Sierra Nevada Pale Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Pale AleSierra Nevada Pale Ale
11,507 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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Ratings: 11,507 |  Reviews: 3,061
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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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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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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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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3/5  rDev -25.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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1/5  rDev -75.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -62.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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4.42/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a brilliant amber with 1.5 fingers of creamy head that retains well. Impressive lacing patterns.

S - A bouquet of fresh cascade hops provide a sweet citrusy aroma. Light grainy pale malt underneath.

T - A bouquet of citrus-grapefruit, orange, and some lemon. Bitter upfront but then a creamy sweetness comes through with a light caramel malt, grainy but very smooth and is slightly toasted. Finishes dry with a clean bitterness.

M - Lively carbonation, creamy medium body, dry finish.

To date I have consumed more of this beer than any other craft beer by a long shot. It's a simple go to beer that has stood the test of time. This beer is what really got me into craft beer. Still one of my favorite beers.

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3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My first review might as well be the forever classic SNPA.

Always on-tap @ The Conway Muse.

A: Translucent Yellow/Orange. Small white head.

S: Good, Floral/Piney Hops.

T: Crisp, Clean, Bitter, Perfect.

O: Very Good. This Pale can be found at any grocery store/gas station.

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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5/5  rDev +24.1%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.03 out of 5 with 11,507 ratings