Sierra Nevada Wheat Beer | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
80
good
450 Ratings
Sierra Nevada Wheat BeerSierra Nevada Wheat Beer
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Mitchster on 11-17-1998

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
450
Reviews:
409
Avg:
3.5
pDev:
14.86%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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3.37/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.68/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.56/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Comes in sturdy like it isn't just yellow, there is some auburn running up in this. Decent clarity for a wheat beer. Smooth up in ya like the Bullet Boys. 1/2" white head. Aroma dropped a seriously fruity yeast like a steam lager in here with ample wheat.

Mild earthy hop quotient, mild nuttiness with the wheat presence, like that bread with all the sunflower seeds and shit in it. One of the more underrated summertime beers back in the day.

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3.52/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.42/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.78/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

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2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

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3/5  rDev -14.3%

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5/5  rDev +42.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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4.71/5  rDev +34.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This was my absolute favorite beer from Sierra Nevada. I still have a couple stored away, never to be had again, but to create a memory to hold onto.

What has always been my favorite wheat beer, this was far superior to their current filtered wheat (Old Chico Crystal Wheat).

I'm longing for the day that Ken and Brian decide to bring this one out of retirement, even if just for the Chico community. One can dream, right?

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3/5  rDev -14.3%

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4/5  rDev +14.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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4/5  rDev +14.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +28.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

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Sierra Nevada Wheat Beer from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
3.5 out of 5 based on 450 ratings.
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