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RATINGS: 3389   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.

Feinschmecker's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Feinschmecker (202) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 26, 2009
Dark amber color and funky hoppy aroma. Grapefruit and citrus hops dominate the flavor. Not much in the malt department. Too light on the tongue. An IPA not a winter beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fyb (16) - SWEDEN - MAR 3, 2015
Semi-clear copper with an impressively long lasting, creamy, off-white/tan:ish head, leaving a lot of lacing on the glassí walls. Aroma is hoppy, floral, pine, resin, grapefruit. Taste is very well balanced, wood, biscuits, mango, grapefruit, moderate bitterness. Medium body, medium carbonation. Long, hoppy, bitter finish. An IPA thatís often mentioned as a rather malty one, which I canít really see with this bottle. Good one though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rollerton (111) - SWEDEN - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle from SB. Very nice amber red color, aroma is typically IPA. The taste is a bit anonymous, though. A good beer, but not perfect.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Madsen1635 (356) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2015
Bottle. Hazy reddish pour with tan head. Aroma has lots of peach. Balanced taste with malty base. Average carbonation

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Melker (228) - Varberg, SWEDEN - FEB 24, 2015
Bottle from 2014. Really malty IPA. Butterscotch, bread, pine, caramel, some citrus and grass. Not that much taste to it. Medium sweet and medium bitterness. Going to open the next 2014 next year. Hope it develops over the year since itís so malty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MayumiH (243) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2015
Bottle at home on 07/02. I carried on drinking, carried on chatting. Nothing was stopping me anymore until it all fell apart. Good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gbgbrouge (256) - SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2015
Poured from bottle, hazy red amber with high off white head. Aroma with notes of caramel, dried fruit and some citrus and pine. Taste is really bitter, balanced with a good sized malt body thatís a little sweet and a long bitter finish. Yum!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (1913) - CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 18, 2015
Bottle. Pours Amber with White head. Aroma of citrus and Pine. Flavour is very hop forward with a touch of caramel and a pleasant bitterness. Citrus and pine. Delicious

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
briandwagner (10) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Pretty hazy but still really good. Nice and hoppy with a subtle fruity sweetness. Definitely could have been crisper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hopmaestro (299) - ÷rebro, SWEDEN - FEB 16, 2015
Aroma is a little hoppy but mainly leaning towards the maltier side with flowers and pine on top. The taste is medium bitter and it is a little thick in the mouthfeel. There is taste notes from sweet apricots and pine oil mixed with all kinds of darker berries and fruits. The finish is pleasant and comes with very mild spices.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dirtyhop (10) - - FEB 14, 2015
La Sierra Nevada Celebration nasce per festeggiare le vacanze invernali. Viene creata con un uso intenso di luppoli americani freschi. Questa Double Ipa vi stupirŗ per líintenso e complesso aroma che sprigiona!

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