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Sierra Nevada Draught Style Pale Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Draught Style Pale AleSierra Nevada Draught Style Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

77 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 17.71%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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

Our popular draught version of the classic Pale Ale. Lighter in flavor and a little less robust than our Pale Ale. The Draught Style Pale Ale is a very drinkable and flavorful ale. ABV 5.0%

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-20-2003)
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Ratings: 77 | Reviews: 20 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Fatehunter:
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.45/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a half finger of head on a clear dark straw colored body.
The aroma is a faint grapefruit smell.
The taste is moderate lemon zest and grapefruit bitterness. Good balance.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
It's an enjoyable beer..

Serving type: on-tap

04-15-2014 06:00:13 | More by Fatehunter
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green_plastic

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-23-2014 21:18:01 | More by green_plastic
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jbriggs7

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-14-2014 18:46:41 | More by jbriggs7
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Rochester Taproom in Rochester, NY.

Pours a clear golden light copper color, with a one inch head, and a little bit of lacing.

Smells like a bit more muted version of regular SNPA- pine, grapefruit, and some spicy pepper flavors as well.

The taste is similar. Tastes pretty similar to the regular version, but just a bit more muted. A good amount of peppery, grassy hop flavor.

The mouthfeel is smoother and creamier than regular SNPA, almost cask-like, which is nice. Very drinkable.

A nice variation, but I prefer regular SNPA.

Serving type: on-tap

04-26-2014 01:01:22 | More by GreesyFizeek
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shoretaxi

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.2%

03-31-2014 22:34:55 | More by shoretaxi
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Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

03-19-2014 00:19:14 | More by Big_Jeckt
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FireEmt37

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

03-02-2014 21:20:21 | More by FireEmt37
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-02-2014 01:36:18 | More by charleshoffman455
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Dmbphoenix

New York

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-18-2014 23:58:40 | More by Dmbphoenix
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jeffjeff1

California

3.39/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had this today at Sierra Nevada Brewery.

Appearance- golden color, thin head, nice lacing

Smell- light aroma of hops

Taste- light flavor of hops

Mouthfeel- light to medium bodied

Drinkability- I thought this was pretty good but I think it is a lot lighter than the regular pale ale. I still liked it though and would drink it again.

Serving type: on-tap

01-21-2014 05:21:09 | More by jeffjeff1
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New York

3/5  rDev -21.9%

12-22-2013 02:13:05 | More by JoeMans
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Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

11-20-2013 20:29:06 | More by Johnroby
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BMMillsy

Florida

3.74/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

They say this is lighter, but I always remember it pouring a bit darker than the bottled version. Aroma of earthy grassy pine with a nice bready malt backbone. Flavor follows the aroma perfectly, with light biscuityness and some medium bitter pine. Pretty good stuff that goes down easy and nice to have around in place of the other crap at the bar.

Serving type: on-tap

11-06-2013 00:35:10 | More by BMMillsy
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Morgoth

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

09-07-2013 17:25:41 | More by Morgoth
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California

3/5  rDev -21.9%

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California

5/5  rDev +30.2%

07-16-2013 03:12:24 | More by Rocketman8911
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Rosanne

California

3/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Similar to the Pale Ale but I liked it a little less. It reminds me a little like a smooth Carlton Draft.

Shared a taster on-tap as part of four flights at the brewery; Sierra Nevada Brewing Co, Chico, USA. As part of a six-week West Coast beer tour. See my blog for more details: carbeers.wordpress.com

Serving type: on-tap

06-07-2013 22:34:36 | More by Rosanne
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California

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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Sierra Nevada Draught Style Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.