Sierra Nevada Pale Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Sierra Nevada Pale AleSierra Nevada Pale Ale
BA SCORE
83.9%
Liked This Beer
4.03 w/ 11,323 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:
#2,904
Reviews:
3,029
Ratings:
11,323
Liked:
9,496
Avg:
4.03/5
pDev:
11.66%
Alströms:
4.09
 
 
Wants:
318
Gots:
3,176
Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 11,323 |  Reviews: 3,029
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of M_C_Hampton
4.18/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: poured from a 24 oz bottle into a pint glass, honey amber colored with a large frothy white head that slowly dissipates leaving good lacing, clear with light carbonation bubbles

S: notable hop presence up front, light malt sweetness, light grapefruit peel smell of an IPA

T: flavor is a great balance of crystal malts and hops, not overly strong flavored with a very clean finish, some flavor of pineapple that comes out as the finish sweetens before the final hop dryness kicks in

M: medium bodied with a good mouth coating, good carbonation, nice aftertaste

O: a solid American style pale ale that is widely available, drink on the colder side and this is a wonderfully refreshing beer

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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5/5  rDev +24.1%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3/5  rDev -25.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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4.23/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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Photo of Giancarlo
3.61/5  rDev -10.4%
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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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 83.9% out of 100 with 11,323 ratings
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