Sierra Nevada Summerfest | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

4,219 Ratings
Sierra Nevada SummerfestSierra Nevada Summerfest

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

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
There's something about a warm summer day that calls out for a cold glass of great beer, and this classic Czech-style lager is sure to fit the bill. Crisp, golden and refreshing, Summerfest is the perfect choice for soaking up the sunshine. Summerfest is a Czech-style lager featuring a slight malt sweetness, a spicy hop flavor, and the crisp finish you want on a hot summer day.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-17-2001

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of jtierney89
3.3/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Crystal clear pale straw color, bright white rocky head that dissipates rather quickly. Sweet grains and earthy/grassy hops on the nose. Some tin and medicinal smells beneath it all. dry biscuits.

Sugared biscuit sweetness has a soft presence on the tip of the tongue. Brisk carbonation, medium body carries sweetness over the tongue until an earth hop presence comes in and acts as a balance. Earthy and grassy, slightly buttery finish. Leaves a certain dirt like spiciness in the mouth along with a faint sweetness. Very drinkable with agreeable flavors. Pretty complex but not overly so, faint flavors of tobacco, tin, and lemon grass.

Not bad at all.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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1.75/5  rDev -52.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

Photo of SuperSpy
3.83/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A straw gold color and eggshell head. It looks refreshing and tasty.

Pislner malt, straw, grass. It's a refreshing and subtle aroma. it gives every indication that this beer will be crisp and refreshing while light in body and flavor.

Sweet pale malt and earthy hops. Neither is overpowering and flavors balance out very well. The beer is light bodied and refreshing and finishes semi-dry. It's a great beer for a warm summer's day.

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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5/5  rDev +35.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Sierra Nevada Summerfest from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
3.68 out of 5 based on 4,219 ratings.
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