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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

8,710 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,710
Reviews: 2,691
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 130
Gots: 903 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

mjm47, Jun 11, 2013
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Duesler, Dec 13, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This beer is absolutely great, no doubt one of my true favorites. I have been craving one of these for awhile now. The taste is very smooth, though a wee bitter at first but finishes smooth and even a bit sweet. The appearance is lovely and a bit cloudy. It just looks like a fine beer, and that it is. Probably the more popular of the Sierra Nevada brews, and for good reason. The smell isn't outstanding but its not bad, it just isn't too prominent to me.

Overall, this will continue to sit near the top of my favorite beers. A good beer for a lovely sunny fall day.

lastnightintown2, Oct 18, 2008
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I liked this beer when I first started exploring more exotic beers, and I'm never disappointed when I return to it. The price, availability, and complexity (almost perfumy) aspects are a win-win combination and help to explain why it has steadily been growing in marketshare. It is the quintissential citrucy APA that all must be compared to. My overall favorite every day beer, although Dale's is starting to give it some competition.

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,710 ratings.