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RATINGS: 4500   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


2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
dp (608) - uniontown, Ohio, USA - FEB 6, 2005
slightly bitter, on tap, very golden, fully carbonated, rather enjoyed this one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Crockett (1067) - Southampton,Ontario, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 6, 2005
Volo. Pours clear deep gold with a tight little white head. Fresh aroma of fruit, hops and toasty. Grapefruit, caramel and pine. A little pepper in the finish. Itís just such a great little beer. Really balanced and flavourful.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rudolf (2353) - Buffalo, New York, USA - FEB 6, 2005
An old standby that doesnít wow me the way it used to. Tastes change. Gold body, creamy head. Strong bitterness is accompanied by biscuty malt. Certainly the best beer I can get just about anywhere but no longer something Iíd search out.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gorbalev (3000) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 4, 2005
Bottle, Cafe Volo. Dark orange pour, small white head. Nice fruit hops in aroma. Medium bodies mouthfeel. Taste is decently bitter for the style, well balanced and rather sweet. This is a great example of not going overboard, just delivering a solid, drinkable pale.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jus10cider82 (67) - Wichita, Kansas, USA - FEB 1, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2005 smells of vegetation...poors nice golden with very little head..tastes of hops and sweet in the begining and nice bitterness in the end....my new everday beer @14.00 a 12-12

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 1, 2005
Dark golden color, little white head. Sweet, caramel, fruity, dry and bitter aroma, rich and nice one. Bitterness coming from hops. Medium bodied. Flavor starts with sweet tones, ends with very strong bitterness and drought. Nice brew, my first American Pale Ale, reminds me of some IPAs.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Krausen (102) - USA - JAN 30, 2005
Its not "interesting" its not "complex" but it is definately bitter. My favorite beer of all time when I just want a "beer." Sure, I love my belgians, stouts and barleywines, but this beer just screams cascade, balance and simplicity.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (15611) - Pori, FINLAND - JAN 29, 2005
Bottle conditioned (BB 10/2005)
Dark honey golden color with small off-white head. Nose has aromatic hops and honey sweetness. Carbonated soft palate with good chewy malts. Good hopping but not too bitter. Well-balanced pale ale.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
n0kwa (34) - Talisheek, Louisiana, USA - JAN 29, 2005
Medium head, light brown color, slightly hazy. Decent aroma, not overpowering. Smooth taste initially, stronger hop taste in finish. I liked this one.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
robpet (98) - Stone Mountain, Georgia, USA - JAN 28, 2005
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2005 I donít know what happened in the course of one week, but I decided to try another of the ones I had left in the six. I really enjoyed it. Aroma was much cleaner. Rerate this much better.


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