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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

3,504 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,504
Reviews: 1,469
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 64
Gots: 214 | 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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Jryan12

New Jersey

3.8/5  rDev +3.8%

09-01-2014 21:29:21 | More by Jryan12
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mmhannon

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9.3%

08-31-2014 23:36:00 | More by mmhannon
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ckr1451

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

08-31-2014 20:15:20 | More by ckr1451
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sjones5045

New Jersey

3.9/5  rDev +6.6%

08-31-2014 11:56:38 | More by sjones5045
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humuloner22

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Its the unofficial end of summer this weekend and I am just now getting to my Summerfest. Its a lager people. Its better than a lot, but really for someone who drinks mostly IPA's these days this beer had something lacking. However, I can appreciate the quality of the craft put into this beer regarding the style.

Ice cold is how this beer should be consumed. I drank it a bit too warm the first time and it was not all that good. It was the canned version of this beer and when I cracked the top the can exploded with head. Too much carbonation perhaps?

Clear yellow, typical lager color. Translucent with a lot of head that settles after a while.

Not much to the aroma, some hops, a little malty grainy in the bouquet.

Taste: A bit of hop assertiveness for the style which gives it some upside for the style but really you could do just as well saving yourself a few bucks and buy a 12 pack or even a case of Yuengling and save yourself some money. Now to drink all these "summer" beers before the end of the weekend. Challenge excepted. Now to find a bag of ice! It has to be served ice cold!

08-30-2014 04:01:41 | More by humuloner22
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AmeriCanadian

Tennessee

3.24/5  rDev -11.5%

08-30-2014 03:48:48 | More by AmeriCanadian
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JMS1512

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

08-29-2014 23:50:12 | More by JMS1512
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BrunEngr

New York

3.76/5  rDev +2.7%

08-27-2014 21:41:53 | More by BrunEngr
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Caddant

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

08-27-2014 19:52:50 | More by Caddant
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Jenebauer

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +9.3%

08-26-2014 22:25:30 | More by Jenebauer
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KayAvocado

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

08-26-2014 03:27:54 | More by KayAvocado
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Abhimat

California

4/5  rDev +9.3%

08-25-2014 15:00:39 | More by Abhimat
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Fatty_Mccracken


3.72/5  rDev +1.6%

08-25-2014 03:02:57 | More by Fatty_Mccracken
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WuBByG999

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.3%

08-25-2014 02:54:38 | More by WuBByG999
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Porter_Hoarder

Texas

4.05/5  rDev +10.7%

Light, crisp, clean body with nice sweetness on the back end

08-24-2014 21:47:33 | More by Porter_Hoarder
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pep

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

08-23-2014 13:42:33 | More by pep
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MonkeyBread

Nevada

3/5  rDev -18%

08-23-2014 04:07:27 | More by MonkeyBread
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StArnoldFan

Texas

3.9/5  rDev +6.6%

Crisp, clean, and dry. Very enjoyable, I can't believe it took me so long to finally try this beer. I can definatly see myself having one of these outside on a hot day.

08-23-2014 00:09:51 | More by StArnoldFan
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CTbrew32

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Appearance- Golden yellow, slightly hazy, with a one finger fizzy head produced.

Aroma- Sweet, dry pilsner malts with a little bit of floral hops.

Taste- Pilsner malts are big at first which leads to drying finish. Towards the end citrus/herbal hops linger adding balance and dryness.

Mouthfeel- Dry and crisp with a good amount of carbonation up front.

Overall- One of the best pilsners I've had so far. Great balance and flavor between pilsner malts and the nice kick of floral hops at the end. Perfect beer for the summer that's light, yet load with flavor.

08-22-2014 19:53:47 | More by CTbrew32
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cyguyjg

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

08-22-2014 10:54:02 | More by cyguyjg
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malfunxion

New York

3/5  rDev -18%

08-21-2014 14:41:01 | More by malfunxion
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McAfee85

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

08-21-2014 04:25:32 | More by McAfee85
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RyanAU

North Carolina

3.8/5  rDev +3.8%

08-20-2014 23:35:46 | More by RyanAU
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SCar_brewCO85

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -18%

08-20-2014 19:34:02 | More by SCar_brewCO85
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LightnerLiquorKS

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

08-19-2014 22:22:19 | More by LightnerLiquorKS
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Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 3,504 ratings.