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Sierra Nevada Wheat Beer - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Wheat BeerSierra Nevada Wheat Beer

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BA SCORE
80
good

443 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 443
Reviews: 411
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 15.14%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 11-17-1998)
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Reviews by AtlasBrew:
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AtlasBrew

Pennsylvania

4.45/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Color: Unfiltered, hazy, golden straw color with a nice white lacy head typical of a wheat beer.

Aroma: Nice citrusy aroma, probably from the hops, with just a hint of a spicy yeasty aroma.

Flavor: Sweet grains up front, citrusy taste with a spicy yeast flavor and a mild bitterness that increases as it dries. Medium mouth feel.

Overall: Very nice wheat beer, very drinkable, good session beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2009 07:09:41 | More by AtlasBrew
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This was my absolute favorite beer from Sierra Nevada. I still have a couple stored away, never to be had again, but to create a memory to hold onto.

What has always been my favorite wheat beer, this was far superior to their current filtered wheat (Old Chico Crystal Wheat).

I'm longing for the day that Ken and Brian decide to bring this one out of retirement, even if just for the Chico community. One can dream, right?

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Sierra Nevada Wheat Beer from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 443 ratings.