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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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9,786 Ratings

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Ratings: 9,786
Reviews: 2,830
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.91%
Wants: 190
Gots: 1,594 | 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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4.46/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

One of my regular purchases of beer, good to always have on hand

A: golden yellow, clear, large head of 2 fingers
S: hops, fruity, grassy, piney, barley
T: barley and malty, lots of hoppyness, fruity, tastes like im sitting on a porch overlooking the Sierras
M: so very smooth
O: think im alittle biased about this fantastic beer, one of my gateway beers into the craft world and still one of the beers i purchase on the regular. To this day, this the beer i judge all other pale ales and ipas against.

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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

Appearance: dark golden, beautiful white lacing.

Smell: citrus, floral, and fruity. light malt.

Taste: fairly bitter, sweet earthy malt.

Mouthfeel: medium-bodied without being too light.

Overall: This is the beer that started it for me. I don't even know when I had my first SNPA. It must have been in the late 80's. SNPA has become more bitter than I care for these days. I tend toward the pale ales that are highly hopped in flavor and aroma.

Serving type: bottle

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 9,786 ratings.