Sierra Nevada Pale Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
91
outstanding
11,216 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
Ratings:
11,216
Reviews:
3,010
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
11.6%
 
 
Wants:
310
Gots:
3,070
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 11,216 |  Reviews: 3,010
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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.15/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle into a wine glass.

a - light copper/amber in color with a thin cap of tan head that hangs around for a while. after calming i get a thin film and some spotty lacing.

s - toasted bread, grass, faint pine.

t - bready with notes of grass, faint citrus, and faint pine. a floral bitterness comes in at the end and lingers for a bit. hop forward but still fairly balanced.

m - medium in body with the right amount of carbonation, medium co2 profile. very smooth.

o - honestly, this is the standard for me as far as american pale ales go. maybe not a perfect or ideal beer, but i have yet to find another pale ale that is consistently as good as this.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of jbaker67
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.13/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
4.05 out of 5 based on 11,216 ratings.
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