Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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

12oz bottle served in a pint glass.

pours a reddish / medium amber tone while yielding a 1 and 1/2" off-white head. decent retention and lacing. relatively fragrant nose offers big citric and pine notes, a touch floral, and just the hint of sweet malt.

flavor follows the aroma with a big citric/piney presence in front, followed by caramel malt. finishes with a solid hoppy kick. balance is the direction of this beer as opposed to the west coast styled hops overload. tasty. medium bodied mouthfeel with average carbonation.

overall, a damn good beer but not one i go gaga over like so many others. which is fine, taste being subjective and all that. but to be clear, celebration is always welcome in my glass.

(originally reviewed: 01-06-2012)

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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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