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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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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

jskennedy, Jan 27, 2012
Photo of StaveHooks
4.43/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a brilliant amber with 1.5 fingers of creamy head that retains well. Impressive lacing patterns.

S - A bouquet of fresh cascade hops provide a sweet citrusy aroma. Light grainy pale malt underneath.

T - A bouquet of citrus-grapefruit, orange, and some lemon. Bitter upfront but then a creamy sweetness comes through with a light caramel malt, grainy but very smooth and is slightly toasted. Finishes dry with a clean bitterness.

M - Lively carbonation, creamy medium body, dry finish.

To date I have consumed more of this beer than any other craft beer by a long shot. It's a simple go to beer that has stood the test of time. This beer is what really got me into craft beer. Still one of my favorite beers.

StaveHooks, Jan 27, 2012
Photo of hopwave
3.9/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My first review might as well be the forever classic SNPA.

Always on-tap @ The Conway Muse.

A: Translucent Yellow/Orange. Small white head.

S: Good, Floral/Piney Hops.

T: Crisp, Clean, Bitter, Perfect.

O: Very Good. This Pale can be found at any grocery store/gas station.

hopwave, Jan 26, 2012
Photo of 1Sundown2C
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

1Sundown2C, Jan 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

savagepm, Jan 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

ricksrealm, Jan 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Troville1990, Jan 26, 2012
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5/5  rDev +23.8%

ridgeline23, Jan 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

AndrewMichael, Jan 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

mbacon3227, Jan 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

wtighe03, Jan 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

JOEnobody001, Jan 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Steamer2012, Jan 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

seanote, Jan 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

sauger86, Jan 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

jaidenjb, Jan 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

sgttibbs, Jan 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

mdevonshire, Jan 24, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

rJulianz, Jan 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

apetre070, Jan 24, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

woodycorn44, Jan 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

heff316, Jan 23, 2012
Photo of Tschnab
3.98/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- a golden color with a one inch head and some sticky lacing on the glass.

S- resiny cascade, grapefruit and pine, a touch of fruity malt.

T- grapefruit and orange rind, splash of lemon, and then mostly piney hops. The malt is there enough to give a bready background to this clearly hop-forward pale.

O- a really solid beer, there is a reason it is held in such a high regard. It is an incredible session beer, one of the best hop-forward session beers around for the price.

Tschnab, Jan 23, 2012
Photo of Skye1024
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Skye1024, Jan 23, 2012
Photo of JmBrkr
4/5  rDev -1%

JmBrkr, Jan 23, 2012
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 9,343 ratings.