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RATINGS: 4587   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
FatherMoss (21) - Moscow, Idaho, USA - NOV 26, 2003
Ahh, Sierra Nevada, one of my favorites. I can't say much that hasn't been said already about this fine brew, so I will just say "Drink it." That is all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiggmtl (4544) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 26, 2003
Citrus and pine aroma. Dark golden with white frothy head that receeds fully with some lacing. Plenty of hop flavour and a balanced maltiness. Medium body and carbonation but mouthfeel is quite full. Quite a decent pale ale. Bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sickboy282 (1114) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 25, 2003
this is available at every liquor store, or bar, so if there is nothing else, one will turn to the Sierra. A decent brew, but The celebration is much much better.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reid (2336) - Salem, Oregon, USA - NOV 23, 2003
I had heard a lot about this beer from other "micro" beer drinker, so when it went on sale for $4.99 a six i thought i,de give it a go. Pours pretty nicelly, but doesnt hold a head to well, the smell is good. Has a nice after taste to it , thiough the feel in the mouth is pretty average. I was drinking this with a hang over already so maybe i found the drinkabilty less than i would have in top condition LOL

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
OD40oz (774) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - NOV 21, 2003
The best pale ale I've ever had. If I were ever gonna buy pale ale again I would surely buy this again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jzzbassman (1587) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 21, 2003
This is a beer that makes living in a place with a lack of good beers bearable. You can get it nearly everywhere, and you always know that you will get the standard by which the style is measured.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (9939) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2003
Cloudy gold in colour. Aromas are light pine needle and spices. Floral flavour that is light and refreshing. Nice dry hops to finish but not as much bite as the more alcoholic pale ales. The lighter way to enjoy pale ales.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nigos (631) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2003
Deep golden hue with an off-whote foamy head. Floral, hoppy nose with hints of citrus and yeast. Lovely floral taste that follows the nose with a crisp dry finish. Not as intensely hoppy as some APAs but yet another fantastic beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
mkobes (2142) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - NOV 20, 2003
Very hoppy pale ale. Cascades. Very enjoyable. Deep Amber in color. Very tasty beer. Well balanced with hops and malt. Fresh keg. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
MaiBockAddict (1497) - Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey, USA - NOV 20, 2003
The standard by which all other American pale ales are judged. And usually there when there is a shortage of good beer. Nice spicy hop aroma. Pleasing hop/malt balance. Very good beer.

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