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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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3,672 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 3,672
Reviews: 1,485
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 74
Gots: 296 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-17-2001

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: light golden color.. Frothy 1.5 finger head.. Head sticks around but goes down to a thin film..

Aroma: sweetness upfront, bready notes, slight lemon zest.. Spicey notes, with just a faint hop presence..

Taste: bready at first, spicey zest with a bit of citrus.. Then comes a hop bitterness that quickly goes away as quickly as it comes.. Finishes kind of dry that makes you want more.. Quite refreshing though..

Mf is medium bodied with a light to medium carbonation level..

Very easy to drink beer.. Very well balanced.. Not too much going on, but has enough flavor.. Can easily be a session beer.. Could also be a great gateway brew in my opinion..


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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The milky-grassiness of the aroma yields a creamy blend of floral hops, barely malt, and citrus. The beer was a bright, clear, golden yellow with a white head of about a finger or so. Minimal lace. Tasty, your mouth fills with flavor. A very good brew but I just wonder why this is seasonal? I think it would hold-up well anytime of the year.

I was pleased to see that Sierra Nevada didn’t go crazy with the hops.

I’ll be looking forward to drinking more of this next summer.

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Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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