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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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9,689 Ratings

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Ratings: 9,689
Reviews: 2,804
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.91%
Wants: 184
Gots: 1,485 | 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:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 07-05-2001

Generous quantities of premium Cascade hops give the Pale Ale its fragrant bouquet and spicy flavor.

37 IBU
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Yellow orange body, clear, with a thin white head, which fades quickly. Lacing is pretty extensive.

S - Vegetal hop and pine, with a sweet malt line suggesting honey.

T - A superb flavor mingling hops and malt, pine and fruit esters, mostly of lemon, orange and pith, honey and bread.

M - Brisk, with only a slight bitter build.

O - A delicious pale ale that balances sweetness and a mostly pine-based hop blast.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle into a tumbler. I really need to work on my glassware situation, but I feel like any glass is better than none. Last one from a 6 pack, enjoyed this beer quite a bit. It's a style I love, and pretty typical for it.

Pours a slightly hazy light amber/dark blonde with less than one finger of creamy off white head. Lacing isn't anything to write home about.
Sniffs Good. Subtle and hoppy, probably cascade. Mouthfeel is pretty light, and drinks smoothly. Would be a good beer in the summer, and is great right now late in the winter too. Tastes well balanced with plenty of hops. If you don't like hops this one is pretty approachable. (People should just drink what they like though.)

Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 9,689 ratings.