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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

8,715 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8,715
Reviews: 2,691
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 129
Gots: 907 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

mcrawford, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of jngrizzaffi
4.05/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark golden color with small foamy head. Head retention and lacing is very minimal. Aroma is not very strong. Slightly hoppy but more of a yeasty, apple-like aroma. Malty, bready taste up front with a strong hop bitterness that follows. Soapy, bitter aftertaste that persists very well. Good session beer. I prefer a less soapy aftertaste but there is still a good hoppy bite.

jngrizzaffi, Aug 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

MPSTARR, Aug 17, 2013
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4.36/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This was one of the first couple of beers I tried after jumping on the Pale Ale/IPA bandwagon, and now I'm a big fan of Sierra Nevada. I like this one for its smooth drinkability combined with that tangy pale ale taste - not to mention the fact that at many restaurants that have not yet embraced the craft beer revolution, this remains the best available choice on the menu, so I still drink it fairly often.

StrangerTides, Aug 16, 2013
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 8,715 ratings.