Sierra Nevada Best Bitter Ale
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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Sold only on draft at the brewery. Brewed using English malts and hops this medium-bodied light copper colored beer is a very popular beer style in England. This is a very drinkable ale that will be enjoyed by many visitors to our Taproom.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
adamah (214) - - APR 25, 2013
A fairly decent light easy beer. It pours a very pale yellow with minimal head. It has a very mild bready aroma. The taste was just slightly bitter otherwise kind of bland.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
skoisirius (1565) - Earth, Washington, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Had on tap the other day at the brewery and brought a growler home. Really nice English Session. Straightforward and drinkable. Enjoyable stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dwyerpg (4436) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 3, 2013
A light somewhat hopped aroma. A bit of lemon in the flavor to me. Light and easy but not real interesting. Had at Aces & Ales.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocJitsu (826) - Florida, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Pours a crystal clear light golden color with a dirty white head. Perfumy sweet citrus nose. Lighter body wet moutfheel that gets a bit astringent at the finish. Like a lot of session IPAs (realizing this is a bitter), the hop flavor is vibrant up front, but drops off a cliff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gription79 (2228) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Had on draft at the brewery. Honey, fruity yeast profile, floral and spicy hops, malty. Thus is a tasty beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jeremytoni (2948) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - MAY 21, 2013
From the tap poured a copper color with a fair amount of head. Nice light bitter hoppy flavor with a quick finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Terminus (3214) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Cask at whole foods in chandler az may 2013 Pours very light hazy orange witb a large fluffy white head with sparse lacing. Nose is grainy leaffy hops very traditional nose for the style flavors of leaffy hops lite pale grains and some lite bitterness really traditional for the style but in a good way. Long grainy finish with lingering leaffy lite tobbaco like notes very solid cask ale here

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6304) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 6, 2013
On tap at FredFest 2013. Pours clear golden with an attractive white head and a bready aroma. There is a medium-bodied light malt flavor with a fairly bitter finish. Very refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
winebeertours (7) - - APR 13, 2013 does not count
Floral aromas of lilac and honeysuckle with a floral hop palate to match. A thoroughly decent American attempt at an English classic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10530) - Orange County, California, USA - MAR 4, 2013
Amber in color with a small khaki head. Nose is really bready with a good floral and earthy hop character. Hints of orange peel, sweet toast, and a hint of grass. Mild flavor, but nice bread and toasted malt character and sweetness. Mild citrus bitterness, floral and earthy hops, light grass, and a somewhat dry finish.

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