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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:
#3,000
Reviews:
3,038
Ratings:
11,371
pDev:
11.66%
Bros Score:
4.09
 
 
Wants:
316
Gots:
3,203
Trade:
2
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.11/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a lovely golden Amber. Citrus hops and grains in the aroma. Bready and biscuity taste along with citrus fruit; an excellent balance. Good hops profile as well as yeast. Slightly dry finish with a slightly puckering feel. Medium bodied and smooth. So crisp, refreshing and drinkable. A truly outstanding classic. So flavorful. A staple in my fridge.

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.36/5  rDev -16.6%

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3.88/5  rDev -3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.08/5  rDev +1.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

A: Clear light copper body. Nice bubbly off-white head.
S: Orange marmalade.
T: Not a whole lot of malt but it's nice and crisp. Getting a general impression of citrus and some orange marmalade. Bitter and an incy bit lager-like. Fairly dry. Towards the end it gets a bit funky, an off flavour that always reminds me of cottage cheese. Something to to with the yeast I think.
M: Not overly fizzy.
O: Nothing to write home about.

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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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