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RATINGS: 3532   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2007
Bottle. Unclear medium amber color with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, grass, pine / citrus. Flavor is moderate sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40836) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2009
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy orange to brown with a dense, creamy and slowly collapsing off-white head. Sweet caramel and pinewood hoppy to grapefruity hops aroma. Sweet, dense caramel flavoured base with a distinct grapefruity hops note swept through. Mild pinewood hops note. Medium dry and slight wooden to solid bitter dry finish. Good body and nice balance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (34666) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2004
[Vintage 2001 - sampled 2004] A hazy deep red beer with a small light brown disappearing head. The aroma is sweet with notes of fruit and alcohol. The flavor is fruity with notes of strawberries, without much sweetness, but a good hoppyness, that gives it a very dry end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (26202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2005
Orange colour with a small beige head. Aroma of malt, hops and fruit. Malty flavour with notes of fruit, that ends up with a nice and lasting bitter finish. Nice IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2006
Bottled (2005). Dark amber colour, small white head. Strong fruitish hoppy aroma. Strong fruitish hoppy flavour. Pleasant fruity aftertaste. Wellbalanced, and not too bitterish hoppy. Rather smooth and pleasant IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2006
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Pours a clear, dark amber with a small, off-white head. Fat, hoppy aroma. Rather full-bodied, lightly burned caramel flavour with an underlying sweetness. Very dominated by the hop blend without being overly bitter - somewhat muddy hop character. 020706

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (23718) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 11, 2002
Hoppy, bitter nose. Hoppy, bitter aroma. Hoppy, bitter flavour. Finishes hoppy and bitter. Lovely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (23363) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 6, 2006
Bottle. 2005. Clear amber colour with a big thick white head. Hoppy citrus aroma with some hints of resin. Malty and hoppy flavor with some citrus hints. Long hoppy aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (22400) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2009
23rd June 2008. Darkish amber beer. Hoppy but not overwhelmingly so. Occasional toffe notes in an overall sweetish creamy tone. Principly a hop beer though!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (21887) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 19, 2007
Bottle at home ... Lovely bright copper colour ... Big american hop little spice aroma, mellow fruity little toffee malts juciy with hops bursting through in extreames unexpectedly now and then and settling back to the rounded fruityness. Very complex and bright with juicy hop resins in linger

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