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Sierra Nevada Porter - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada PorterSierra Nevada Porter

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,713 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2,713
Reviews: 1,315
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11%
Wants: 83
Gots: 91 | 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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CHADMC3

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4.33/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The body pours a dark brown with dark ruby hues as a huge creamy tan head floats atop and slowly dissipates to display a dense, sticky lacing.

Big roasted malt highlights the aroma also including toffee and dry earthy hops.

The flavor consists of roasted and chocolate malt, as well as coffee with a faint hop finish making for quite a pleasant brew.

Medium in body and carbonation, this porter is slightly creamy and very smooth.

Quite a good porter, easy to drink, plenty of character, and overall does not disappoint.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2010 01:58:17 | More by CHADMC3
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Sierra Nevada Porter from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 2,713 ratings.