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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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9,304 Ratings

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Ratings: 9,304
Reviews: 2,733
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.88%
Wants: 160
Gots: 1,168 | 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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Photo of buzzarooski
4.31/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

LOOK: Perfect Golden Amber Ale with a 3/4 inch Foamy White Head that only Decreases Slightly as you drink, Excellent Lacing of the Entire Glass that remains Through-Out.

SMELL: Nice Blend of High Grade Hops, Pine, Bready Malts, and Citrus Aromas

TASTE: Smooth Refreshing Taste, Malty Grains, Spices and a Faint Bitterness with Every Sip.

FEEL: Refreshing and Smooth for the Pallet, Great Balance of Carbonation.

OVERALL: Quality Medium Bodied Ale that has an Easy "Drinkability" about it....Makes for an Excellent "SESSION BEER"... I Highly Recommend and Enjoyed this Delicious Pale Ale which is Widely Distributed, Affordable, and Readily Available in the United States.

buzzarooski, Friday at 05:30 AM
Photo of Machoo
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Machoo, Friday at 02:57 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Jimisyourdaddy, Friday at 01:39 AM
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4.04/5  rDev 0%

BMFR1811, Friday at 01:12 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Lucular, Friday at 12:59 AM
Photo of McAfee85
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

McAfee85, Friday at 12:39 AM
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4.04/5  rDev 0%

Andrii, Thursday at 10:04 PM
Photo of samtrillo
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

samtrillo, Thursday at 10:27 AM
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4.76/5  rDev +17.8%

ImagenSeinfeld, Thursday at 06:37 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Ashlynrae, Thursday at 01:19 AM
Photo of Darcher0429
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Darcher0429, Thursday at 12:16 AM
Photo of FLima
3.55/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Amber color with a thin head with medium retention.
Light fruity aroma with notes of papaya, caramel and a maybe hint of red fruits after warming up.
Citrusy flavor with notes of papaya, mild grapefruit, tea leaves, light spices and some earthiness. Dry and bitter aftertaste.
Light body with appropriate carbonation.
Classic milder tangy APA, definitely American, but closer to the British-US transition compared to younger generation.

FLima, Wednesday at 10:51 PM
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4.41/5  rDev +9.2%

Broadway, Wednesday at 10:45 PM
Photo of Magbas
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Good starter Pale Ale for those who like a little bit of a bite.

Magbas, Wednesday at 09:30 PM
Photo of Brewndruid
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Clearly one of the bestpale ales out there! This one is the standard by which most, if not all, others are judged. The only reason I didn't give this A perfect five was because I don't think any beer can be perfect, where does that leave room for improvement, there's always room for improvement and a beer.

Brewndruid, Wednesday at 04:31 PM
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4.04/5  rDev 0%

jakeusa, Wednesday at 03:28 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

NWbyNW_Brew, Wednesday at 03:03 AM
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3.88/5  rDev -4%

harryhops, Wednesday at 03:00 AM
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 9,304 ratings.