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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Pale AleSierra Nevada Pale Ale
BA SCORE
4.03/5
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11,371 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:
#2,999
Reviews:
3,038
Ratings:
11,371
pDev:
11.66%
Bros Score:
4.09
 
 
Wants:
316
Gots:
3,203
Trade:
2
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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4.17/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A- Pours a golden-orange color with a slight haze and small fizzy head

S- Bright citrus hops with a bit of fresh grass, undertoned by a sweet maltiness.

T- Citrus hops up front, followed by a mellow sweet malt backbone. notes of orange, lemon, and honey. Finsihes with a perfect balance of light hops bitterness.

M- Medium body with a silky mouthfeel. Crisp carbonation.

O- This is an American standard in the craft beer world. Always there at the bar to save you from the tasteless macro's. This is one of the beers that introduced me to the craft world and it remains one of my favorites.

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5/5  rDev +24.1%

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3.65/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On draft

Pale yellow with off white head

Tastes of pine, hop, malt

Gentle carbonation, but not too strong

Smelled great, and the hop smell is just excellent. Overall, this is a solid beer. I would not commit to a sixer, but I'd have again.

Note: Felt a little flat, but didn't effect taste.

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5/5  rDev +24.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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4.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed this 12 oz bottle out of a standard pint glass Ruth’s Chris in Annapolis, MD.

A: Pours a clear golden-copper hue with a thin 2-finger white head that quickly dissolves into a thin wispy lace. .

S: Fresh hoppy aroma with a grassy orange and fruity background.

T: Crisp and hoppy up front followed by a dry clean finish.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: This is a classic beer – I’ve had it a bunch of times but never got around to reviewing it. It is one of those beers you could drink all day because it tasty and well balanced.

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.03 out of 5 with 11,371 ratings
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