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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

8,963 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 8,963
Reviews: 2,711
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.88%
Wants: 149
Gots: 1,023 | FT: 2
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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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Hardcore, Jun 24, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4.33/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a snifter
I have been on BA for over two years ans still have reviewed this!

A- A slightly hazy orange/copper color with a two finger white head.

S- Well balanced between malts and hops, malts are bready and a little on the sweet side and hops are more spicy and floral, touch of citrus.

T- Follows the nose and is well balanced. Hops are not too bitter and the malts are not too sweet, the floral hops stand out a little more than the citrus.

M- Smooth, medium body, a little creamy.

O- This is a great, easy drinking everyday beer. This beer is a solid fail safe if I don't like the selection. Still can't believe it took me over two years to final post a review!

larryi86, Jun 24, 2012
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4.53/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I am 54 years old, and live in Alabama. All of my life I have been limited to the BMC beers, with their limited, blah, mass-market taste profile. This Sierra Nevada Pale ale introduced me to what beer really can be. I am now an APA/IPA fan, and I have Sierra Nevada to thank for the awakening.
Appearance --> Marvelous
Smell --> riveting, hoppy but balanced
taste --> well-rounded, with the nice hop hit at the finish I need.
mouthfeel --> "always leaves me wanting more"
Overall --> Bud used to be my "go to" beer. SNPA is my new steady.

hsvhughes, Jun 23, 2012
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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,963 ratings.