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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

8,213 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,213
Reviews: 2,670
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 111
Gots: 656 | 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: 8,213 | Reviews: 2,670 | Display Reviews Only:
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j89de

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +23.8%

12-11-2011 20:47:27 | More by j89de
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PhatAtUT

Texas

4/5  rDev -1%

12-11-2011 05:29:41 | More by PhatAtUT
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CarolinaKev

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

12-11-2011 05:10:40 | More by CarolinaKev
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marct

Nevada

5/5  rDev +23.8%

12-11-2011 04:55:48 | More by marct
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AggieOso

Texas

5/5  rDev +23.8%

12-11-2011 04:11:17 | More by AggieOso
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enginero

Florida

4/5  rDev -1%

12-11-2011 03:46:18 | More by enginero
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MacQ32

South Carolina

3.6/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a clear golden/slightly orange into my snifter a solid near white head dissipates relatively quickly, some lacing.

S - Bready sweet caramel malts with a grapefruit/citrus hoppyness

T - Malty sweetness to citrusy hops to a slightly dry bitter finish. wee bit of yeast

M - Fairly light and crisp, good carbonation very drinkable

O - A good affordable session beer, nothing special but a solid american pale ale

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2011 03:10:36 | More by MacQ32
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antsmarching713

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1%

12-11-2011 00:10:16 | More by antsmarching713
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IPAnoah

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

12-10-2011 23:58:57 | More by IPAnoah
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brokentee

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

12-10-2011 22:57:22 | More by brokentee
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buckyp

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +23.8%

12-10-2011 22:03:26 | More by buckyp
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Chugs13

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1%

12-10-2011 22:01:44 | More by Chugs13
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Hatshep18

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +23.8%

12-10-2011 18:45:05 | More by Hatshep18
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dave00100

Vermont

5/5  rDev +23.8%

12-10-2011 17:51:35 | More by dave00100
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gwguest

Kansas

5/5  rDev +23.8%

12-10-2011 15:23:37 | More by gwguest
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jak

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +23.8%

12-10-2011 14:20:05 | More by jak
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satownsend

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

12-10-2011 12:55:22 | More by satownsend
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jenray

Texas

5/5  rDev +23.8%

12-10-2011 03:22:04 | More by jenray
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CowsCanBark

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 24 oz. bottle into pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a nice orange/copper hue with a two-finger white head that takes a few minutes to dissipate. Moderate lacing left down the glass.

Smell: Citrusy hops, grapefruit, lemon.

Taste: Much like the smell, grapefruit hops taste with a bit of malts in the background, a bit of lemon and orange detectable. Finish is a mild lingering bitterness, with a mild grassy note.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with high carbonation, crisp and very refreshing. Slight dry finish.

Overall: An excellent pale ale, citrusy and delicious.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2011 02:16:52 | More by CowsCanBark
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wiscokid920

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

12-10-2011 01:55:42 | More by wiscokid920
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MeisterBurger

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear yellow caramel topped by a frothy dense head. Leaves spots of lace. A thin layer of foam retains nicely.

Light lemony hops on the nose, like lemon pledge, citrus and a hint of caramel.

The taste is light caramel/biscuity malt with a light grapefruit pith bitterness and a grassiness that lingers in the aftertaste. Well balanced.

Mouthfeel is medium light. Refreshing but could use a bit of heft. Decent carbonation. Dry finish.

Overall a very pleasing pale ale.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2011 00:58:48 | More by MeisterBurger
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andrewj17

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1%

12-09-2011 23:22:07 | More by andrewj17
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SortaAmbivalent

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +23.8%

12-09-2011 23:01:51 | More by SortaAmbivalent
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316nuts

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +23.8%

12-09-2011 22:56:22 | More by 316nuts
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JCFinn

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

12-09-2011 21:46:23 | More by JCFinn
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,213 ratings.