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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

3,614 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,614
Reviews: 1,476
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 65
Gots: 255 | 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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4/5  rDev +9.3%

shockrocker65, Apr 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pored a clear yellow with 1/2 finger head, little to no lace.

Smells like grain, grass, hay, and very light wheat.

Taste was the same as the smell. A good light lager that as another reviewer said is a great substitute for coors lite, etc. Crisp and refreshing but I would be drinking something else on a hot summer day. Not my favorite style.

SirDrinxAlot, May 16, 2009
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

smartassboiler, Jun 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Troville1990, Jul 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

joelavelle, Jun 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

zoober911, May 23, 2013
Photo of Hatzilla
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Clear straw color with minimal head and lacing.

S: Floral, Lemon, pepper, cereal and grass.

T: Lemony hops and pepper. Malty and clean.

M: Smooth, oily, well carbed with a dry, slightly hoppy aftertaste.

O: A great summer beer from Sierra Nevada. Crisp, light, flavorful, and highly drinkable. A perfect beer for a hot day.

Hatzilla, Sep 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

MaineMike, Jun 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

nathanjohnson, Apr 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

gshak, Apr 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

akinsja, Nov 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz : tulip snifter.
2012 edition.

Pours a clear bright yellow, with a thick, foamy, fizzy white head with good retention.

Grassy hops, with a malty, cracker backbone.

More grassy hops, with the cracker, bread backing. A medium body, with a crisp clean finish.

A well done Czech pilsener. Subtle, but clean crisp flavors. Easy drinking.

vkv822, May 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

moodyxc9, Jul 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

smi69, Nov 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

ONN8, Jun 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

camclem2, Aug 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

nh2032, Nov 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Whimpers, Nov 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured a very clear straw amber color with quickly reducing head. This is a very crisp refreshing beer. First taste is malt and a bit of straw/ grass, nose is the same. The taste is very dry and after swallowing the beer the aftertaste becomes more complex, Seems to cover pney hops, then citrus hops and finally a nice hop bitterness. Refreshing, but oddly does not remind me of German pils much. A fine quaffable simple beer.

srrn, May 08, 2007
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

MightiestBeard, Jul 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

VikeMan, Dec 04, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

aasimon, Dec 02, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

semaj, May 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

57md, Jun 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

KleeKlee, Jul 13, 2014
Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 3,614 ratings.