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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

7,956 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 7,956
Reviews: 2,659
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 102
Gots: 536 | 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)
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SB_Walker

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-05-2014 21:22:32 | More by SB_Walker
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Bigcat21

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-05-2014 19:41:01 | More by Bigcat21
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Coxy14


4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-05-2014 19:28:54 | More by Coxy14
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Chvck1

Maryland

5/5  rDev +23.8%

07-05-2014 15:39:50 | More by Chvck1
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MarkQ617

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My sixth Sierra Nevada review, which seems strange given that this one is obviously the classic and what put SN on the map for most beer drinkers. Poured out of the bottle into a pint glass. Dull copperish brown appearance. Floral notes from the cascade hops abound in the aroma and the taste. Great mouthfeel, not too intense given how flavorful it is. Excellent as always.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2014 11:44:57 | More by MarkQ617
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gubiguy


4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-05-2014 08:18:38 | More by gubiguy
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Dhalang


4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-05-2014 05:01:00 | More by Dhalang
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anohvc

New York

1.25/5  rDev -69.1%

07-05-2014 04:54:49 | More by anohvc
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7lmh7

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-05-2014 04:46:45 | More by 7lmh7
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

07-04-2014 23:50:05 | More by Rhettroactive
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Dreizhen

France

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-04-2014 22:55:44 | More by Dreizhen
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LaughingZebra

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1%

07-04-2014 22:14:48 | More by LaughingZebra
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aoampm

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-04-2014 21:13:43 | More by aoampm
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Catfish0807


4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-04-2014 20:50:32 | More by Catfish0807
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schuler

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1%

07-04-2014 19:28:12 | More by schuler
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wshinevar

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

07-04-2014 16:34:48 | More by wshinevar
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MatthewMcMatthew

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-04-2014 04:35:22 | More by MatthewMcMatthew
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Jjrybas


4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-04-2014 04:29:22 | More by Jjrybas
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joshshepperd


3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-04-2014 03:19:11 | More by joshshepperd
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Ajmorriso1


4/5  rDev -1%

07-04-2014 02:41:47 | More by Ajmorriso1
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Yambag1783


4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-04-2014 02:40:36 | More by Yambag1783
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Bart9620


4/5  rDev -1%

07-04-2014 02:03:15 | More by Bart9620
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jmd417

New York

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

07-04-2014 00:39:21 | More by jmd417
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Holmsiepoo

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

07-03-2014 23:49:44 | More by Holmsiepoo
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HoppyBastard

Nebraska

4.2/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Shaker pint glass.

APPEARANCE: pours a beautiful hazy, copper color with lots of sediments floating about, a big two-finger off-white head that persisted, considerable lacing was present, above average carbonation, does not get much better than this.

SMELL: bread, flowers, spice, pine.

TASTE: sweet malt, chewy bread, piney hops, spice, this could almost pass as a mild IPA, very pleasant aftertaste.

PALATE: creamy with medium body and higher than average carbonation.

OVERALL: this is one of the first micro-brews that I ever had and helped get me interested in craft beers, I liked it then and I still like it, will definitely buy this again.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2014 22:33:27 | More by HoppyBastard
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 7,956 ratings.