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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

8,199 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,199
Reviews: 2,670
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 111
Gots: 651 | 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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rudy611

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-30-2011 03:30:13 | More by rudy611
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AndyTaylor

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +23.8%

02-13-2012 22:05:15 | More by AndyTaylor
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BrewinHeadBanger

New York

5/5  rDev +23.8%

12-11-2011 22:07:59 | More by BrewinHeadBanger
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archmagi1

Arkansas

5/5  rDev +23.8%

03-08-2012 21:48:59 | More by archmagi1
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RobertTheRogue

District of Columbia

5/5  rDev +23.8%

12-09-2011 01:42:42 | More by RobertTheRogue
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paulgreusch


5/5  rDev +23.8%

06-23-2014 04:24:25 | More by paulgreusch
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CEDAMA

California

5/5  rDev +23.8%

04-19-2012 00:07:42 | More by CEDAMA
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bbluemzbeer

California

5/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This one is classic for sure! It goes down smooth and in Southern California you can find for less then 8 dollars a six pack compare to other craft beer this a great bargain

Appearance : It has a bronze and some gold color, and a very thick and lon lasting lacing

Smell: Pine and cedar
Taste - Plenty of hops which are balanced . Has a earthy " taste to it and very refreshing without feeling you up.
Mouthfeel : medium and and satisfying

People who are looking for a World Class beer with some hops in it witch are balance. This would be the beer to try. I been drinking this beer for 15 years now and I will keep on drinking it

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2013 15:44:02 | More by bbluemzbeer
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DrunkenMonk

California

5/5  rDev +23.8%

06-05-2012 20:28:06 | More by DrunkenMonk
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vonburgey

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +23.8%

12-02-2011 17:25:56 | More by vonburgey
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Sman1493


5/5  rDev +23.8%

07-25-2014 01:56:08 | More by Sman1493
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andres1225

California

5/5  rDev +23.8%

06-23-2014 04:53:03 | More by andres1225
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blivingston1985

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +23.8%

12-13-2011 06:38:21 | More by blivingston1985
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Mikel772

Florida

5/5  rDev +23.8%

07-28-2012 23:06:36 | More by Mikel772
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Dougal

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

If you like a beer balanced with hops and malt and one that has alot of taste characteristics and enough hops to keep you interested then you I guess you really want the very best of a session beer. This is an exceptional beer that should be exported to other nations so that they will know we are more than Anheuser Busch and Miller Coors and even more than Sam Adams.

This beer holds up to the best of them and actually is in the winner's circle of the best of them

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2010 00:38:16 | More by Dougal
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andylipp

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-14-2011 13:51:23 | More by andylipp
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jhoward04

Maryland

5/5  rDev +23.8%

07-30-2014 22:52:06 | More by jhoward04
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spazx

New York

5/5  rDev +23.8%

04-09-2014 02:01:46 | More by spazx
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VFRAZ

Colorado

5/5  rDev +23.8%

05-29-2012 17:11:22 | More by VFRAZ
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mrsk500

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +23.8%

07-23-2014 02:15:50 | More by mrsk500
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TheSquire23

Colorado

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-28-2011 01:59:52 | More by TheSquire23
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athouve1

North Dakota

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-19-2011 17:46:25 | More by athouve1
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justintrujillo


5/5  rDev +23.8%

10-26-2012 02:12:58 | More by justintrujillo
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nathanho

Washington

5/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I already reviewed this beer and my comments on the various components of the SNPA experience remain the same.

It seems like every time the subject of beer comes up I always go to SNPA as a year-round "can't miss" and I have repeatedly described it to anyone who would listen as "overall, the best beer in the world". Taking into account quality, price, consistency and availability - I still hold this statement to be true (given my limited experience).

Therefore, I think that this beer belongs in my very limited pantheon of "5's".

If one would like to split hairs, I would give it somewhat less than a 5 in every category except taste and drinkability but, as a man in love, I say to you - "I don't care, she's perfect!"

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2006 20:16:27 | More by nathanho
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melikesbeer

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-28-2011 13:48:21 | More by melikesbeer
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,199 ratings.