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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


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pintbypint (3326) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 6, 2005
12 fl oz brown bottle. Poured orangey-gold shade, slight haze. Small white cap thins out considerably leaving tiny surface bubbles. Hoppy citrus aroma. Moderate carbonation. Good malt profile backed with grapefruity Cascade bitterness. Too bad this isn’t common in Canada...

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ezra (7) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 4, 2005 does not count
Great pale, spicey with citrus finish. This is my default beer, widely available. Never found it on tap yet...

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 3, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 20, 2007 Bottle. Slight hoppy smell with malty character behind it. A nice bitter hoppy taste and that is about it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
timmy300 (203) - bloomington, Illinois, USA - SEP 2, 2005
damn good american pale ale light easy to drink and goes well with just about anything

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b7j0c (10) - USA - SEP 2, 2005
often this pale ale is the only decent brew available in restaurants and many bars. its extremely pervasive in the bay area. nice color and light malty taste, certainly a journeyman ale but still often your best choice in many places that offer this and a few other beers.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (9268) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 2, 2005
Rich golden colour, this lasting off-white head. Bright citrusy cascade aroma mixed with light bready maltiness underneath. Served entirely too cold. Flavour is of caramel, light bread and a touch of toast. Citrusy and light resiny flavour as well. Nice moderate bitterness. A touch of orange aroma as well. Very nice, but I prefer it on tap.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yayforbeer (753) - Orange Park, Florida, USA - SEP 1, 2005
Clear golden amber with a small white head and a bit of lacing. Aroma is hoppy, grapefruit. Smooth fruity flavor with some crispness and a light mouthfeel. Well balanced with a light hoppy bitterness. Pretty good for a pale ale. Not normally my style but I like it well enough. Seems to be widely available. Sierra Nevada produces a good range of quality brews.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
multibeast (13) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - AUG 30, 2005
Very easy to find. Great standby when you’re either in a pinch for money or location to buy harder to find items. They may serve it on tap at Angels stadium next to the Coors Light, but in the midwest it’s a very quality beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homebrewerguy (305) - Oil City, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 30, 2005
Nice looking pale ale as it pours however the twist-off caps seems to cheapen the product somehow. Full malt flavor with an assertive hop bite attests to this beers faithfulness to the original recipe. Fine example of an APA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DSalonimer (7) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - AUG 26, 2005 does not count
This has become my every day beer. Available at many store in my area. Unfortunately not served in restaurants.


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