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Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Summerfest LagerSierra Nevada Summerfest Lager

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BA SCORE
83
good

3,360 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,360
Reviews: 1,456
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 58
Gots: 165 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-17-2001)
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SteveKay

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3.69/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very nice well balanced lager. Flavorful but not with the skunkynes or bitter that you expect from a classic Czech lager. Hints of citric add a nice touch of summer. Not a lot of co2 but on a hot day you would drink it right down before it went flat. Actually pretty jazzed ab out this beer and will make it my summer session beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2014 03:30:34 | More by SteveKay
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Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 3,360 ratings.