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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

3,343 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,343
Reviews: 1,455
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 58
Gots: 162 | 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%

10-13-2012 04:42:04 | More by skantman
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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +23%

10-12-2012 23:34:20 | More by anewlanguage
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frogfan

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

10-11-2012 21:12:35 | More by frogfan
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

3.78/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a small dismal head that has reduced to nothing. It is a golden straw yellow with great clarity and signs of carbonation coming through the glass.

Smell: Bready and sweet malts with some pepper and grassy notes mixed in there.

Taste: spicy, bready, sweet, bitter, grainy and spicy.

Mouthfeel: smooth, medium bodied, medium carbonation, lingering bitterness, crisp, and easy to drink.

Overall: not a bad pilsner, but the bitterness lingered around way too long. Still enjoyable and definitely a warm sunny day beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2012 06:35:49 | More by Flounder57
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LordFoul

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

10-07-2012 20:14:39 | More by LordFoul
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ChopsMeister

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

10-07-2012 17:18:16 | More by ChopsMeister
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heygeebee

Australia

3.03/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

From Leura Cellars.

Pours pale straw, very clear and light, very little lace.

Lovely aromas of pineapple and floral hops.

Taste is in lager territory firmly, but an astringent aftertaste suggests poor transport.

Mouthfeel not quite carbonated enough.

Ok beer but not a great one - drink fast

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2012 10:18:51 | More by heygeebee
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

10-01-2012 16:21:49 | More by RyanWantAle816
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Florida

4/5  rDev +9.3%

10-01-2012 01:55:46 | More by dsreeves
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Indiana

3/5  rDev -18%

09-30-2012 23:27:58 | More by StoutIrish
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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +23%

09-30-2012 22:34:01 | More by Eastside151
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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

09-28-2012 01:34:22 | More by ThirdEyePA
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Arkansas

2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

09-26-2012 18:00:48 | More by arash1000
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

09-26-2012 02:02:35 | More by JoostFricke
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Florida

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

09-26-2012 01:56:51 | More by MisterE
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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

09-25-2012 07:08:45 | More by robthepenguin
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Texas

3/5  rDev -18%

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Australia

2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.3%

09-21-2012 17:16:22 | More by LexShaw89
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North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

09-20-2012 16:54:11 | More by RWLawman
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Vigilante

Nevada

3.55/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Czech Pilsner glass.

A: Light yellow color with one finger of head that fades quickly leaving light lacing. A ton of carbonation.

S: Pale malt, pepper, and hops.

T: Pale malt, hops, grapefruit with a citrus aftertaste. Taste of grapefruit lingers afterwards.

M: Light body mouthfeel which transforms with the bite of the hops. Semi-dry finish.

O: Overall this is a very enjoyable and easy drinking beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2012 08:27:11 | More by Vigilante
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New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

09-19-2012 19:41:27 | More by mttdls
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Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

09-19-2012 01:52:51 | More by nrombes
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West Virginia

3.53/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Served in a weizen glass

A - Light hay amber with 1 finger white head with good lacing and good retention

S - Playdoh, wheat

T - Pretty earthy, herbal and fairly bitter. My palate does not enjoy this composition but I respect it.

M - Medium body, moderate carbonation.

O - Good summer beer, just not for me.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2012 21:32:08 | More by williamjbauer
Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 3,343 ratings.