Sierra Nevada Summerfest | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Sierra Nevada SummerfestSierra Nevada Summerfest
BA SCORE
3.67/5
4,244 Ratings
Sierra Nevada SummerfestSierra Nevada Summerfest
BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,928
Reviews:
1,610
Ratings:
4,244
pDev:
12.81%
Bros Score:
3.95
 
 
Wants:
141
Gots:
658
Trade:
0
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This is a very good American pilsner. The hop profile is not very German tasting, but this beer gets the spirit of the style correct regardless. This is because the mouthfeel is spot-on and the hops function in the same way as a traditional pilsner-- balancing the grassy malts with a spicy but never overpowering bitterness. Another good offering from one of the greatest and most reliable breweries in the States.

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12 oz bottle poured into a standard pint glass.

A - Pours a clear yellowish gold with a fluffy finger and a half head

S - Light pine, metallic tinge

T - Bread. Pick up hints of grass and herbal notes.

M- Creamy, slightly on the low side of carbonation.

O - A refreshing highly drinkable lager. Probably more suited for an outside summer activity quencher than a sitting on the couch evening beer review.

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Sierra Nevada Summerfest from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 4,244 ratings
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