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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

9,809 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 9,809
Reviews: 2,835
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.91%
Wants: 196
Gots: 1,613 | 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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4.18/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: tall frothy head and golden hued.

Aroma: a delicious interplay of hops and malt.

Taste: same as aroma. Citrusy hops with a pleasant bitterness over a bed of malty goodness.

Mouthfeel: crisp with a nice level of carbonation.

Overall: easy to see why this is a classic. It's balanced, drinkable and delicious.

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4.15/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Decided to buy this classic again, this time a 12-pack of cans with a packaged on date of 4/6/14. I do not normally write reviews, but I felt like I had to for this one.

Wow! I've enjoyed this beer before from a bottle, bomber, and on-tap...but the canned version really shines. Maybe it's just the relative freshness, but my guess is that canning really is the future of craft beer distribution.

I poured my first one into a standard pint glass and proceeded to enjoy every sip. So much has already been said about the beer itself, so I'll just sum it up with this: do yourself a favor and pick up a canned 12-pack of this stuff if you're looking for one of the best combinations of flavor and affordability available.

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 9,809 ratings.