Sierra Nevada Stout | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada StoutSierra Nevada Stout

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

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Sierra Nevada Stout s a full-bodied American version of the traditional black ale. It is perfectly balanced with big roasted malt flavors and earthy, whole-cone hops.

In 1980, when we were building our fledging brewery, we needed a beer with bold flavors to test the new, hand-built brewhouse. That first brew was a stout rich with roasted malts and earthy, whole-cone American hops. We liked that original stout so much that we've kept it as we've grown. Decades later it still reminds us of that early pioneering spirit.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-14-2000

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Sierra's stout is perhaps more hoppy than any other stout. It feels subtly fruity and so it is much more enjoyable than a normal dry stout would be. Roast is full on but the body is much more interesting and richer than anything else. They admit it on the label, having used whole cone American hops, this is stout, West Coast style! This is the only stout I like!

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The epitome of an American Stout.

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Where has this been all of my life!!!

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Sierra Nevada Stout from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
4.07 out of 5 based on 3,384 ratings.
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