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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

9,290 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 9,290
Reviews: 2,732
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.88%
Wants: 159
Gots: 1,163 | 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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Photo of shambeano
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 355ml bottle into a pint glass.

A- pours a clear golden yellow with about an inch of bubbly head that subsides to a covering. some lacing.

S- citrusy hops upfront, orange and grapefruit, something a bit grassy there too, a malty sweetness present underneath the hop character.

T- straight up a touch of sweetness, followed by the hops, grapefruit, lemon to begin, and grassy/herbal to end. The bitterness comes through afterwards, not over the top, but there is a fair bit of bitterness there.

M- on the lighter side, yet still fills the palate, tingles upfront, and then bitterness gets the saliva going at the back, ends up quite dry.

O- a very nice beer, well rounded and delicious.

shambeano, Feb 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

keenanite21, Feb 01, 2012
Photo of Dave1999
3.65/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Looks decent enough in the glass a dark amber with a white head.

The smell is floral hops and grass.

Tastes is much the same as the smells. It's hopy with very slighty sweet finish.

The mouthfeel is light and well carbonated.

A decent beer at a decent price.

Dave1999, Feb 01, 2012
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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 9,290 ratings.