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RATINGS: 4334   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   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


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kumite56 (473) - Cordova, Tennessee, USA - DEC 11, 2002
The more I drink this beer the better I like it. Great hoppy nose and dry full bodied brew. White mostly diminising head. Dry and full of flavor. A great and accessible beer. Check it out.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AndrewKoransky (30) - Salida, Colorado, USA - DEC 10, 2002
Overall a great beer, and easy to find. Wonderful aromatic hops.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jayb0 (1088) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - DEC 9, 2002
UPDATED: MAR 7, 2003 rerate: upping the aroma, just love the fruitiness of this beer's aroma and flavor. previous: Three pints into the evening I switched over to on old, but overlooked of late, favorite - and it delivered. The fresh aroma and immediate impact of the hops and balanced malt reminded me again of why this beer helped shape the revolution. Delicious.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
sofey (16) - Washington, USA - DEC 8, 2002

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hieronim (15) - Schenectady, New York, USA - DEC 7, 2002
Crisp and clean with hints of fruit, one of the hoppier pales I personally have ever had. One of the better choices to be found on the supermarket shelf. Excellent beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Frank (3335) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 6, 2002
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2005 Hopped to perfection. Hoppy nose with hints of lemon zest and grapefruit. Golden amber color, decent head with a tiny whisper of sediment from the last few drops in the bottle. Front is hoppy with malt becoming apparent later. Finish is a nice bitter citrus. Available at almost any supermarket at reasonable price so there’s no excuse not to try this immediately.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DankbrewedDank (162) - East Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 6, 2002
This beer is a classic. Nice and refreshing and great to drink on a hot a summers day in the local stoner park.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stephen (308) - California, USA - DEC 4, 2002
Draft in SanFran: served with small diminishing head. Aroma dominated by hops. Spicy and citrus combined. Also evident in the flavor. Bittering is intermingled with mild maltiness and palatable as well. Session! I’m glad most places are starting to have at least this beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
raindog (560) - Evansville, Indiana, USA - DEC 4, 2002
Bottle:Just got my first fresh bottle and enjoyed more than the draft. Carbonation from the bottle conditiong a plus.The carb.also made flavors more evident,still balanced.Still,Classic. DRAFT:Had this earlier tonight with dinner. Huge aroma of hops.Much fresher than any bottle I’ve had of this. This is definition pale ale. Big malt flavor and perfect bitterness.Very refreshing and easily quaffible.Will go back for more in future.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikejmadden99 (103) - Mountain Top, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 3, 2002
I call this my every where beer, cause I can usually get it any where I go. Fo those moments your at a place that does not have the greatest beer selection.


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