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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

3,529 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,529
Reviews: 1,470
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 63
Gots: 225 | 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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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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The Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager poured a clear straw with a thick white head that quickly dissipated to a thin bubbly lace on the surface. I detected only faint grassy notes with a little malt sweetness.

This is a very crisp, refreshing beer with moderate carbonation. The taste is a smooth malty sweetness with mild hop presence lingering in the aftertaste. It has a light body and is very easy to drink, with a moderate mouthfeel that is a bit surprising.

Like a lot of the other reviews, I don't find this to be a good Czech Pils, but it is a very refreshing summer beer that I could easily drink for an afternoon. A good overall beer.

squirrelpirate, Aug 07, 2009
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Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 3,529 ratings.