Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
93
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10,218 Ratings
Sierra Nevada Celebration AleSierra Nevada Celebration Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States
sierranevada.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Fresh Hop Ale; no spices.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-02-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
10,218
Reviews:
3,467
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
11.57%
 
 
Wants:
376
Gots:
1,945
For Trade:
2
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3/5  rDev -27.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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3.22/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance
Golden Brown, med.-thick head, good lacing of course
Smell
Strong hop presence, spices, malt citrus.
Taste
A big kick of pine, bitterness and hops kicks in as soon as this beer reaches your palate. Huge in flavors and doesn’t hold back. I honestly wasn’t expecting it, lingers on for a while.
Overall
This is a very bitter, pine filled beer, that in all honesty was a little over aggressive for me. I can appreciate it though and as I drank through the case of it I bought I became acclimated to it more but still, not for me

-BeerandWhiskeyHQ.com

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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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4.92/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Poured into pint glass from 6 pack purchased at Distellers Outlet in Poway CA. Every year I look forward to this brew and it never dissapoints. A beefed up Pale Ale from the folks who make quite possibly the best PA around. The smell on this beer is amazing, hops, fruits, pinecone/pine needle(did I mention piney) type smell. The head on this beer is like a fluffy marshmellow cloud, one of the best heads on a IPA I have ever come across, really superb. Lots of hops, this brew has its bitter side but it is matched in equal with malts and whatever else they are using...fruit, spices, crisp on the palate with a warming alcohol lingering towards the end. If this is on the shelfs it means the weather is colder outside, and this is the perfect beer to warm you up on a chilly night.

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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
4.15 out of 5 based on 10,218 ratings.
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