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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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3,665 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 3,665
Reviews: 1,485
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 70
Gots: 288 | 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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Photo of stella77artois
3.68/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Served on tap in a pint glass at a local bar I never go to. This place has a decent selection of beers, I just don't feel the need to spend $5 a pint.

A - Pours a dark yellow, with a smallish head. Head dissipated rather quickly.

S - Like an average pilsener. Some malt, some hops, a little booze. Not unpleasant, but nothing spectacular.

T - A quality pilsener. Refreshing, fresh taste. Just a touch of hops, some malt, and bit of pils sourness, which I like. Aftertaste is pretty much the same.

F - It's strongest feature. Nice and crisp, a good quencher. Though not much carbonation was seen, I could feel some fizzling action. Wasn't dry, went down well. Very crisp and refreshing beer.

O - A decent pilsener that I will certainly sample again on tap. Probably won't buy this in a 6'er, but will certainly enjoy in the future. Great summer beer that isn't gimmicky. A crisp and refreshing pilsener.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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Photo of Kearneytheking
4.24/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

What a great summer brew! Wow, good to find a summer brew with no overwhelming lemonade, fruit, or gimmicky flavor profile to make it "refreshing"

Appearance: Beautiful yellow gold lager

Nose: Hoppy, lemony scent to it

Taste: Nice crisp lightly bitter hops, good citrus zest, and a bit of spice.

MF: lightly carbonated, good body.

Overall - my favorite summer lager of the year thus far (Still June, however.)

Highly Recommend!

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a yellow color with a finger of head. Some lacing on the glass.

S: Fresh pilsner aroma.

T: Crisp taste - lighter side lager but again ample presence of pilsner. Really well balanced - almost perfect.

M: Full bodied yet light.

O: Great summer brew.

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Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 3,665 ratings.