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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

3,341 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,341
Reviews: 1,455
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.11%
Wants: 58
Gots: 161 | 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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tvl89

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

05-05-2013 14:01:14 | More by tvl89
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sunofneurot

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

04-20-2014 14:45:48 | More by sunofneurot
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dtx00

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

06-19-2012 21:49:22 | More by dtx00
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george42

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

05-14-2013 21:31:29 | More by george42
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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

03-15-2013 15:54:19 | More by Segelstrom
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LakerLeith

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

06-20-2014 09:25:32 | More by LakerLeith
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Lurkerson

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

08-01-2013 03:45:00 | More by Lurkerson
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

07-19-2014 05:15:19 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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Topher78

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

07-12-2013 17:39:35 | More by Topher78
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

08-31-2013 05:01:57 | More by jaydoc
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hyuga

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

2002 release. Golden with a big white head that leaves a patchy lace, but doesn't stay for long. Subtle aromas in the nose, some hop aroma that's a bit plant-like and citrus-like. Hop bitterness plays a big role in the flavor, with grain right behind it. Once again, a bit plant-like with citrus. Smoothness in the mouthfeel is interrupted by the hops. I didn't find this as refreshingly satisfying as this type of lager should be. Hops take over where they shouldn't. Not too bad, but there are many in this style that I'd put above this one.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2002 13:09:15 | More by hyuga
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Stofko1992

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

07-05-2014 03:12:19 | More by Stofko1992
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rallison

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Overall, this was an ok stab at the style. Light body with some bready malts. Not much in the way of hops - this could use a nice dose of fresh hops. Relatively refreshing - good for a hot day I suppose - but otherwise rather uninspired.

Overall, not recommended. Tough going to this after having had a Reality Czeck.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2007 23:16:17 | More by rallison
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

06-05-2013 00:09:26 | More by OregonGrown7
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civicm87

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

04-17-2013 00:48:36 | More by civicm87
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Swanson

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

06-03-2013 18:06:03 | More by Swanson
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Inglewood

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

03-08-2014 20:57:14 | More by Inglewood
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dsshuck

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

07-13-2014 17:34:37 | More by dsshuck
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Johnnyv310

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

05-30-2013 05:39:27 | More by Johnnyv310
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DeepSouthSipper

Mississippi

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

07-11-2014 04:36:04 | More by DeepSouthSipper
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RyanWantAle816

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

10-01-2012 16:21:49 | More by RyanWantAle816
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marc77

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Light gold in hue w/ a sticky, billowy white head. Very bubbly and effervescent. Soft, yet spicy, green chlorophyll - like Hallertauer hop nose. Not much else there in aroma. The hop bitterness is mild, and a subtle floral noble hop flavor is there as well. Malt flavors are light and are comprised of non - descript graininess. Although there aren't any outstanding flavors for this brew, it's certainly a thirst quencher. A bit more hop bitterness and flavor as well as malt backbone would've made this an excellent pils. Good drinkability, but a bit lacking in flavor.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2002 18:44:37 | More by marc77
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ROBSTARR

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

02-15-2013 14:58:49 | More by ROBSTARR
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frankthetank86

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

07-24-2013 19:52:19 | More by frankthetank86
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Bromine

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

05-16-2013 23:03:33 | More by Bromine
Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 3,341 ratings.