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Sierra Nevada Porter - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

3,059 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,059
Reviews: 1,348
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 92
Gots: 200 | FT: 0
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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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

mr-jj, Tuesday at 03:45 AM
Photo of TheRaven
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

The hallmark of all Sierra beers, in my opinion, is consistent satisfaction. That is how I view this porter. Not the best, but it won't disappoint you, either. Toasted malts up front. Smooth finish with very little warmth on the back end. Great to purchase as part of a variety pack and to keep in the fridge for that random weeknight when you want a good porter to complement dinner. But I would probably try something more exotic if drinking at a time or place with options.

TheRaven, Tuesday at 03:29 AM
Photo of Ozzylizard
4.21/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle dated 090414 at40 degrees into nonic
Aroma of roasted malt
Head enormous (>8 cm), light brown, frothy, rapidly diminishing to a broken 2 mm ring and layer
Lacing fair - partial rings of average to large bubbles
Body dark brown to black, opaque
Flavor begins slightly sweet with a hint of chocolate and roasted malt; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium to full, creamy, soft carbonation

Appearance 4.5, Aroma 4, Flavor 4.25, Palate 4.25, Overall4.25

Ozzylizard, Monday at 10:26 PM
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2.25/5  rDev -42.3%

olradetbalder, Monday at 01:04 PM
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

tvghost, Monday at 11:52 AM
Photo of timontheroad
3.76/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sierra Nevada Porter

Bottled 10-17-14. Pours dark brown, not quite opaque with just a little light shining through. Nice fluffy head that settled quickly to a quarter inch. Aroma is slight coffee and chocolate, and a little light all around. Flavor is slight dark roast malt with a slight sweet caramel, almost cola flavor. Mouthfeel was pretty thin, with very little carbonation. Overall, not bad at all, but not great.

timontheroad, Nov 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

fhjskdjtgdglsf, Nov 17, 2014
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4.51/5  rDev +15.6%

Ronniebrew, Nov 17, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -12.8%

Kruja5, Nov 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Fresh bread dough nose. Taste is bitter, malty and mild. Not much of an aftertaste. Hops come forward a little more as it warms up. Just OK in my opinion.

Lard_City, Nov 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

reagbr8, Nov 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

lambpasty, Nov 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

Tsar_Riga, Nov 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

Cory_Brown, Nov 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

MisledTitan, Nov 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Jame515, Nov 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

kirchy, Nov 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

bundy462, Nov 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

VonZipper, Nov 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

ssimpson89, Nov 16, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -2.6%

Tyecko, Nov 16, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev 0%

ItsPhipps, Nov 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Gardmark59, Nov 16, 2014
Sierra Nevada Porter from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 3,059 ratings.