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Sierra Nevada Porter - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,811 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2,811
Reviews: 1,321
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 85
Gots: 122 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-09-1999)
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355ml Bottle from Good Spirits Co, Glasgow (£2.60):
Another excellent beer from Sierra Nevada as I've come to expect from the California based brewery, this one's best bit seemed to be the fact it was so well balanced with no one flavour overpowering the rest, I even managed to detect the hops coming through in this one with relative ease which is fairly unusual for such a style of beer. Great from the get go, I'm just disappointed it has taken me so long to actually get round to trying this one but it's certainly been worth the wait.

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A: Pours a clear but opaque very dark brown in color with light to moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass and some amber + golden yellow highlights. The beer has a three finger tall dense foamy tan head that slowly reduces to medium to large sized patch of thick film surrounded by a thin film covering the remainder of the surface of the beer and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of roasted malts with the slightest hint of chocolate and coffee.

T: Upfront there are moderate flavors of roasted malts with very light flavors of burnt malts, toffee, coffee, and chocolate. Light amounts of bitterness in the finish which does not linger for too long.

M: Just shy of medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

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Sierra Nevada Porter from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 2,811 ratings.