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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

3,387 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,387
Reviews: 1,459
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 60
Gots: 174 | 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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heygeebee

Australia

3.03/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

From Leura Cellars.

Pours pale straw, very clear and light, very little lace.

Lovely aromas of pineapple and floral hops.

Taste is in lager territory firmly, but an astringent aftertaste suggests poor transport.

Mouthfeel not quite carbonated enough.

Ok beer but not a great one - drink fast

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2012 10:18:51 | More by heygeebee
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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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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dsreeves

Florida

4/5  rDev +9.3%

10-01-2012 01:55:46 | More by dsreeves
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StoutIrish

Indiana

3/5  rDev -18%

09-30-2012 23:27:58 | More by StoutIrish
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Eastside151

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +23%

09-30-2012 22:34:01 | More by Eastside151
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ThirdEyePA

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

09-28-2012 01:34:22 | More by ThirdEyePA
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arash1000

Arkansas

2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

09-26-2012 18:00:48 | More by arash1000
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JoostFricke


4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

09-26-2012 02:02:35 | More by JoostFricke
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MisterE

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

09-26-2012 01:56:51 | More by MisterE
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robthepenguin

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

09-25-2012 07:08:45 | More by robthepenguin
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tubeyes

Texas

3/5  rDev -18%

09-24-2012 00:10:05 | More by tubeyes
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pin

Australia

2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

09-22-2012 13:30:52 | More by pin
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LexShaw89

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.3%

09-21-2012 17:16:22 | More by LexShaw89
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RWLawman

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

09-20-2012 16:54:11 | More by RWLawman
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Vigilante

Nevada

3.55/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Czech Pilsner glass.

A: Light yellow color with one finger of head that fades quickly leaving light lacing. A ton of carbonation.

S: Pale malt, pepper, and hops.

T: Pale malt, hops, grapefruit with a citrus aftertaste. Taste of grapefruit lingers afterwards.

M: Light body mouthfeel which transforms with the bite of the hops. Semi-dry finish.

O: Overall this is a very enjoyable and easy drinking beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2012 08:27:11 | More by Vigilante
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mttdls

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

09-19-2012 19:41:27 | More by mttdls
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nrombes

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

09-19-2012 01:52:51 | More by nrombes
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.53/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Served in a weizen glass

A - Light hay amber with 1 finger white head with good lacing and good retention

S - Playdoh, wheat

T - Pretty earthy, herbal and fairly bitter. My palate does not enjoy this composition but I respect it.

M - Medium body, moderate carbonation.

O - Good summer beer, just not for me.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2012 21:32:08 | More by williamjbauer
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BlakeL

Florida

2/5  rDev -45.4%

09-18-2012 01:19:56 | More by BlakeL
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DimWit


4/5  rDev +9.3%

09-17-2012 14:38:07 | More by DimWit
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AntLeatherface

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18%

09-15-2012 19:11:19 | More by AntLeatherface
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JJFordick

Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -59%

09-14-2012 20:46:19 | More by JJFordick
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WanderingFool

Massachusetts

3.73/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager pours a clear light yellow with a small, white fizzy head on top. The foam fades away quickly leaving a few spots of lace on the glass. Lots of small bubbles float slowly to the surface.

The aroma is rather faint. It has notes of lemon grass, a touch of pale malt and a little skunk mixed in.

Each sip of this light bodied beer is watery on the palate with a mild to moderate carbonated fizz. The flavor begins with some notes of lemon and a touch of pepper. In the middle some light grain appears that presents some malty sweetness. It finishes mildly bitter and floral with lingering grassy bitterness and lemon.

This is a tasty, very easy to drink beer. It's well balanced and quite refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2012 20:35:42 | More by WanderingFool
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cde1218

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

09-13-2012 00:12:32 | More by cde1218
Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 3,387 ratings.