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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

9,541 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 9,541
Reviews: 2,762
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.88%
Wants: 173
Gots: 1,336 | 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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Photo of Lizzie8148
3.79/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of skrabbenhoft
4.3/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GregSemenza
4.15/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MustyDusty
3.98/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Gravo817
4.11/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rachus
4.31/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Raskolnikov
4.19/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of peachy-tay
4.64/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ukwildcatsr1
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GarrettFM
3.94/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of imkohld
4.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of pharmer
4.04/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SlapPalsPodcast
1.45/5  rDev -64.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Bitter, foul, and completely unrewarding.

Photo of leaversuch
3.78/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mrbran0
5/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer sets the standard

Photo of corybills
3.36/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Reillybrews
3.86/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of connor4835
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of digga90
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of JNForsyth
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of valravn129
3.4/5  rDev -15.8%

Photo of Lodisgrisen
4.12/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Andres13
3.92/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Taybeh
3.95/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a bomber into a Tallgrass tulip
A: peachy dark gold, 2 finger foamy head, great lacing
S: light caramel malts, earthy, floral hops, with a hint of lemon/citrus
T & M: like the nose, though the malts get a little more biscuity, and the finish is kind of grassy and floral and dry. Smooth and creamy mouthful, moderately bitter and spicy.

Overall: Hard to be impartial here...I've been drinking this as a standby for over 20 years, along with Summit EPA and Great Northern Porter. Though pales and IPAs have come a long long way, this is still so enjoyable.

Photo of DarthVorador
4.8/5  rDev +18.8%

SN Pale Ale is an icon, & for good reason! When it comes to APA's, its my go to. (It is also one of the best beers to cook with).

Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 9,541 ratings.