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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

8,724 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,724
Reviews: 2,692
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 130
Gots: 912 | 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 longisland1983
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

longisland1983, Sep 07, 2013
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5/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I don't know what the hell you all expect in a beer but this little mofo just rocked me! This beer is my new favorite! I just had one bottle from a sample case of many that I received for my birthday and DAMN! I just found my new favorite! My old favorite was Newcastle but now I think I found my true love! I haven't checked the price of this beer yet, but I hope I can afford it! The head stayed moderate throughout the enjoyment of this beer. It smelled a little piney and woodsy and I didn't want to drink the last damn drop knowing that this is the only bottle I had of it. What a teaser! It's kinda like the first good piece of a@@ you ever got. You feel like you want to savor the flavor but get greedy and say screw it, I'm going all the way....It's like that! Dudes, if you haven't tried SN, try it! You won't regret it! My fridge will forever be stocked with Sierra Nev. until my next love comes along...

Steveosupemeo, Sep 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1%

Noisia, Sep 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -25.7%

michaelfcasey, Sep 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Mainelyhops, Sep 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

dieBlume, Sep 06, 2013
Photo of hoppytobehere
3.93/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bought a 12 pack of cans for this weekend's camping trip. Having one now though.

Canned August 5th, 2013. Exactly 1 month old.

A: Clear, light copper body. Big soapy head which is characteristic of SN beers.

S: Citrusy American hops, some sweet caramel malt.

T: Follows the nose nicely. Slightly bitter, lots of citrus from the hops and a nice bready malt that lingers around at the end. Great balance.

M: SN always nails this one. Good carbonation. For a pale ale, this is right where it needs to be.

O: Although eclipsed by many other beers, this remains a classic example of a west coast pale ale.

hoppytobehere, Sep 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,724 ratings.