Sierra Nevada Pale Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

11,304 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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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: poured from the bottle into a pint glass at the Cheesecake Factory - medium amber beer with a finger+ of tan head

S: herbal and earthy hop and malt aromas

T: fresh chewy malts, hints of caramel and butterscotch sweetness deep beneath the bitter hops - some pine and resin, perhaps a suggestion of citrus

M medium to light body, crisp carbonation, slightly tingly

O: a really good beer, right on par with most of SN's offerings

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

A- Amber like appearance with a mild amount of cloudiness to the look, lots of carbonation bubbles. Farly aggressive pour resulting in between 2-3 finger head which was fairly long lasting.

S- Hops, floral, grass, with a mild citrus cent. Good amount of aroma. Love the smells going on in here.

T- Citrus, grass, undertone of hops followed by a fairly bitter aftertaste.

M- Medium body with a decent amount of carbonation.

O- This was a pretty good beer. For me the bitterness in the aftertaste was a little strong but it was not overpowering. I would recommend this, its fairly drinkable and would be a good every day beer.

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
4.05 out of 5 based on 11,304 ratings.
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