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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

3,291 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,291
Reviews: 1,450
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.11%
Wants: 57
Gots: 149 | 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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Ratings: 3,291 | Reviews: 1,450 | Display Reviews Only:
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TheBeerdedCharmer

New York

3/5  rDev -18%

06-30-2014 05:36:58 | More by TheBeerdedCharmer
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beerfisher1

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

06-30-2014 02:08:11 | More by beerfisher1
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Ardeer

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-29-2014 20:01:22 | More by Ardeer
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letsgomets86

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +23%

06-29-2014 19:22:43 | More by letsgomets86
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GreyGhost4

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

06-29-2014 13:05:53 | More by GreyGhost4
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zeknir

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

06-29-2014 08:29:59 | More by zeknir
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Wildwood_Brew

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-29-2014 06:00:25 | More by Wildwood_Brew
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ahommell

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

06-29-2014 03:10:07 | More by ahommell
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SliceofKimbo

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-28-2014 23:25:51 | More by SliceofKimbo
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Geraurd

Virginia

2/5  rDev -45.4%

06-28-2014 22:14:09 | More by Geraurd
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Mickeyp2814

Alaska

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-28-2014 21:05:29 | More by Mickeyp2814
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ryan_celia

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18%

06-28-2014 20:33:07 | More by ryan_celia
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MDTurk


3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-28-2014 20:01:15 | More by MDTurk
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moot2142

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

06-28-2014 02:12:21 | More by moot2142
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BrewsBr0ther

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

06-28-2014 00:24:15 | More by BrewsBr0ther
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WhoDatMatt

Louisiana

3/5  rDev -18%

06-27-2014 23:29:28 | More by WhoDatMatt
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Jason13

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-27-2014 23:27:35 | More by Jason13
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Furley80

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

06-27-2014 16:51:05 | More by Furley80
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Patches826

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-27-2014 02:52:39 | More by Patches826
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smythie86

Pennsylvania

3.3/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A bright golden beer, the color is very light. It really has hardly any smell. There is more of a kick than I was expecting, but it leaves a pleasant aftertaste. This is a summer beer, so it is made to be refreshing, and it was quite refreshing.

This is a good beer, I would get it for a hot day as it is better than other similar summer beers I have had.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2014 01:46:30 | More by smythie86
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Mongrel

Maryland

3.94/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a pale gold with pure white foamy head. Smells a little grassy, earthy and musty.

As far as pale lagers go, this beer's got it all -- it's crisp, dry, chalky, lemony, with hints of grass. There's even some tangelo mid palate. Perfect balance of sweetness and noble hops, both of which are lightly done. Delicious and refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2014 00:15:04 | More by Mongrel
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ChrisFurlowLSU


3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

06-26-2014 21:26:42 | More by ChrisFurlowLSU
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HamdenHector

Connecticut

3.29/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: crystal clear; bright yellow; 1/2 finger creamy white head that receded quickly to a spotty film; very little lacing;

S: bready malt; light hops; a touch of lemon;

T: lemony; a tough of hops in the finish; balanced;

M: light bodied; low carbonation; refreshing; easy drinking;

O: a nice summer beer; it'll go down fast; not complex, but it's not intended to be; a nice hot weather beer;

Serving type: on-tap

06-26-2014 18:49:42 | More by HamdenHector
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Hoppytree

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18%

06-26-2014 09:15:57 | More by Hoppytree
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PaulyB83

Michigan

3.94/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a Pilsner hourglass. Bottled 03/27/14

A- Pours a pale straw yellow, darker than Bud but lighter than Urquell. High degree of clarity with a big white head that quickly dissipated.

S- Nice typical Czech pilsner noble hop aroma, grassy with some slight Challah bread/communion wafer aroma. Not getting any skunkiness.

T- More noble hops since it's a Czech pilsner I'd say it's Saaz. Get some fresh baked Challah bread on the finish. A great American attempt at Pilsner Urquell.

M- Light and crisp and clean.

O- Surprised how pleasant this beer is, most American attempts at a Czech pilsner that I've had has always had an off flavor but this is clean and very similar to Pilsner Urquell. Forget your American wheats, and fruit flavor extract beers, this is what I'd like to have in the ridge at all times during the summer. Wish I could find it in cans.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2014 08:58:34 | More by PaulyB83
Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 3,291 ratings.