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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

8,527 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,527
Reviews: 2,682
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 120
Gots: 820 | 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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shu

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-20-2013 01:10:33 | More by shu
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jjf3792

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-19-2013 17:49:34 | More by jjf3792
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hnandez

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-19-2013 16:00:29 | More by hnandez
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Aerocraft67

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1%

07-19-2013 13:33:40 | More by Aerocraft67
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choda

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1%

07-19-2013 04:04:10 | More by choda
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BeerJay24

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1%

07-19-2013 02:35:52 | More by BeerJay24
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GRBLUE12

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-19-2013 01:45:53 | More by GRBLUE12
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Evan

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-18-2013 23:34:30 | More by Evan
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forestkcary

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-18-2013 19:40:52 | More by forestkcary
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DogsWithGlasses

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-18-2013 19:30:36 | More by DogsWithGlasses
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AmishRockstar

Florida

4/5  rDev -1%

07-18-2013 02:47:57 | More by AmishRockstar
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RichJamz

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-17-2013 22:37:42 | More by RichJamz
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MIrvine

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-17-2013 21:52:25 | More by MIrvine
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doremite

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

07-17-2013 21:38:15 | More by doremite
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-17-2013 21:30:19 | More by gpblackgt
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Skwalk47

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

07-17-2013 14:32:15 | More by Skwalk47
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will49wv

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-17-2013 12:51:46 | More by will49wv
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asull238

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-17-2013 01:53:16 | More by asull238
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leroybrown10

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

07-16-2013 22:11:49 | More by leroybrown10
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TheDoak

Florida

4/5  rDev -1%

07-16-2013 20:24:29 | More by TheDoak
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Ultra-Plinian

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-16-2013 17:13:40 | More by Ultra-Plinian
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themegamancave

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-16-2013 14:21:06 | More by themegamancave
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Kikuzzo

Italy

4/5  rDev -1%

07-16-2013 14:18:10 | More by Kikuzzo
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Samohtyrb

Kansas

4/5  rDev -1%

07-16-2013 04:09:31 | More by Samohtyrb
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ThePaintedGrey

Pennsylvania

3.51/5  rDev -13.1%

12oz. bottle poured into standard bar glass. Reviewed from notes.

A: A rich amber color, with some haziness throughout from the yeast sediment. A lustrous cream-colored head eventually deflates to a very respectable frothy cap that retains quite nicely. Sticky lace is found all over the glass. I was quite surprised, to be honest, in this department.

S: Lots of hop and citrus aroma, with bits of pine and yeast. Not detecting much of a malt sweetness here at all. A little underwhelming throughout.

T: A sharp hop bitterness up front, with the typical hoppy/citric flavor overall, with some flowery, grassy, and pine undertones. A very weak malty backbone struggles to contain the bitterness, but does manage to round it all off in the finish. I did notice a refreshing bit of spice in the finish, with a very slight hint of alcohol warmth as it goes down.

M: Medium-bodied throughout with a nice creamy texture and mild carbonation. Very solid in the mouth and drinks really well.

O: I don't hold this in high regard as some seem to, but this is a solid brew in its own right. It's not my first choice by any means, but with its popularity and thus wide-availability, I could see myself ordering this at a restaurant or pub if there's no other solid choices.

07-15-2013 18:46:31 | More by ThePaintedGrey
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,527 ratings.