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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

8,200 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,200
Reviews: 2,670
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 111
Gots: 651 | 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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rogerthegill

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

01-30-2012 20:28:19 | More by rogerthegill
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dcellis

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -1%

01-30-2012 19:46:16 | More by dcellis
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jtd335

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1%

01-30-2012 18:34:20 | More by jtd335
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brealbg

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1%

01-30-2012 13:01:22 | More by brealbg
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dcbike

California

4/5  rDev -1%

01-30-2012 04:33:32 | More by dcbike
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jakea

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1%

01-30-2012 04:11:38 | More by jakea
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Vicsvapo

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-30-2012 04:04:26 | More by Vicsvapo
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jt6174

California

4/5  rDev -1%

01-30-2012 03:16:23 | More by jt6174
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-30-2012 03:03:30 | More by jfcaa193
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Treyliff

West Virginia

4.15/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A- Pours a golden-orange color with a slight haze and small fizzy head

S- Bright citrus hops with a bit of fresh grass, undertoned by a sweet maltiness.

T- Citrus hops up front, followed by a mellow sweet malt backbone. notes of orange, lemon, and honey. Finsihes with a perfect balance of light hops bitterness.

M- Medium body with a silky mouthfeel. Crisp carbonation.

O- This is an American standard in the craft beer world. Always there at the bar to save you from the tasteless macro's. This is one of the beers that introduced me to the craft world and it remains one of my favorites.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2012 02:33:49 | More by Treyliff
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galluch

Ontario (Canada)

5/5  rDev +23.8%

01-30-2012 02:31:11 | More by galluch
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BierStein711

Illinois

3.63/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On draft

Pale yellow with off white head

Tastes of pine, hop, malt

Gentle carbonation, but not too strong

Smelled great, and the hop smell is just excellent. Overall, this is a solid beer. I would not commit to a sixer, but I'd have again.

Note: Felt a little flat, but didn't effect taste.

Serving type: on-tap

01-29-2012 20:06:30 | More by BierStein711
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BeerIsGood88

Texas

5/5  rDev +23.8%

01-29-2012 18:13:58 | More by BeerIsGood88
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CoreyCramer

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-29-2012 17:05:04 | More by CoreyCramer
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Bdel34

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-29-2012 16:49:08 | More by Bdel34
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sponger

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-29-2012 05:15:33 | More by sponger
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

01-29-2012 04:27:38 | More by ygtbsm94
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ckollias

Maryland

4.03/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed this 12 oz bottle out of a standard pint glass Ruth’s Chris in Annapolis, MD.

A: Pours a clear golden-copper hue with a thin 2-finger white head that quickly dissolves into a thin wispy lace. .

S: Fresh hoppy aroma with a grassy orange and fruity background.

T: Crisp and hoppy up front followed by a dry clean finish.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: This is a classic beer – I’ve had it a bunch of times but never got around to reviewing it. It is one of those beers you could drink all day because it tasty and well balanced.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2012 03:57:04 | More by ckollias
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PacNWDad

Washington

4/5  rDev -1%

01-28-2012 20:07:21 | More by PacNWDad
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1%

01-28-2012 18:33:29 | More by BigTrubble
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agaloco9

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-28-2012 06:20:10 | More by agaloco9
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skinnybear

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-27-2012 22:52:06 | More by skinnybear
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lilnicky068

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1%

01-27-2012 19:22:37 | More by lilnicky068
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jnaustxdom

Texas

4/5  rDev -1%

01-27-2012 16:39:49 | More by jnaustxdom
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likeemdark

California

3/5  rDev -25.7%

01-27-2012 15:05:29 | More by likeemdark
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,200 ratings.