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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

2,697 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2,697
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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andrewinski1

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3.84/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. The color is black. There is a nice half inch thick tan head with very nice sticky lacing.

The aroma is full of roasted barley with hints of molasses to go with the heavy roast aroma.

This beer is dry and full of roast character. There is a crisp bitter finish with a subtle touch of grassy hops. I want to emphasize how very dry this is compared to other porters I've had. Very refreshing.

This is light to medium bodied with a very crisp mouthfeel with lots of sharp carbonation. This is very tasty.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2013 05:01:53 | More by andrewinski1
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Sierra Nevada Porter from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 2,697 ratings.