15 | More by PatM
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Dethklok

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-15-2012 08:23:25 | More by Dethklok
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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thechief16

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

04-25-2013 01:53:17 | More by thechief16
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SuperSpy

Georgia

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

A - Golden-orange and slightly hazy. A small white head with plenty of lace.

S - Citrus and spicy hops. A slight hint of biscuity malt. Simple and enticing.

T/M - Medium bodied and smooth with floral, citrusy and earthy hop flavors mingling perfectly. The flavor smoothly meld to that same hint of biscuit that was in the aroma with a dry bitter hop finish.

D - More please.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2011 00:18:33 | More by SuperSpy
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ironchefmiyagi13

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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jmgault1

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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monnik

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

04-11-2012 23:24:33 | More by monnik
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JoshSRNA

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

02-06-2012 22:03:11 | More by JoshSRNA
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,101 ratings.