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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
91
outstanding

9,343 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 9,343
Reviews: 2,736
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.88%
Wants: 161
Gots: 1,190 | 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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3.86/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle, as required in Italy it states a best before 13 march 2013, which should probably be one year after bottling date

A- Nice amber/copper colour, perfectly transparent. 2 fingers white head, decent retention and nice amounts of lacing on the sides of the glass. Very attractive

S- Grainy malts aroma with some caramel notes. A delicate, refreshing herbal touch on the back of things, with some citric notes also showing up

T- Delicately crisp grainy/bready malts, with notes of caramel as the smell suggested. Not your face but still pretty distinct, clean, bitter feel shows up in both taste and aftertaste, bringing notes of mild citrus (lemon, orange peel) and pine. The slightest spicy hint brings a bit of life

M- Medium to light body, Average carbonation. Overall a nice, delicate crispy feel while still being quite smooth and easy

O- This beer has absolutely perfect balance as well as awesome drinkability. Highly enjoyable, still i was perhaps expecting something more impressive from a beer that is famous as a benchmark for it's style

Cozzatoad, Jul 21, 2012
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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 9,343 ratings.