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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

8,205 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,205
Reviews: 2,670
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 111
Gots: 653 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Bondaddyjr


4/5  rDev -1%

03-06-2012 18:09:00 | More by Bondaddyjr
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greenbeer29

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

03-06-2012 17:08:40 | More by greenbeer29
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wchasse222

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

03-06-2012 04:49:41 | More by wchasse222
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javiernano

California

4/5  rDev -1%

03-06-2012 02:25:33 | More by javiernano
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onetodave

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1%

03-06-2012 01:22:52 | More by onetodave
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zjbordeau


4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

03-05-2012 07:57:21 | More by zjbordeau
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intensify

Colorado

4.13/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a honey colored body with minimul head and a good amount of carbonation. The nose was treated with a plesent smell of hops and plenty of earthyness. The hops aromas seemed to selfishly hold on to the aroma as I did not pick up much of anything else. Taste however was lite on the hops but thicker on the earthy flavour that most APA's tend to give. Interesting and satisfying. Body was medium to lite which ran down the palate with a good amount of carbonation. Finish is clean and quickly disappears into the back of the mouth leaving a moist feeling.
A good pale ale by Sierra Nevada. Somehow I had always passed by this popular treasure but I am glad I finally tried it. Not my favorite of Pale Ale's, but can most definately have a seat next to the best.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2012 05:50:15 | More by intensify
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WVU-Gus


4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

03-04-2012 23:38:49 | More by WVU-Gus
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redfox405

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

03-04-2012 20:05:09 | More by redfox405
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nicholas527

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

03-04-2012 19:53:02 | More by nicholas527
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TWHIP


5/5  rDev +23.8%

03-04-2012 19:19:56 | More by TWHIP
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JBCavazos

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

03-04-2012 16:07:42 | More by JBCavazos
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hpthebull

California

3/5  rDev -25.7%

03-04-2012 05:39:09 | More by hpthebull
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Zaso

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

03-04-2012 05:22:53 | More by Zaso
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RDW

Nebraska

4/5  rDev -1%

03-04-2012 05:07:09 | More by RDW
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anchordrinker

California

4.95/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A- orange-straw hue. 1 finger of head and good lace.
S- orange, sweet grain, honey
T- herbal and bitter citric hop flavor up front briefly give way to a bready/grainy sweetness, followed by a dry, lingering grapefruit bitterness with a touch of bready/honey sweetness in the background. Perfectly balanced bitterness to sweetness for the style.
M- very fine carbo that shows it's presence without compromising flavor.
O- I've been looking forward to having this beer in a can for a while and it does not disappoint! The cans look great and the contents taste especially vibrant and fresh!

Serving type: can

03-04-2012 05:00:01 | More by anchordrinker
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bpowers315

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

03-04-2012 04:49:13 | More by bpowers315
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tomgossert

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

03-04-2012 03:37:25 | More by tomgossert
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Reed

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

03-04-2012 02:40:20 | More by Reed
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rcatalano

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

03-04-2012 02:26:43 | More by rcatalano
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Ktmktm01


3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

03-04-2012 01:33:03 | More by Ktmktm01
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bullcrapp

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

03-04-2012 01:09:57 | More by bullcrapp
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Buzzard

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

03-03-2012 23:34:36 | More by Buzzard
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Nikki


3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

03-03-2012 20:30:29 | More by Nikki
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aclark44

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1%

03-03-2012 02:26:35 | More by aclark44
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,205 ratings.