Sierra Nevada Pale Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

11,302 Ratings
Sierra Nevada Pale AleSierra Nevada Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States

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

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

just a really solid beer, i consider this and Sam Adams Boston Lager as the 2 beers that started it all. i may be wrong but they are the 2 beers i think of when i imagine craft beer's beginning.

a classic, not my favorite beer but something i enjoy whenever i get a sierra nevada variety pack or when i need a beer to please a group of people. good looking light amber, dark yellow/almost orange beer with a small white head.

not overly strong aroma, nothing too citric or hoppy. the taste is subdued, not overly strong or bitter. in terms of pale ales it is much less hoppy than Dale's Pale Ale. smooth drinker, extremely solid and a classic. great crowd pleaser or for people not into craft beer, a converter beer.

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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
4.05 out of 5 based on 11,302 ratings.
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