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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

2,715 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2,715
Reviews: 1,315
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11%
Wants: 83
Gots: 93 | 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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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

4.04/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

SN porter has a deep brown color. When held to light you can almost see through it and sports an amazing ruby brown color.
The head is light mocha beige and not very tall, though its dense, stiff and gets a little rocky and fades to a thicjk collar. Sticky lacing coats the glass as the beer level drops.
The smell is solid porter aromatics. Roasted malts are what I smell the most of and I'm also detecting hints of citrus hops, interesting.
The flavor profile has nice depth. There is a good solid roasted malt taste along with sutle chocolate and coffee. Sprite and spry hops brighten up the flavor as one might use a lemon in cooking. Very interesting. Drinks smooth and mellow and abit flat but is a good solid porter thats handsomely made.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2013 12:59:19 | More by micromaniac129
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Appearance: Pours a very dark amber, almost like a soda. A white, two-finger head. Leaves a moderate amount of lacing in the glass.

Smell: A lot of rich malt, a hint of coffee. Dark fruit?

Taste: Like the smell, there is a lot of malt up front. I pick up a little bit of chocolate, but I'm mostly getting this lovely roasted malt flavor.

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Sierra Nevada Porter from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 2,715 ratings.