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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

8,471 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,471
Reviews: 2,677
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 117
Gots: 794 | 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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United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev -1%

Nice amber appearance with big head and excellent lacing. A little cloudy and had big chunks floating in it. Other bottles I've had of this also had chunks. I don't mind this.

This smells nice and hoppy with a marmalade or orange theme on the nose. The cascade hop really shines through and there's a complex but subtle mix of pine and citrus aromas.

The taste is very well balanced between malt and hops. The bitterness is quite noticeable and very pleasant with it's citric hop character. This beer reminded me in a strange way of Pilsner Urquell in that it has some significant hop bitterness but remains very easy to drink and tastes sessionable. Being an ale the flavour is way stronger than Urquell and much more fruity so the comparison must end there

I kicked off an evening with this at home before going out and it made a very tasty first beer and made me decide to put this widely available U.S. beer in my regular rotation

85/100

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A good session beer, good Hop taste, but not overwhelming.
Has got good mouth feel, unlike service station beers

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,471 ratings.