Sierra Nevada Pale Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

11,276 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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3.61/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I'm honestly not a fan of pale ales.

I drank this beer straight from the bottle. To me this beer is average tasting. It has a bold piney taste to it with a hint of citrus, mostly grapefruit (Which i'm not a fan of).

To me it is a lighter version of Torpedo Extra IPA which i wasn't a huge fan of either.

Regardless of it all i gave it an above average rating because it was quite enjoyable and goes well with many foods.

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

Served out of a bottle into a pint glass

This beer is a very slightly hazed orange color with a a large off white head. The beer itself is quite hop forward for a pale ale. It has a very light malt character of breaddy notes and sugar. The hops are the main attraction. Fresh citrus fruits, pineapple, mango, oranges. There is also a nice bit of pine, a very sharp and crisp hop character. The amount of hop flavor considering the bitterness is impressive. A medium bodied beer. A world class pale ale. Considering the price and availability of this beer, noting really comes close.

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
4.05 out of 5 based on 11,276 ratings.
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