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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

3,373 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,373
Reviews: 1,457
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 60
Gots: 168 | 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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Stoneman78

California

4.15/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

Appearance is a translucent dark yellow hue, thin layer of white frothy head sustains, moderate lacing on the glass

Smell is clean crisp pale malts, lager yeast, bread and grains, light hops, touch of citrus

Taste is initially bread malts and cereal grains, transitions to subtle lemon and orange zest, earthy herbal hops enter midway, finishes clean and crisp

Mouthfeel is light-bodied, watery but smooth texture, carbonation is amped very high and biting

Drinkability is high, I drank these all night along at a recent concert (The National @ SD HOB), there is something about the grain and citrus intermix that really does it for me, even though this is a simple and straightforward beer, I love this for my summer session needs, pleasantly surprised here

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2008 07:32:26 | More by Stoneman78
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Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 3,373 ratings.