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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

8,715 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,715
Reviews: 2,691
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 129
Gots: 907 | 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%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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4.47/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I did click had but this beer deserves a full review

this is one of THE bench mark beers
not only for American craft brewing but also as a world class beer.

Pours a delicious almost lemon yellow golden body with a huge Bolshie white frothy head that settles down put stays the course.

The bite of the hops is unrestrained in the aroma backed up with malt biscuity notes and sea breeze.

The flavour of this beer just lands on the tongue to perfection, a big hop hit without overpowering the floral tones and peppery bites.

Perfect, I mean perfect carbonation.

Glorious if you don't like this classic beer then you don't like classic beer.

EmperorBevis, Nov 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev -1%

mdillon86, Nov 24, 2011
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4.05/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Rich, golden amber in appearance, this American classic poured into my Dogfish Head ale glass with a massive head and seriously huge lace. Superb.

Nose was delicious pine and citrus. No mistaking the hoppiness here. Yum.

Taste was more pine, some grapefruit. But while this may imply a more IPA-style flavor profile, SN Pale Ale's bountiful malts give this hops character a superb sense of balance. Exceptional for the style, and a superior beer.

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,715 ratings.