Sierra Nevada Summerfest

Discussion in 'Mountain' started by KPlen, May 21, 2020 at 5:21 PM.

  1. KPlen

    KPlen Initiate (35) Apr 19, 2017 Colorado

    Any sightings in the metro yet for SN Summerfest? Called Applejack and they advised they have not been able to order yet.
  2. considerbeer

    considerbeer Initiate (39) Dec 15, 2016 Colorado

    Sierra Nevada's website beerfinder is usually pretty good. It's only showing Summerfest quite a bit north of the Denver Metro area (different distributor/warehouse). I'd imagine that means next week for Denver.

    Their distributor here has been known to hold back the new SN seasonal if there's a ton of the previous out in the market. If you're seeing a lot of the 40th Anniversary Ale in the market, that could be a bad sign.
  3. Domingo

    Domingo Poo-Bah (2,673) Apr 23, 2005 Colorado

    LOL, I just saw a pile of the anniversary yesterday. Guess we're in for a wait :stuck_out_tongue:
    With Polestar gone, SN Summerfest might best the best packaged pils that isn't from Bierstadt. At least that we can easily buy in Denver right now. Fingers crossed, hopefully we'll see some fresh Tannenzaepfle and Schoenramer again.
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  4. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (7,149) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    I don't think I have had it since I reviewed it aboot 14 years ago. I must revisit.
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  5. bfields4

    bfields4 Zealot (581) Dec 11, 2007 Colorado

    I mean Pivo is around on shelves if you're looking for a pils fix.. shoot I'd highly recommend trying (or revisiting) Prima, Trumer (so underrated), Brooklyn pils, or grabbing some Lagunitas Pils or Urquell (love the cans) if you're looking for something a little more Czech.
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  6. Dtapeski

    Dtapeski Initiate (59) Oct 26, 2012 Colorado

    When it comes to Pivo, I would check the dates. At least at my local shop, all of its dated January. While not terrible for a pils, I am sure there are fresher options out there.
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  7. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (7,149) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    Well hell's bells, it's damn good.
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  8. ManBearPat

    ManBearPat Devotee (485) Dec 2, 2014 Colorado

    Prost Pilsner is pretty tasty and available in cans FYI