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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
91
outstanding

9,306 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 9,306
Reviews: 2,733
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.88%
Wants: 160
Gots: 1,169 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

JoeMans, Dec 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

KGalindo, Dec 22, 2013
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4.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can > Pint Glass

A - Clear orange gold with two fingers of big fluffy white head, lots of patchy lacing.
S - Lots of bread dough kinda malt smell, pine, grapefruit, a little dank.
T - Bread and cracker malt up front then some grapefruit and orange, pine dankness, a little bit of tropical notes come out, especially pineapple.
M - Clean crisp and to the point, medium feel.
O - This beer is a legendary grandfather craft for all generations of craft beer drinkers to enjoy, balanced and flavorful, light enough to session, and available all year. I have easily gravitated to selecting SNPA over many other lame crafts because of its consistent quality.

Omnium, Dec 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

mstrcrwly, Dec 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1%

Prager62, Dec 20, 2013
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4.58/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

This is the only beer at the gas station next to where I work that is not a two year old, forty ounce, malt liquor. Despite a purchase made out of complete desperation, this turned out to be a great American pale ale due to it's absolute simplicity. Sierra Nevada Pale Ale is like a good burger. It would not be prudent to add too many other toppings and over complicate things. The aroma is amazing, the taste of hops is perfectly balanced, and this beer goes down really smooth. The price is fair, and this one is about as easy to get as my women. There are only 175 calories in a 12oz. bottle, and since its loaded with hops, it's also loaded with healthy polythenols, that will hopefully balance out the damage my liver takes whenever I buy this beer and end up drinking too much! This A.P.A. should be enjoyed straight out of the bottle, in my opinion. A solid brew for sure.

Isrealite, Dec 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1%

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 9,306 ratings.