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RATINGS: 4531   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Available in bottles. Special draft of this beer is available only at the brewery!
Draft SNPA at all other locations is a different recipe and is listed separately.
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale is a delightful example of the classic pale ale style. It has a deep amber color and a exceptionally full-bodied, complex character. The fragrant bouquet and spicy flavor are the results of the generous use of the best Cascade hops.<P> Bottle Conditioned.
IBUs: 37
Bittering Hops: Magnum & Perle
Finishing Hops: Cascade
Malts: Two-row Pale & Caramel


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
savethecraftbeer (4) - - JUL 11, 2016 does not count
nice head, nice taste, nice finish. aroma, exact what i await inside a Pale Ale

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
wyldeturkey101 (29) - - JUL 10, 2016
Pours amber with a thin white head . A somewhat savoury Aroma of wheat is accompanied the similar smooth taste.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaserov (22) - Oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 10, 2016
Metí la nariz en el vaso un par de veces, pero aún no soy muy ducho en esto de captar olores y transmitir a los demás lo captado. Con que me huela agradable, de momento es suficiente. Tiene buena apariencia (tú miras el vaso y dan ganas de beber, lo cual es más que suficiente), aunque he de decir que no está filtrada y se ven trocitos flotantes de, imagino, levadura. A mí tal cosa no me importa lo más mínimo, pero la destaco por si alguna persona es tiquismiquis con este tipo de detalles. No sé cuántos IBUS posee, ya que las dos botellas que he bebido no lo especifican, pero por el poco amargor diría que entre 30 y 45 como mucho. Pueden llamarla Pale Ale; para mí es una IPA. O, si soy completamente sincero, una Pale Ale IPAizada. Como he dicho, el amargor es suave (para un paladar medianamente acostumbrado a las IPA), pero necesario. Creo que fría se degusta mucho que mejor que tibia o ligeramente caliente. Se captan más detalles y la sensación es más placentera. Aunque, he de decir, una birra de estas cualidades la bebería sin ningún tipo de problema en cualquier momento. Totalmente recomendable, aunque si buscáis una gama de matices amplia en el paladar, no creo que la vayáis a encontrar.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Antonio369 (132) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 3, 2016
355ml bottle, served in snifter glass. Poured hazy golden amber with a two finger off white head. Aroma: Grapefruit, citrus, freshly cut grass, flowers. Taste: grapefruit, citrus, pineapple, bread, spice, malty sweetness. Light to medium carbonation. Medium to high bitterness. Medium body with a bittersweet and dry finish. Very, very good!

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
gmcjetpilot (1) - memphis, Tennessee, USA - JUL 2, 2016 does not count
I love this. Can buy local for a good price, and it has such a nice flavor, look, nothing I don’t like. I have tried other more expensive beer and this is still one of my favorites.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Michael27 (552) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 2, 2016
Aus gut gekühlter Flasche getrunken (Import). Beim Einschenken kommen sofort die Fruchtaromen in die Nase. Schönes Bernstein mit weißem Schaum. Ausgewogen im Geschmack. Wenig Bitterkeit.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shot (411) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 25, 2016
Bottle. Pours copper with a sticky white head. Substantial cling. Aromas of pine, toffee and stone fruit. Flavors are pine needles, bitter citrus, stone fruit, cut grass and bread. Medium carbonation. Peppery mouthfeel, but slightly oily. Very nice.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pastymc (39) - Niscemi, ITALY - JUN 24, 2016
Bottiglia da 35cl Bionda, molto limpida con schiuma bianca non molto persistente. Al naso il malto si intreccia bene con le note erbacee del luppolo, stesso equilibrio presente in bocca, con l’amaro ben bilanciato dalla componente malto. Carbonatazione media, poco corposa, quasi "watery". Finale amaro, secco e dissetante, molto beverina. Decisamente equilibrata

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wendigo (88) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 22, 2016
Aroma of pineapple, caramel and mature peaches. Pale amber colour with low white head. Taste of caramel and pine with soft sweetness. Medium body with low carbonation and moderate-lasting bittersweet finish. Much more than a good ALE. I will drink it again definitely.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GregNC (79) - - JUN 18, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2016 Bottled 33cl. Color : clear golden ale with nice white head. Nose : citrus, floral hops, yeast. Nose is a bit poor in my opinion. Aromas : citrus and cereals. Dry texture, high carbonation, very nice bitterness for this style. A nice pale ale!


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