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

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

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89
very good

1,014 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,014
Reviews: 926
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
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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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Copper ale with a thin wispy head. Served in a frozen mug (those bastards).

Smell is clean and sweet, malt and apples with the familiar piney cascade hops.

Taste is clean and less aggressively hopped than SNPA but much more malt backbone (or perhaps the big malt helps to push back that trademark bitterness).

Nice and easydrinking, with a thicker mouthfeel.

Fantastic beer from the benchmark brewer of American Pale Ales.

Serving type: on-tap

10-26-2008 20:30:19 | More by hooligan
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Sierra Nevada Anniversary Ale (2007-2009) from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,014 ratings.