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IPA - Beer Camp #93 - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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442 Ratings
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Ratings: 442
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 3
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This IPA sacrifices nothing for its drinkability, flexing big time flavor and complexity. The light color disguises the depth of the malt backbone, a pillar that balances the potent whole-cones of the piney-citrus Cascade and tropical fruit-like Citra hops.

(Beer added by: tdm168 on 08-02-2013)
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Siriusfisherman

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3.69/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a bright gold with tons of carbonation bubbles streaming up, an absolutely ludicrous fluffy white head on top, and some very nice lacing. Aroma reveals some spicy citrus, tropical fruit, and herbal hop notes, along with some subtle, sweet bready malt. The flavor is more of the same, with a gental bitterness upfront and a greater emphasis on some pine/citrus and spice/herbal notes. The malt balances subtly in the flavor, and gives some good toasty bread notes and a light mouthfeel.

Overall, a fine West-Coast Style IPA that is very easy to tame. Pretty much exactly what you would expect from Sierra Nevada, although I would take Torpedo and Celebration over this in a heartbeat. Along with the Imperial Red and the very interesting Belgian-Style Black IPA, the 2013 Beer Camp 12-pack was well worth the $16 I shelled out for it.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2013 01:43:06 | More by Siriusfisherman
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A - Hazy orange with a medium head that fades slowly leaving sticky lacing all the way down. Great looking beer.

S - Citrus, Tropical Fruit finishing with hints of caramel and pine.

T - Sweet tropical/floral hop hit fading to pear and leaving a piny earthy bitterness. Very well balanced.

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IPA - Beer Camp #93 from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 442 ratings.