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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

8,964 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,964
Reviews: 2,711
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.88%
Wants: 149
Gots: 1,023 | FT: 2
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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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

A99kuz, Jun 16, 2014
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fchicken, Apr 04, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours an excellent deep red copper color. Crystal clear.

Smell: A nice fruity hop smell to this brew that is quite enjoyable.

Taste: A great balance of the fruity hops with malt in this one. I enjoy this balance that some Pale Ales seem to overdue to an IPA point. This is, in my opinion, the bar of a pale ale.

Mouthfeel & Drinkability: Excellent and smooth in the mouth with no tart or sour aftertaste. I always try to have at least a sixer of these in the fridge at a time.

Greggy, Jan 29, 2008
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

abuss2, Sep 05, 2012
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nmann08, Nov 25, 2011
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goalie35, Feb 01, 2012
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Leowulfe, May 09, 2014
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srw, May 12, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass, date of 1174 -- June 23rd, 2011(?) which makes close to 3 months old.

This pours a nice clear golden color with a foamy white head which leaves behind a little lacing. The smell is of pine and citrus hops, a little caramel. The feel is medium to light. The taste is initially of piney hop flavors, a hint of grapefruit and some caramel, there is some bitter afterflavors but this is very crisp and not as fatiguing as a super hopped IPA (which I love). Overall this is a great beer, easy to drink but full of bitterness and flavor, its also one of the cheapest craft beers to buy so what's not to love?

DavidST, Sep 17, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

n00blar, Nov 28, 2011
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sgregory, May 27, 2013
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Danmullens1, Jun 17, 2013
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tleifj, Nov 10, 2012
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DaveHack, Nov 14, 2011
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DocG, Jan 18, 2013
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shystersrule, Feb 26, 2014
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hlaus, Apr 08, 2012
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KMitch, Jun 09, 2014
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mikeincharleston, May 26, 2013
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BoilerUpNavy, Aug 05, 2014
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LarsBrekken, Jan 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

biokid23, Jan 28, 2014
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,964 ratings.