1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Sierra Nevada Summerfest LagerSierra Nevada Summerfest Lager

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
83
good

3,645 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,645
Reviews: 1,480
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 65
Gots: 259 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager Alström Bros
Ratings: 3,645 | Reviews: 1,480 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of leinie13
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of BKotch
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of tweezer159
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of PufferFish727
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of ironchefkook
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of rhino54
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of freshmice
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Bouder32
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Matt73
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of JamLand
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Acforster2
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Thur123
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.

Glug glug glug

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.

Photo of erialbill
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of HinghamRick
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of AUGRAD06
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of pat_usher
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of dgeebs07
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Forb
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
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.

Photo of JustinSparks
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of mikeburd1128
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of jbhollis1180
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Erock
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of jgido759
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of liquorpig
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of ckr1451
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 3,645 ratings.