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Sierra Nevada Brown Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Sierra Nevada Brown AleSierra Nevada Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

237 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 237
Reviews: 209
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 11.73%


Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-19-2002)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 237 | Reviews: 209 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by kinger:
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kinger

Ohio

3.35/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Modest brown, but decent all around. Tame aroma a bit of sweet malt and some mild bitterness. Nice rich amber/light brown color, good sizeable head that eventually dwindles down, solid lacing. Mouthfeel is fairly light and easy going, there is a bit of fizziness that comes and goes. Mild malt flavor some caramel and a drop of honey taste. Good hop balance slightly bitter minus the hop flavor. Good average brown here, it's enjoyable having a couple at a time.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2008 22:02:34 | More by kinger
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Sierra Nevada Brown Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 237 ratings.