Sierra Nevada Brown Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
84
good
241 Ratings
Sierra Nevada Brown AleSierra Nevada Brown Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-19-2002

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
241
Reviews:
210
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
11.73%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.31/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Brown pour, lighter brown head, 1/2". Aroma had some brown malt, but not much else going for it.

Above average hops, but not blowing out the style guidelines either. Tea, toffee, caramel, nuts. Smooth.

Good beer, but you know how this brown ale style goes. . .

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Photo of mlockman
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very light, and a distinct hop flavor, albeit mild, balances the malt and provides a crisp finish.

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Photo of Hellpop65
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of afsdan
4.5/5  rDev +20%

Photo of graco1990
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -26.7%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -26.7%

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5/5  rDev +33.3%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Slatetank
4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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2.75/5  rDev -26.7%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +20%

Photo of drabmuh
3.73/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beer is brown and clear with a tan head of small and medium bubbles, low carbonation, no lacing, low carbonation.

Aroma is mildly malty and mildly roasty.

Beer is medium to light in body, simple but nice. Not very hoppy in flavor or bitterness, a mild roastiness in there, a mild nuttiness. It was decent, I'd probably have it again at a party but I think this has been discontinued.

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Photo of Nate
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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Sierra Nevada Brown Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
3.75 out of 5 based on 241 ratings.
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