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RATINGS: 3354   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.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mensch (259) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - FEB 17, 2010
Inviting aroma of grapefruit, pine and a hint of nuttiness. Bracingly bitter up front, with juicy body and a dry bitter finish. Very much hop accented, not very different from their Pale Ale. They know their hops and they use them well.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alusmamuts (549) - LATVIA - JAN 24, 2015
Amber with small white head. Sweet malty aroma. Sweet malty sour and bitter taste with gingerbread notes. Light bitter and sweet aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (4442) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 24, 2015
355ml bottle from cornelius. Pours hazy amber, big white head. Light sherbet on the aroma, light floral hops, caramel. Taste is sweet, thin. Kinda missing something in the middle.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olliejobbins (1076) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2015
12oz bottle from favourite beers Cheltenham. Pours a clear amber with slowly dissipating pillowy head. aroma is caramel, weak spices, malts and hops. smooth hoppy taste with a little fruity/berry twist and a dry finish.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tayeth (306) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JAN 23, 2015
Geruch nach Hopfen, frischem Gras, weißen Trauben. Geschmack dann sehr bitter, vor allem im Nachgeschmack astringierend und seifig.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
gueuze (447) - - JAN 23, 2015
Geruch nach Citrus, leicht bedeckt. Im Antrunk nicht allzu suß, aber ein schöner Hopfenvorhang, der sich in den Rachen legt. Ein bisschen grasig, aber langanhaltend bitter.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ANJELICA (4) - brighton, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 23, 2015 does not count
this beer is an exceptional seasonal. a fantastic ipa with a very slight spicy nose that really defines the season.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
miyauchi38 (400) - chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 22, 2015
IPA 香り高く、甘&

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bork (353) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - JAN 22, 2015
Nice sturdy brew with a wintery harsh roughness to it that is quite pleasant. Distinct bitterness that is somewhat harsh without becoming overwhelming.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jd543 (412) - SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2015
Clear red/amber with a medium off-white head. Citrus, floral hops, sweet malt. Sweet with a bitter finish. Oily texture, low carbonation. Really nice.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fashawn (220) - Montesarchio, ITALY - JAN 22, 2015
Aroma: Resina, aghi di pino e qualche fiore bianco che arriva dai luppoli. Leggermente percettibile è anche la presenza di un po’ di biscotto, Litchi e suggestioni di lamponi, un po’ Di uva.. Aspetto: Ramato scuro, quasi sul rubino, molto limpida. Sapore: Sapore forte di luppolo, con qualche frutto come litchi e melone, uva, . un po’ di caramello per un buon bilanciamento complessivo. . Sensazione al palato: Delicata, corpo medio senza essere astringente,poca carbonatazione, buona secchezza con il luppolo che picchia forte sul finale, dando un sapore vegetale e resinoso. Tessitura leggera, buona birta.


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