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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

3,381 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,381
Reviews: 1,457
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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Vashtar

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 2 | smell: 5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice lacing, Average head retention, pale rotting fingernail color.

The smell is inviting, especially as it loses its cool.
Not only is the smell nice, but this beer literally has a nosefeel. It's almost frothy.

The taste gets better as the beer looses its chill.

The mouthfeel runs from the base toward the end of the tongue, like a slide. It froths at thr back of the throat. The froth is more enjoyable in the nose.

To be continued

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2012 01:36:42 | More by Vashtar
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DonDonLongJohn

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

11-04-2012 20:14:11 | More by DonDonLongJohn
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jpowers315

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

11-02-2012 02:23:04 | More by jpowers315
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jjauga

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

10-26-2012 00:08:38 | More by jjauga
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mattdbh

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

10-24-2012 22:28:47 | More by mattdbh
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CarolinaKev

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

10-21-2012 08:55:30 | More by CarolinaKev
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biscuitroller

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

10-19-2012 16:07:38 | More by biscuitroller
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Magic

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

10-19-2012 02:13:07 | More by Magic
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Kyrojack

Indiana

3/5  rDev -18%

10-18-2012 14:52:46 | More by Kyrojack
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CoryJHarber

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

10-16-2012 12:46:25 | More by CoryJHarber
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Greenster

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +9.3%

10-16-2012 05:56:26 | More by Greenster
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

10-15-2012 23:24:31 | More by Molson2000
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baklo

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

10-15-2012 14:36:03 | More by baklo
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liveMike

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

10-15-2012 05:15:59 | More by liveMike
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skantman


3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

10-13-2012 04:42:04 | More by skantman
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anewlanguage

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +23%

10-12-2012 23:34:20 | More by anewlanguage
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frogfan

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

10-11-2012 21:12:35 | More by frogfan
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

3.78/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a small dismal head that has reduced to nothing. It is a golden straw yellow with great clarity and signs of carbonation coming through the glass.

Smell: Bready and sweet malts with some pepper and grassy notes mixed in there.

Taste: spicy, bready, sweet, bitter, grainy and spicy.

Mouthfeel: smooth, medium bodied, medium carbonation, lingering bitterness, crisp, and easy to drink.

Overall: not a bad pilsner, but the bitterness lingered around way too long. Still enjoyable and definitely a warm sunny day beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2012 06:35:49 | More by Flounder57
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LordFoul

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

10-07-2012 20:14:39 | More by LordFoul
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ChopsMeister

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

10-07-2012 17:18:16 | More by ChopsMeister
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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
Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 3,381 ratings.