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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

3,590 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,590
Reviews: 1,474
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 64
Gots: 248 | 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%

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
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Fezzik1970, May 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Light golden body with a decent white head of short duration. A ring of suds nearly encompasses the entire rim of the glass as ample carbonation continues to feed it. Random incidents of lace break out from time to time. The nose delivers a light hop plume on top of malt breadiness. Smells refreshing and crisp. The taste is light and smooth with a fairly hefty degree of bitterness in the finish. Quite dry, but a slight sourness balances things out in the end to keep this feeling a bit more summer like and satisfying. Easy to drink and enjoyable to boot. Laga!

SupaCelt, Sep 16, 2005
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Joel12, Jun 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

sweisel80, Mar 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

ac22rush, Jun 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

NolanWilliamson, Aug 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Hulk_Beer, Jun 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Hanzo, Mar 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Mr_Belvidere, Oct 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

wagner617, Dec 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

tschiess, May 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

spamages, Jul 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Clear light golden with three fingers of white foam that sank slowly but left great lace.

S: Huge nose of earthy hops could be smelled as I was pouring the beer. There is also some pine and grain hints as well.

T: Flavor is not as apparent as the nose but still plenty of earthiness and a bit of grain.

M: Good carbination and very crisp.

D: This is a great easy drinking Czech pils. I am glad I grab a sixer of this even with the great pilsners in the area.

Biscuit033, May 25, 2008
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

billyrenfroe, Jul 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- Pours a light golden color with a thin white head. Some lacing and lots of bubbles.

S- Grain and earthy hop nose. A sweetness is hidden somewhere in there.

T- A light hoppy bitterness initially that vanishes with a light sweet malt flavor taking over in the finish. Well balanced with some grain and a little bit of yeast like flavors.

M- Light and crisp with lots of carbonation.

D- Easy drinking summer brew with enough taste to remind you that it is a Sierra Nevada. Overall a great Pils/Lager

projectflam86, Jun 13, 2009
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

n00blar, Jun 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

RollTide05, Dec 08, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

bpk59, Sep 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: short stubby 12 oz. brown twist top bottle. 2004 on the label around the neck.

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy golden straw yellow. Big fluffy white head forms with good retention and a ton of lace.

Smell: floral noble hops, a little fruitiness, and grassy.

Taste: Good dose of flavoring hops, very floral. Sweet malt start up front, with a very light bitterness. Light carbonation, medium-full body, clean fruity finish.

Notes: Another good beer from Sierra Nevada. This beer seems to have a lot more hops, but I like it.

dauss, Jan 17, 2005
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

MasterPenguins, Jun 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Zachariah1978, Jun 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

poogas, Dec 12, 2011
Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 3,590 ratings.