on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 4352   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nexxus (261) - Apple Valley, Minnesota, USA - FEB 15, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 17, 2004 Clear light amber with a medium diminishing off white head. Nice floral hop aroma with notes of citrus, honey, and toasted bread. Medium light watery body with lively carbonation. Very smooth and refreshing, an excellent session beer. The flavor has the characteristic Sierra Nevada hop bite with notes of citrus, honey, pine and a hint of spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (14381) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2004
Golden with a small head. Aroma is mild, both sweet and a little sourish.A nice ale, but I thought I would like it even better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
uvajed (174) - Ravenna, Ohio, USA - FEB 15, 2004
A very good beer, and a nice pale ale. Nice, citrusy aroma and a mildly fruitly flavour, and just hoppy enough, all in all. I've had better pale ales, but not many, and this is truly a fine brew. The availablity of this beer seems to be good, and the price very fair. A must try, and a good stand-by at bars that don't stock super-premium beers (though this is close!).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
scottyg (79) - Gainesville, Florida, USA - FEB 14, 2004
One of my favorite beers.... I cannot believe I had not ranked it prior to now! Very enjoyable pale ale, with a bitter close. Nice look and aroma. Can also get at just about any grocery store, which is nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LtJudge (468) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 11, 2004
Pours a nice amber color.Has a nice hoppy aroma with just a hint of malt.Great hop flavor,but sligh bitter follow up.Could be a little more malt taste to balnce,but ala in all,I will buy again

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
pimpinya (3) - USA - FEB 11, 2004 does not count
not chewy. Smells really good. deep gold color with thick head that remains for awhile. Hops certainly in the aroma and flavor. An aquired taste, but so rewarding when ice cold...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerlover82 (225) - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 10, 2004
On tap at casino bar: pours a nice, deep golden color with thick head. Nice hoppy aroma,and flavor was very spicy and can taste the hops.Light-bodied and overall this is pretty good stuff. I would want to drink it again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zeswaft (1482) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - FEB 8, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2006 Nice hoppy aroma. Pours a kind of opaque copper color. Just the right amount of hop bitterness. Probably my favorite pale ale. (Rerate) I respect what this beer has done for me over the years but it’s too inconsistant in a bottle and always tastes grassier. Still a solid beer all around and a good stand-by.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
skaughty (652) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - FEB 8, 2004
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2004 Re-rate She pours golden, smooth and hoppy. Buttery biscuit in the flavor. Bitter finish "cascades" over a loooooong time. This really is a standard-bearer. There is nothing overdone here - a great compliment to any chicken dish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Duke (117) - New York, USA - FEB 6, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 15, 2004 Nice creamy white head. Smell the hops for sure. Very bitter finish, but good. Crisp clean palate. Lots of yeast "floaties". Good but I expected more.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 « 363 364 365  366  367 368 369 » 436

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50