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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

2,714 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2,714
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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Reviews by pmcadamis:
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pmcadamis

Illinois

3.88/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

Pours very dark brown to black and lets no light through whatsoever. Three finger foamy beige head that settles to one finger after a minute or two.

Smells malty and chocolatey. I'm also smelling a sort of carmel smell that's hard to describe.

Tastes like it smells ....malt and chocalate. Has an almost cola taste here too. Smooth, but with some interesting hop bitterness in the aftertaste. Very very smooth going down! The taste really develops as you work your way through the beer. Has a bit of a roasty and nutty taste as well.

Feels quite carbonated in the mouth, and that combined with the smoothness is why I gave this beer such a high drinkability score.

I really liked the chocolate and coffee tastes in this beer....proabably because I really like coffee and chocolate. These flavors combined with that fact that it's very easy to drink make this a potential personal favorite session beer.

Note: I probably drank this a little to cold and way too fast. This mother is really....really drinkable. Goes down almost way too easily.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2006 13:38:45 | More by pmcadamis
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Sierra Nevada Porter from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 2,714 ratings.