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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

9,331 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 9,331
Reviews: 2,734
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.88%
Wants: 161
Gots: 1,182 | 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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4/5  rDev -1%

RichD, Jun 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Dethsloth7, Jun 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

djbst73, Jun 17, 2012
Photo of cosmicevan
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

wow, shocked not to have a review of this one on the books. brew pours a classic transparent orange with a few fingers of foamy head and chunky lacing. smells of a hoppy pale ale borderline ipa. nice malt balance. flavor follows suit. this beer is the gold standard for pale sle in my opinion. you can funds it just about everywhere and even BMC drinkers are usually excited when this one appears in the cooler. drinks like a gem. always a pleasure and never a let down, SNPA sets the bar high.

cosmicevan, Jun 17, 2012
Photo of Lima
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Lima, Jun 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

inbierveritas, Jun 17, 2012
Photo of Hopswagger
4.3/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

P:  A full finger crown of airy bone white head that sets atop of a slightly distorted light golden orange body. 

S:  Clean fresh fruity hop aroma, barley, lemon, lime, mango, floral perfume,  and subtle pepper. 

T/M:  Pale malt base with spices,  creamy citrus hops, apples and a dash of fresh pine. Finish is dry and leaves a sensation like you just brushed your teeth. 

O:  An excellent display of aroma and bold yet delicate hops. Great drinkability and flavors that leave you wanting more. One of my favorite pale ales. 

Hopswagger, Jun 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

kizyle, Jun 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

kaneel, Jun 16, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

tonyshlangini, Jun 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

danipp, Jun 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

Mikecap, Jun 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

Twrang, Jun 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

TheRougeBastard, Jun 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

carteravebrew, Jun 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

AdamP, Jun 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

LandWorld, Jun 15, 2012
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5/5  rDev +23.8%

SierraDrinker, Jun 15, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

dreis, Jun 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

vrbulldog22, Jun 15, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

OSUBucksfan09, Jun 15, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

thebouch01, Jun 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

fishkab, Jun 14, 2012
Photo of stephenjmoore
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Deep golden body with a light amber hue. Frothy off-white head with some sediment floating around.

S- Fresh pine and citrus hop aroma with a hint of fresh grass.

T- Pine and citrus hops come through with a smooth pale malt finish.

M- Smooth, crisp, drinkable and refreshing.

O- An all-timer and one that defines the pale ale category.

stephenjmoore, Jun 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

Zbrown2307, Jun 13, 2012
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 9,331 ratings.