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Sierra Nevada India Pale Ale

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RATINGS: 747   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Brewed using a blend of English malts. Magnum hops are used for the early hop addition, with Goldings for finishing and dry hopping. A very flavorful and hoppy ale.

Note: This beer is no longer made and has not been bottled for a few years now. It was replaced by Torpedo.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jolo (922) - Uppsala, Sweden, SOUTH AFRICA - SEP 9, 2011
Bottle 355ml. A clear golden colour with an off-white head. An aroma of malt, caramel and hops. The taste is sweet and light bitter. A medium body, oily texture, average carbonation and a long dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dlbrockmiller (14) - Oregon, USA - SEP 6, 2011
A nice spicey hops bite, more so than the regular Pale Ale, and not quite as floral. I definitely recommend trying it if you like IPAs.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GuilTTy (728) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - AUG 15, 2011
Bottle. Clear dark amber pour with just a little haze at the center and and a thin tan head. Aroma of toasted malt and a hint of lemon. Very restrained hop presence in the flavor. Mostly bready, metallic and nutty with some citrus, toffee and light caramel. Crisp texture and a drying, slightly bitter finish. Not your typical West Coast hop bomb by any means but not what they were going after with this brew.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
nulty (16) - USA - JUN 28, 2011
I had to be nice and at least rate this beer as a 1... this was the worst beer I’ve ever had, I ended up pouring it down the kitchen sink drain. I guess I’m just not an IPA fan.... to each his own.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadIndian (2562) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 31, 2011
A great big hop aroma and taste. The finish is a bold pine and alcohol blend. It has a very english taste. I like it. I was surprised to see the Alcohol was only 6.9 %.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GL2814 (361) - New York, New York, USA - APR 1, 2011
I really enjoyed the malty hop taste of this I.P.A.. It had a beautiful color, and nice aroma.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ReAle (120) - Rome, ITALY - MAR 23, 2011
Bevuta in bottiglia. IPA senza infamia e senza lode, dorata penetrante con buona schiuma, correttamente luppolata ma senza niente di eccezionale. Corpo medio. Discreta.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - MAR 17, 2011
Not much of a scent, light golden color. Can lightly taste the hops, really drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (4533) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 20, 2011
Light amber colour with a thin head. Faint hop aroma. Flavour is mildly sweet with medium bitterness and taste of hops.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsenbryg (371) - Holstebro, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2011
Rigtig meget citrus og grape ,korn og halm, flot skum og blød gul,meget tung bitter men dejlig.


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