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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

3,572 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,572
Reviews: 1,473
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 64
Gots: 243 | 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%
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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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle...

Appearance: Translucent golden body with a cottony textured 2 finger head. Minimal retention and lacing.

Smell: Clean smell of hops amid a grainy hint.

Taste/Mouthfeel: This beer is crisp and refreshing with a light body that bites with a delicious hop bitterness. Slightly dry but extremely clean finish.

Overall: An easy, refreshing summer beer. Nothing above and beyond here but definitely a beer I'd drink time and time again.

Forb, Jul 24, 2011
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Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 3,572 ratings.