Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Sierra Nevada Celebration AleSierra Nevada Celebration Ale
BA SCORE
88.8%
Liked This Beer
4.15 w/ 10,234 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
Ranking:
#1,397
Reviews:
3,468
Ratings:
10,234
Liked:
9,092
Avg:
4.15/5
pDev:
11.57%
Alströms:
4.35
 
 
Wants:
384
Gots:
1,962
Trade:
2
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Great looking bright copper body.  Mixed bubble, white head with low retention and lace.

S - Herbal hops with thyme, rosemary, and sage.  Light resin.

T - Aggressively bitter.  Pine-like hops are sharp and bright up front, and deep and resinous through the finish. Light malt center.

M - Medium/full body with a bitterness that coats your palate.  Nice carbonation.

O - Pine-loaded hop bomb.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz brown bottle – with bottled on dated of November 1, 2011

Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale poured a cloudy dark amber color producing a nice off-white bubbly head that was long lasting and formed beautiful lacing. The nose was dominated by fresh citrus hops. The taste was of grapefruit and pine hops upfront with a nice caramel malt in the background to balance out the [65 IBU’s] hops. The body is light-medium with fine carbonation adding to the drinkability. Mouth feel is smooth and a little creamy, though somewhat sticky at times and has a light bitter finish.

Not being a hop head I appreciate Celebrations Ales’ soft grapefruit hops and the pleasant caramel malt that make this American IPA so drinkable.

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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 88.8% out of 100 with 10,234 ratings
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