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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

8,501 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,501
Reviews: 2,680
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 120
Gots: 807 | 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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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1%

07-30-2013 10:09:27 | More by Cynic-ale
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theBIERlad

New York

3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

07-30-2013 01:58:11 | More by theBIERlad
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Joshuwutphilly

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -31.9%

07-30-2013 01:51:35 | More by Joshuwutphilly
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optimator705

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1%

07-30-2013 00:02:40 | More by optimator705
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GuitarIPA

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-29-2013 23:10:42 | More by GuitarIPA
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Beerdanza

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1%

07-29-2013 22:23:54 | More by Beerdanza
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Gipsy_Danger

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-29-2013 17:42:53 | More by Gipsy_Danger
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FreshButterbeer

West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

07-29-2013 17:35:23 | More by FreshButterbeer
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tpgraham

Texas

4/5  rDev -1%

07-29-2013 17:18:29 | More by tpgraham
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TastefulNudity

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-29-2013 16:57:50 | More by TastefulNudity
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malonelocke

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-29-2013 16:38:22 | More by malonelocke
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David_MrBox

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-29-2013 15:51:29 | More by David_MrBox
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Ianno

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-29-2013 05:03:24 | More by Ianno
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jonaspb

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-29-2013 03:05:41 | More by jonaspb
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mentor

Colorado

4.15/5  rDev +2.7%

Pours a heavy finger of fluffy off-white head over a clear dark straw liquid. Smells sharp grapefruit pithy, mild pine, some orange. With searching I get bubblegum, lemon, and a woody grassiness (like EKGoldings hops).

Tastes much like the flavor. Nice cohumulone grassy edginess gives girth to the flavor profile. This is very hoppy for a pale ale. Apricot and pear esters, mild biscuity malt base. Flavorful, but not a complex monster that would turn this easy drinker into something disjointed or ponderous. Hop flavors are really well integrated. Oranges, mild baby aspirin, grapefruit pithy. Ptihy is drying in the finish and helps clean the tongue in the aftertaste. Heavy carbonation stings in the aftertaste, but is somehow fine-bubbled and creamy when liquid is in the mouth. Md-light viscosity is somehow a bit creamy, too. Well done!

07-29-2013 03:03:38 | More by mentor
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mwbrady12

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

07-29-2013 01:36:54 | More by mwbrady12
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dgherm

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

07-28-2013 23:41:13 | More by dgherm
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Barnsley

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

07-28-2013 23:06:40 | More by Barnsley
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richj1970

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-28-2013 18:10:23 | More by richj1970
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Ian_Hammons

New York

4/5  rDev -1%

07-28-2013 16:51:39 | More by Ian_Hammons
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apr3940

Pennsylvania

4.06/5  rDev +0.5%

Definitely a "starter beer" for anyone introducing themselves to the craft industry. Great flavor with the whole cone hops. You will taste a earthy piney, and grapefruit flavor from the hop combination. Pale Ale to me is great anytime of year.

07-28-2013 16:21:26 | More by apr3940
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westcott

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-28-2013 05:22:49 | More by westcott
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Caj1

Texas

4/5  rDev -1%

07-28-2013 04:15:47 | More by Caj1
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Humblehophead

Oklahoma

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

07-28-2013 02:42:27 | More by Humblehophead
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OgreSanchez

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-28-2013 00:36:09 | More by OgreSanchez
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,501 ratings.