Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

10,218 Ratings
Sierra Nevada Celebration AleSierra Nevada Celebration Ale

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

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

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4.32/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Aroma: Crisp bold hops. Grapefruit citrus, pine, clean lighter malts. Mild smokey and roasty notes.

Appearance: Deep copper. Somewhat clear, but lots of particles in suspension, some large but mostly small. Pours a barely off-white head, moderate height. Leaves a coarse layer of foam after the main body of the head dissipates. Lots of lacing.

Taste: More malt than expected from the aroma. Sweet grapefruit, very crisp and refreshing. Mild cinnamon spice. Some darker malts. Aftertaste is pine and sweet malt.

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body. Nice and slick. Slightly drying from the hops. Barely-there carbonation.

Overall: Wonderful grapefruit flavor. Nice malt flavor to add some balance. Lots to savor, but also smooth and easy to drink.

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4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a copper color with a small white head that forms a nice lacing down the glass.
Nose is cascade hops, sweet malt, and light/fruity alcohol notes. Taste is sweet malt upfront followed by the fruity notes of cascade hops along with some citrus aftertaste. Body is on the medium side.

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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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