Sierra Nevada Pale Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

11,222 Ratings
Sierra Nevada Pale AleSierra Nevada Pale Ale

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

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

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Ratings: 11,222 |  Reviews: 3,013
Photo of midnightcowboy818
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of BrewtalHonesty
5/5  rDev +23.5%

Spicy after-flavor. Amazing beer!

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Photo of Sound_Explorer
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of maxcoinage
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of MichaelProcton
3/5  rDev -25.9%

Photo of WillWillows
4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

Wow. I went on a Pale Ale pilgrimage and think I found it. This had a very nice taste to open matching the initial smell. I bottle drank this and it was crisp with good hop taste mellowed by some slight piny taste. This won the pale ale competition hands down. Sad that I only drank two. Recommend this to anyone.

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Photo of bpk59
4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Mr_White
5/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of watt1cw
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.01/5  rDev -1%

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3.96/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of KShophead
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.8/5  rDev +18.5%

Photo of Grodd87
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of sierratwohearted
4.7/5  rDev +16%

appearance - pale golden-yellow, not too hazy. nice finger or two of head.
aroma - floral, slightly piney.
taste - balanced. taste very similar to the smell- floral hops up front, a little piney. solid malt backbone to make this such a well-balanced pale ale.
mouth feel - medium body, smooth.
overall impression - this is my staple pale ale, i've been drinking it for years, but just kinda started reviewing beer. its a classic and i compare many pale ales against this one - which i think says a lot.

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Photo of indianabeerman
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of Fusebuddy
4.12/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of Jensinho78
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of cryptichead
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of jtsomr
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Mikeluzzjr
3/5  rDev -25.9%

Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
4.05 out of 5 based on 11,222 ratings.
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