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Sierra Nevada Draught Style Pale Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Draught Style Pale AleSierra Nevada Draught Style Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.86/5
Very Good
99 Ratings
Sierra Nevada Draught Style Pale AleSierra Nevada Draught Style Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our popular draught version of the classic Pale Ale. Lighter in flavor and a little less robust than our Pale Ale. The Draught Style Pale Ale is a very drinkable and flavorful ale. ABV 5.0%

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-20-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#12,822
Reviews:
23
Ratings:
99
pDev:
16.06%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
9
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 99 |  Reviews: 23
Photo of Fatehunter
3.44/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a half finger of head on a clear dark straw colored body.
The aroma is a faint grapefruit smell.
The taste is moderate lemon zest and grapefruit bitterness. Good balance.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
It's an enjoyable beer..

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Photo of shoretaxi
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Big_Jeckt
3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

Photo of charleshoffman455
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Dmbphoenix
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of jeffjeff1
3.4/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had this today at Sierra Nevada Brewery.

Appearance- golden color, thin head, nice lacing

Smell- light aroma of hops

Taste- light flavor of hops

Mouthfeel- light to medium bodied

Drinkability- I thought this was pretty good but I think it is a lot lighter than the regular pale ale. I still liked it though and would drink it again.

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Photo of JoeMans
3/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of Johnroby
3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

Photo of BMMillsy
3.73/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

They say this is lighter, but I always remember it pouring a bit darker than the bottled version. Aroma of earthy grassy pine with a nice bready malt backbone. Flavor follows the aroma perfectly, with light biscuityness and some medium bitter pine. Pretty good stuff that goes down easy and nice to have around in place of the other crap at the bar.

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Photo of Morgoth
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of mikelward
3/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of Rocketman8911
5/5  rDev +29.5%

Photo of Rosanne
3/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Similar to the Pale Ale but I liked it a little less. It reminds me a little like a smooth Carlton Draft.

Shared a taster on-tap as part of four flights at the brewery; Sierra Nevada Brewing Co, Chico, USA. As part of a six-week West Coast beer tour. See my blog for more details: carbeers.wordpress.com

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of JupiterJesus
3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

Photo of hkyplyr73
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of thegraffix
4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of Jackie_Nole
4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Sierra Nevada Draught Style Pale Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 99 ratings
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