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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

9,668 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 9,668
Reviews: 2,798
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.91%
Wants: 178
Gots: 1,460 | 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
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of OntheLambic
4.1/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of badkins003
3.92/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Neil_Pfeifer
2.29/5  rDev -43.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Not enough taste or feel.

Photo of Lianne_Weaver
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tlema1
3.8/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Clarahope
4.05/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Just the right amount of hops with the citrus flavors. Great beer to enjoy year round!

Photo of tedvr
4.18/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shiverstar
4.17/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GDawgs34
3.84/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kristian
4.35/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cmoore32
3.99/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cosmic_Chieftain
4.34/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Martelljw2
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hickmancase
5/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Impressed every time I return.

Photo of tekstr1der
4.44/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Golden pour with white clingy head. Smells of fruit and slight pine. Crisp and slight bite initiallly with a smooth, semi-sweet (amazing) middle, and clean finish. Drinkable in quantity!

Photo of Gbgbrouge
3.83/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from bottle, hazy pale amber with medium head. Aroma with notes of caramel, hay, citrus and some pine. Taste is mildly bitter, well balanced with a medium malt body and some bitterness in the rather long after taste.

Photo of Barnoloid
4.18/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mfinch
4.14/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Goodspeed83
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Patches826
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ChaimS
3.31/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Amber in color, citrus smell and taste. a good beer for its availability

Photo of bdifulvio
4.29/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of amvrana
4.1/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Franziskaner
3.79/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Light amber hued with fantastic clarity. A fingernail of off white covers the majority of the top. Light Brussels lacing. I smell citrus hops and marzipan. I taste a nice well balanced blend of amber malt and citrus hops. The mouth moderately carbonated and crisp.
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Photo of Kark
3.96/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 9,668 ratings.