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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

2,698 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2,698
Reviews: 1,315
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11%
Wants: 83
Gots: 86 | 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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PaleAlien2

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4.1/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very dark brown--almost black--with a nice two-finger tan head. Great head retention. Keeps a nice biscuit of foam floating on the surface.

Smells delicious--like chocolate malt. Nice roastiness in the nose.

Creamy, malty. A little bitter in the finish. The roasted flavors are not overpowering thought. Very good, drinkable beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2009 01:59:27 | More by PaleAlien2
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Sierra Nevada Porter from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 2,698 ratings.