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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

8,511 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 8,511
Reviews: 2,680
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 120
Gots: 808 | 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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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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Illinois

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Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

05-30-2014 22:29:08 | More by Flight317
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California

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

12-14-2012 02:27:45 | More by GaryFields
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magikbaker

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Here goes my first beer review ever. I am more nervous than expected. Please send me messages and let me know how I did, Thanks:

Bottle poured into a pint glass

A: Golden base with an orangish tint, slightly cloudy. Poured with a white head that formed to about a half-inch on the initial pour and quickly dissipated to a thin halo. There appears to be a few bubbles streams now and again. Overall a decent looking beer. Nothing too exciting.

S: Initial smell revealed a strong scent of hops with a moderate sweet scent. This beer is fairly aromatic. Hops are on the side of bitter and giving off a purely herbel scent. The beer has a good balance in my preference with bitterness overpowering the sweets, but also keeping a balance in check. There is little to no lacing which surprises me considering the hoppy smell. I am very excited to try this beer.

T: Just as suspected the bitterness slightly over powers the malt creating an incredible sensation. Almost a perfect balance in my opinion. I am a beginner brewer and am having trouble putting my finger on the tastes. It comes off as being a very simple taste with maybe a very very small fruity taste. Their is also evidence of yeast from taste and appearance. This beer is exactly what I imagine when I think of an American Pale Ale. Only complaint on taste is that it could definitely be bolder/stronger.

M: The beer is moderately carbonated and is of a medium build but nothing extreme. The fruity flavor only lasts for a split second and the rest of the flavor to a point. There is a excellent flavor that looms well after swallowing. It is def not strong enough to not make me want to get my mouth back on the glass.

D: I loved this beer and I cant believe I only have one. I am drinking it at a fairly warm temperate of 55 and it is going down way to fast. Still maybe a little too light. This beer would still be incredible to drink for taste as well as quenching my thirst after a strenuous activity. Like I said before this beer could be stronger. I feel as though I could drink it in 3 sips and not be satisfied after just one. That being said I wish I could drink 3 more right now. I love this beer!

01-08-2009 02:21:40 | More by magikbaker
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Virginia

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,511 ratings.