Sierra Nevada Pale Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

11,275 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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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark golden color with small foamy head. Head retention and lacing is very minimal. Aroma is not very strong. Slightly hoppy but more of a yeasty, apple-like aroma. Malty, bready taste up front with a strong hop bitterness that follows. Soapy, bitter aftertaste that persists very well. Good session beer. I prefer a less soapy aftertaste but there is still a good hoppy bite.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This was one of the first couple of beers I tried after jumping on the Pale Ale/IPA bandwagon, and now I'm a big fan of Sierra Nevada. I like this one for its smooth drinkability combined with that tangy pale ale taste - not to mention the fact that at many restaurants that have not yet embraced the craft beer revolution, this remains the best available choice on the menu, so I still drink it fairly often.

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
4.05 out of 5 based on 11,275 ratings.
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