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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

8,818 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,818
Reviews: 2,704
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 138
Gots: 945 | FT: 2
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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Photo of logicalparadox
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

I like this better than Torpedo. Less bitter. Grainy. Medium to lighter in body. A bit thin. Bitterness is mild, with a good balance of hoppy aroma.

A classic? Maybe. If you revere a beer for its history to the craft movement then, sure. Flavor-wise, I'm underwhelmed and not likely to crave this any time soon--though, it's worth another try if nothing more interesting is on tap.I can see how in an earlier age if might have made waves; nice, but it's not rocking my boat.

logicalparadox, Today at 07:59 AM
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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Photo of Hoptometrist
4.18/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served from the bottle into a nonic glass.

A-Poured a mostly clear orange color with lots of streaming carbonation, bright white frothy head left lots of dense splashy lace.

S- Nice orange citrus and floral hops, some grapefruit and a caramel malt.

T- Quite a bit of floral hop and citrus hop character, grape, bready notes and caramel malt backbone.

M- Prickly carbonation, effervescent , very refreshing, smooth, and medium body.

O- One more can you say about the quintessential American Pale Ale. It has wonderful balance of bitterness and sweetness with strong hop and malt flavor. It is incredibly refreshing too.

Hoptometrist, Tuesday at 12:56 AM
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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 8,818 ratings.