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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

8,568 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,568
Reviews: 2,682
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 125
Gots: 834 | 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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Ratings: 8,568 | Reviews: 2,682 | Display Reviews Only:
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rowmine

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

04-14-2012 16:51:49 | More by rowmine
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blindseer


4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

04-14-2012 04:36:00 | More by blindseer
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jlynch1987

Iowa

5/5  rDev +23.8%

04-14-2012 00:27:24 | More by jlynch1987
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Cane4Beer

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

04-13-2012 12:10:14 | More by Cane4Beer
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martino_cappachino


3.88/5  rDev -4%

Poured from a 12 oz pottle into a pint glass.

Fingertip and half worth of fuzzy head. Head was slighlty yellow in color, and slowly diminished.

A full-colored golden wheat amber in appearance, like a lightly varnished deck. Sweet and hoppy in aroma

Very clean tasting, excellently carbonated and slightly spicy. Hoppy-tasting, but wasn't overwhelmed. Pine flavors with hints of lemon, grapefruit and a soapy astringency. Slightly bitter aftertaste. Bready and biscuit malts present.

An excellent brew for pairing with food I must say. Thoroughly enjoyed with some home-prepared belgian endive smoked salmon boats.

04-13-2012 09:15:10 | More by martino_cappachino
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Ishogai

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

04-12-2012 20:42:08 | More by Ishogai
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lovellfam5

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1%

04-12-2012 18:57:29 | More by lovellfam5
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Leonardo

Virginia

4/5  rDev -1%

04-12-2012 17:32:20 | More by Leonardo
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Danno48

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

04-12-2012 16:36:12 | More by Danno48
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Mullinger1980

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1%

04-12-2012 13:55:53 | More by Mullinger1980
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beerman1


4.05/5  rDev +0.2%

Pours a nice dark copper color with large white head, and good lacing. Aroma is of caramel malts and a touch of citrus smell. The taste is similiar to the nose with sweet malts up front. There is a little bit of hops bitterness in the middle and it finishes with a bit of citrus.
Mouthfeel is on the lighter side.

04-11-2012 23:45:40 | More by beerman1
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monnik

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

04-11-2012 23:24:33 | More by monnik
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jamiesmithnc

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

04-11-2012 22:19:15 | More by jamiesmithnc
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mikalveli


4/5  rDev -1%

04-11-2012 19:43:06 | More by mikalveli
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Wmbolling

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

04-11-2012 02:28:32 | More by Wmbolling
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DanE

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1%

04-11-2012 00:18:49 | More by DanE
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adamhand

Massachusetts

3.96/5  rDev -2%

04-11-2012 00:01:43 | More by adamhand
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GJonesy

California

4/5  rDev -1%

04-10-2012 23:23:07 | More by GJonesy
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Schroeder


4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

04-10-2012 19:39:22 | More by Schroeder
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Invictys


4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

04-10-2012 18:32:50 | More by Invictys
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bigash

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1%

04-10-2012 14:12:11 | More by bigash
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TSJ4000

Iowa

3.33/5  rDev -17.6%

Overall this beer had a lot of pop to it. It was kinda fizzy to me but it had a good hoppiness to it and it was a little less pale than other "pale" ales. I'm not sure if I could drink a lot of these but I think it's damn good beer. Maybe if the taste wasn't as strong on the hops I'd like it better.

04-10-2012 14:00:57 | More by TSJ4000
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macrosmatic

Florida

4.03/5  rDev -0.2%

Reviewed from notes. Poured from 12 oz. can into a pint glass.

A: Clear, medium gold, good-sized white head, and medium visible carbonation.

S: Cracker malt, light citrus, pine and grass hops. Clean and fresh.

T: Follows the nose well. Lightly hoppy, and balanced with the cracker malt's sweetness.

M: Light body, no alcohol to speak of, and a good amount of carbonation sensation.

O: This is solid. Nothing that you'd go far out of your way to seek out...but a sixer of cans watching the water for dolphins...can't be beat.

04-10-2012 05:51:13 | More by macrosmatic
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slim24

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

04-10-2012 00:40:30 | More by slim24
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RyanGustner

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

04-10-2012 00:19:17 | More by RyanGustner
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,568 ratings.