Sierra Nevada Pale Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Pale AleSierra Nevada Pale Ale
BA SCORE
4.03/5
Exceptional
11,439 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
Ranking:
#3,082
Reviews:
3,047
Ratings:
11,439
pDev:
11.66%
Bros Score:
4.09
 
 
Wants:
317
Gots:
3,241
Trade:
2
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Light golden in color, transparent with a steady, even, uniform amount of small rising carbonation, creating a short head.

Cream soda and piney hops with a bit of christmas spices like cinnamon, but that dissipates rather fast and turns in the malty AAL direction, but still maintaining some cream soda.

T: Sun tea with a bitter kick at the end. Far more watery and bland than expected. Hops have a dirt quality to them, that's not at all grassy. But there is a sweet grassiness in the aftertaste.

M: Light with a mild carbonation sting.

O: I really wish the beer tasted the same way that it smells.

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

I really like this beer. It is reasonably priced and has a really great taste. It poured dark yellow with a thick white head. The smell of this beer was great. It has a nice smooth taste and the taste hangs on for a while. I think this is one of those beers that has a great taste from a big brewer.

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.03 out of 5 with 11,439 ratings
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