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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

9,679 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 9,679
Reviews: 2,799
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.91%
Wants: 182
Gots: 1,471 | 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:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 07-05-2001

Generous quantities of premium Cascade hops give the Pale Ale its fragrant bouquet and spicy flavor.

37 IBU
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Sierra Nevada's Pale Ale has to be accredited with helping to boost the craft beer scene into the general public eye. I reviewed this brew at the Cheesecake Factory, which just shows this beer has a fine appreciation.

Initially this brew pours with a wet frothy head, which condenses into a sticky texture froth. After several minutes the lace is behind and sticks to the end. The body is golden amber, and has evidence of a moderate amount of CO2.

SN's Pale Ale is very fragrant. There's ample hop aroma, giving off citrusy and floral essences.

To me, the taste is somewhat toffee like. When I put it in a different perspective, it can kind of taste a bit like strawberries. This is a very finely balanced brew.

This feels a bit coarse and wet at the same time. Definitely a quencher.

TheSarge

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 9,679 ratings.