Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 3514   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale represents a time honored tradition of brewing a special beer for the holiday season. There are generous portions of barley malts and fine whole hops of several varieties, creating a brew with a full, rich and hearty character.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
GirlyBeer (190) - Old Orchard Beach, Maine, USA - NOV 14, 2005
Amber color, bitter taste of orange-whites and corianerd, also quite hoppy. Smells citrusy, thin feel. Too bitter for my tastes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 13, 2005
UPDATED: DEC 22, 2006 Pours dark orange with a thin tan head. Aroma is piney hops, grapefruit, spruce and citrus. Taste is orange spicy hops (NB?) and sweet toffee. Mouthfeel is full bodied, acidic, and resinous.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Boesky (52) - Galesburg, Illinois, USA - NOV 13, 2005
A long time favorite. Lots of Cascades in the nose, a tart but caramel-y middle that sweetens with a little age, and a dry finish. Tested in bottle only so far, but my favorite pub has a keg waiting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TrevorFloyd (309) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 13, 2005
An upbeat winter beer, the hops in this one really do call to mind a sense of celebration. A delicious and well balanced IPA, this is a great pick me up on a cold and dreary winter day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewDad (5324) - Olympia, Washington, USA - NOV 13, 2005
UPDATED: MAY 9, 2008 Wow what a great winter warmer. Sierra Nevada brewed a great beer. Tis hgad a perfect amount of malt and hops to balanace this beer nicely. I got a good flavor of spicyness and a warm feeling drinking this beer. The colors was great ana d the head was nice and thick. Great Job brewing this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bethmatt0421 (337) - Covington, Kentucky, USA - NOV 13, 2005
Hoppy and piney. Some hints of wheat. average carbonation. piney aroma. a decent winter brew. medium bodied, with a sticky texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmcguire1969 (161) - Lafayette, Colorado, USA - NOV 11, 2005
I’ve been waiting for this one...this is a fourteener of the Sierra brew’s. Same old Sierra taste with a kick! The pale ale seems to have been subdued over the years but this one is a big in your face hop experience. Aroma is weak but has a nice frothy head. A sweet looking amber color is complimented well with bittering hops and flavor. The hops come out in both taste and bitterness. The aftertaste has a ton of grapefruit and misc. citrus. Ton’s of Cascade hops fill this one up to the brim. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cvillebeer (134) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 11, 2005
A perrenial favorite- let see how it is this year. A clear orange-amber color with a thick, firm and long lasting head. The aroma is not as stong as I remember, but invitingly hoppy with spicy, piney notes. The flavor is full and bittersweet, with a long bitter finish that balances the caramel sweetness. A great beer to welcome the colder weather and I look forward to the snowy little scene every year.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
antzman (316) - Clarksville, Indiana, USA - NOV 11, 2005
Tap at Rich O’s. Dark amber color with a thin white head. Nice citrusy aroma. Taste is piney, citrusy, full of hops. Sierra’s best beer, hands down.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RazingDreamz (123) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 11, 2005
Reddish color, thick body for a pale ale, pleasant citrusy smell, thick and sweet, maybe caramel? Spicy, bitter finish.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 « 266 267 268  269  270 271 272 » 352

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50