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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

3,349 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,349
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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tviz33

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-17-2014 23:15:00 | More by tviz33
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Vestlake

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

07-17-2014 23:11:40 | More by Vestlake
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-17-2014 21:04:13 | More by atlbravsrno1
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Mirado

Alabama

4/5  rDev +9.3%

07-17-2014 21:03:56 | More by Mirado
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mattdegroat

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-17-2014 17:05:07 | More by mattdegroat
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Ezert

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -38.5%

07-17-2014 17:04:54 | More by Ezert
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costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-17-2014 12:27:06 | More by costanzo_mike
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MattSharpless

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

07-17-2014 12:12:33 | More by MattSharpless
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markgalassi

California

4.75/5  rDev +29.8%

07-17-2014 02:03:47 | More by markgalassi
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CUbeerfan

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-16-2014 21:41:04 | More by CUbeerfan
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brureview

Massachusetts

3.6/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a light lemon color with a two finger head in a Pilsner glass.

Nice floral aroma, light fruit.

The carbonation is moderate as expected in the style.

Taste: light fruit and not as malty as in other beers in the style.

Finish: spicy light bitterness -perhaps too much for a lighter beer.

Overall: a very good summer afternoon beer. A bit hoppy for the style.
Clean taste, and refreshing. I would've liked a bit more malt backbone in the beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2014 20:44:38 | More by brureview
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emeyer

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-16-2014 12:31:32 | More by emeyer
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ty316

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

07-16-2014 01:36:42 | More by ty316
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aoampm

Hawaii

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-15-2014 20:06:33 | More by aoampm
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nikigava

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-14-2014 22:01:06 | More by nikigava
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bcp5296d

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-14-2014 17:40:19 | More by bcp5296d
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Gmartin75

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-14-2014 15:57:40 | More by Gmartin75
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SidDuffman

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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bret717

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-14-2014 03:11:30 | More by bret717
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HuskerTornado

Arkansas

3.59/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle poured into sensory glass. Pours a clear, bright golden color with a medium sized head that has fair retention for the style and some lacing.

Smell is of hops, some lemon grass, some hay.

Taste of sharp hops up front with some dry biscuits, and a bit of tart lemon. Mouthfeel is lively, highly carbonated with a dry, hoppy, peppery finish.

Overall, a very good summertime beer, crisp and refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2014 02:41:05 | More by HuskerTornado
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hail_seitan

Massachusetts

3.46/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12 oz. can into a Sam Adams lager glass

A - What a crystal clear body! A pale wheat color with a bubbling white head.

S - Cracked white pepper, straw, and honey.

T - The initial taste is dominated by an earthy spiciness from the noble hops. The malt lends a saltine cracker or plain Cheerio character. The finish has a touch of lemon with more spice.

M - Thin body with a seltzer-like effervescent carbonation.

O - A decent choice for a lawnmower brew, especially since it now comes in cans. However, not one of my favorite Sierra Nevada beers or pilseners. I'll take the Kellerweis over this for a yard work libation any day of the week!

Serving type: can

07-14-2014 00:46:06 | More by hail_seitan
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jlb85

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-14-2014 00:18:31 | More by jlb85
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chip26

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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KleeKlee


4/5  rDev +9.3%

07-13-2014 20:19:03 | More by KleeKlee
Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 3,349 ratings.