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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

8,170 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,170
Reviews: 2,668
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 111
Gots: 632 | 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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DanHarper

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-27-2014 01:34:29 | More by DanHarper
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wafers

New York

4/5  rDev -1%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

07-27-2014 00:11:02 | More by SD0430
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-27-2014 00:10:16 | More by Senorblues
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leantom

Indiana

4.13/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

An old favorite. Here goes:

A: Pours a clear orange-amber with a nice head. The head is fluffy and leaves plenty of lacing.

S: OK, but somewhat muted. I do like what I can smell, however. Some amber malt and ordinary brewer's yeast gives way to mild cascade hops. Citrus and some grapefruit from the hops.

T: Very, very refreshing. Very sweet caramel and amber malts giving way to cascade and chinook hops. The hops taste of grapefruit and citrus, and you taste them at the back of the throat upon swallowing. However, the hop portion is quite mild and it's balanced against the lightly-kilned malt. Very good.

M: Mouthfeel is perfect. Light and well-carbonated, just like a regular APA.

O: A very good representation of the APA style. Will have again and again.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2014 23:45:55 | More by leantom
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98green

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-26-2014 23:37:31 | More by 98green
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fehrminator

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-26-2014 22:36:49 | More by fehrminator
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MIbeer27

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1%

07-26-2014 19:48:49 | More by MIbeer27
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Norica

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

07-26-2014 19:40:14 | More by Norica
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-26-2014 19:12:54 | More by swh89
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1%

07-26-2014 17:34:18 | More by BeerBuzzGuy
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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-26-2014 15:12:59 | More by JoeHopster
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MichaelRabdau

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-26-2014 14:36:26 | More by MichaelRabdau
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MIchael_D_Larkin

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-26-2014 14:16:18 | More by MIchael_D_Larkin
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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Montana

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-26-2014 04:53:57 | More by drinkin-beeers
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jeffdevries

California

4/5  rDev -1%

07-26-2014 03:25:44 | More by jeffdevries
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Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-26-2014 01:17:15 | More by jcugafsu
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Andrewharris8

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

07-26-2014 00:40:04 | More by Andrewharris8
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MrFerguson


3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-26-2014 00:39:11 | More by MrFerguson
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dcc449

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-26-2014 00:30:23 | More by dcc449
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KevinV_85


4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-25-2014 23:30:41 | More by KevinV_85
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Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1%

07-25-2014 23:18:40 | More by CraftBeerSnob
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Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-25-2014 22:25:27 | More by craftylefty
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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-25-2014 19:06:17 | More by Tyecko
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,170 ratings.