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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

3,614 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,614
Reviews: 1,476
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 65
Gots: 255 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

BklynTerp, Jan 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2007 version

An effervescent deep gold with 4 fingers of white rocky head. Below average head retention & lacing

S: Herbalhops & a little bit of floral hops

T: Floral hops,lemons & straw up front. Finshses lemon hoppy Wth a little grainyness & fruittyness

MF: Geat balance & medium bodied, a little light on the carbonation

Drinks very easy, but not as tasty as last years

russpowell, May 26, 2007
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BeerRunner, May 26, 2014
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juliendesrochers, Jun 22, 2013
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ChrisL24481, May 24, 2013
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drinkin-beeers, Jun 19, 2014
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ktuc, Apr 16, 2012
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ImperatorScab, Jul 22, 2013
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WVBeerFan, May 06, 2014
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BourbonDemocrat, May 28, 2012
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Jason13, Jun 28, 2014
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leinie13, Dec 04, 2011
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BKotch, Apr 12, 2014
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tweezer159, Sep 03, 2013
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PufferFish727, May 27, 2013
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ironchefkook, Jul 09, 2014
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rhino54, Jul 07, 2013
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freshmice, Jul 03, 2014
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Bouder32, Oct 04, 2013
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Matt73, Jun 17, 2013
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Acforster2, Aug 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This brew is hay yellow that is a bit hazier and bright than the BMC piss yellow. The head ends up as about one finger and is thick white. The smell is hay and grass, with a slight malt smell under, but that smells faint.

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The first hit is a slight grassy bitterness that ends with a light cereal grains flavor. The flavor is that of a pretty good lager. It feel like some Saaz hops, or something similar are used, giving a pretty solid traditional flavor IMO. The mouth feel is frothy and solid, no problems here. Overall and especially for the price I got this, SN summerfest is a solid lager, if that's what cha looking for.

Thur123, Nov 05, 2009
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

erialbill, May 23, 2013
Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 3,614 ratings.