Sierra Nevada Pale Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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91
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11,247 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:
11,247
Reviews:
3,017
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
11.6%
 
 
Wants:
311
Gots:
3,103
For Trade:
2
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Simply a classic. This brew is one most of your non-BA friends will even know about and have probably tried. To many, it's the quientisential "micro"brew.

The appearance is copper heaven. There's a light/small white head that doesn't seem to last all that long. The smell is slightly metallic but more "beery" and floral. I can taste the hops before they hit my palate.

The taste is smooth, vibrant, and refreshing. There's just enough hop bite to make you go "Ahhh!". Drinkability is a bit of an issue as my mouth becomes increasingly dry and by tastebuds ever spent after each bottle.

This is a must try, no matter what your tastes are! (This is as much because of the taste as it is because of the noteriety).

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
4.05 out of 5 based on 11,247 ratings.
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