Sierra Nevada Pale Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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11,301 Ratings
Sierra Nevada Pale AleSierra Nevada Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Generous quantities of premium Cascade hops give the Pale Ale its fragrant bouquet and spicy flavor.

37 IBU

Added by kbub6f on 07-05-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
11,301
Reviews:
3,028
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
11.6%
 
 
Wants:
313
Gots:
3,146
For Trade:
2
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Clear and copper pour with a fluffy white head. Hops are certainly apparent, but pretty tame. Scent mostly dominated by citrus, specifically orange peel. You also get some sweet caramel malt aromas. It's pretty refreshing. A nice session beer for sure. The citrus hops are most noticeable just as in the scent. Caramel, bready malts come in toward the back. Finish is crisp and clean.

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

A nice golden color with good head retention and lots of lacing down the glass. Scent is earthy and citrusy. Taste is a nice balance of malt and hops, with a lean toward light grapefruit. Bitterness is noticeable but not overpowering. Very nice to drink and refreshing. Amazing that a beer this good can be found at the local Wal-Mart.

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
4.05 out of 5 based on 11,301 ratings.
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