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Sierra Nevada Anniversary Ale (2007-2009) - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Sierra Nevada Anniversary Ale (2007-2009)Sierra Nevada Anniversary Ale (2007-2009)

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Ratings: 1011
Reviews: 926
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.33%


Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Brewed to celebrate 27 years of the pioneering of the craft beer movement, this beer is an American Style IPA with a distinct Sierra Nevada twist; a generous amount of Cascade hops to produce a big fragrant pine and citrus hop aroma, which is balanced by the sweetness of two row pale and caramel malt, and finished with additional Cascade dry-hopping for good measure. Anniversary Ale is a medium-bodied, well-hopped ale that finishes with a slight malt sweetness. Released August 2007, 2008, and 2009; same beer.

(Beer added by: Todd on 06-29-2007)
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GimpyCane

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3.23/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

appearance: poured clear amber with a tight rocky off-white head that left an excellent and sticky lace from to bottom.

smell: citrus and pine upfront with a hint of biscuit and sweet malt to finish.

taste and mouthfeel: clean, light to medium body with a fizzy carbonation feel. Grapefruit rind bitterness upfront that mask the rest of sip. The only sweet flavor was left on my lips.

Overall, I was not impressed with this brew. I felt as if I was drinking their pale ale. Congraduation SN for a sussessful 27 years.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2007 20:46:54 | More by GimpyCane
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Sierra Nevada Anniversary Ale (2007-2009) from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,011 ratings.