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Sierra Nevada Audition 66


Brewed by Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
Chico, California USA
Style: American Pale Ale | Ratings: 4 | Special Seasonal | Alcohol: 5.6%
Our audition ales are experimental pilot brews we use to test new ingredients and methods. Our audition beers are made with identical basic American ale malt recipes, but hopped throughout with a new experimental hop. #66 features hops with a pronounced citrusy, grapefruit flavor and aroma. A touch of added dryness lightens the finish and makes a very drinkable brew.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam. Click on a term below to add it to your tasting notes.

Malt
caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

Hops
resin, floral, grass, spruce, citrus, herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
dough, barnyard, cheese, basement aromas, leather, earthy, leaves

Other
alcohol, banana, bubblegum, butterscotch, clove, cooked vegetables, cough drop, ginger, licorice, raisin, rotten eggs, soy sauce, skunky, smoke, vanilla, woody
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