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RATINGS: 3307   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dhatton (30) - Mendham, New Jersey, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Pours a dark copper body and two fingers of fluffy white head that recedes slowly leaving a nice trail on the glass. Floral nose balanced with yeast caramel malts. Piney taste with a good level of carbonation and a touch of malty sweetness. Finishes bitter with a hint of citrus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Obfuscate (92) - Minneapolis, - DEC 7, 2014
Big off white head, smell is light biscuit malt. Pretty drinkable but not a go to winter beer for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bnwokedi89 (54) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Really good IPA. Balance flavor and aroma. Light to medium hope level. Golden nutty in color almost deep auburn color. Light carbonation and minimal fiz. Very high quality beer worth the try for you IPA lovers!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dlovell2 (881) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Pours hazy copper color with off white head. Malty aroma with fruity notes and citrus . Dry biscuty malt start with grapefruit and floral hop bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ironicmedic (64) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Tasted from bottle 12/6. Nice hoppy flavour. Goes down smooth. Nice ipa for the holidays. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
HopsOnPops (2) - Summit, New Jersey, USA - DEC 6, 2014 does not count
This is one of my favorite beers. It has a wonderfully sweet bitterness to it. Perfect for the season.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
joshmod (17) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 5, 2014
One of my favorites this time of year. Biscuity malt that has a touch of red in it with a hop blend that is super balanced in flavor and beats out the malt very appropriately.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bobblehead (54) - Kansas, USA - DEC 4, 2014
Pours a deep amber, clear, minimal head, white foam, medium bitterness, full body, lively, long finish, citrus, floral aroma, nice hops, one of my favorite ipaís.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ctplt777 (178) - - DEC 3, 2014
This oneís a classic, I wish it was available year round. Super bitter and fresh. Whenever I have this beer Iím just always taken back by how fresh it is. The hops just burst in this one, itís really great. Tons of bitterness and spice. Itís the perfect beer for winter. Forget stouts, itís all about IPA. This one is just excellent. Plus the color is beautiful. Itís a gem of a beer really. Enjoy!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tricyclist (833) - Florida, USA - DEC 3, 2014
Pint pour, crystal amber with light off white head. Nose is bright citrus hop and clean malt, light caramel but mostly shine from the hops, pine an resin. Flavor of resin and pine mostly with caramel malt. Nicely balanced. A seriously well made IPA.

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