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RATINGS: 4229   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lbjor (10) - NORWAY - FEB 21, 2015
Well balanced taste between sweet and bitter. Faint malt taste acompanied by hops and a little fruit. Very crisp feel in the mouth and good carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bedzinianin06 (43) - - FEB 20, 2015
Piękna bursztynowa barwa, piwo klarowne. Piana średnio-pęcherzykowa, szybko redukująca się do pierścienia. U mnie lacingu brak. W smaku przede wszystkim słodowe, w aromacie dodatkowo chmielowa owocowość. Goryczka średnia.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ej (876) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - FEB 20, 2015
Can. Pours a clear golden with a large frothy head. Aroma of grassy hops, resin, pale malts and hints of caramel. Taste is light malty with a moderate bitterness. Well balanced. Some floral notes, faint resin and subtle caramel malts. Crisp mouthfeel with avg co2 levels. Highly drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DraftDodger (296) - - FEB 20, 2015
Copenhagen 3/11 2014. 35 cl bottle from Føtex. Pours clear gold with small white head. Dissolves into thin lacing. Aroma with notes of fruits - lemon and peach. Medium strong carbonation. Taste follows the nose. Fruity and classic American pale ale. Fruity sweetness balanced with hoppy bitterness. Not as bitter as expected. Quite enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheSilentSaint (54) - Ohio, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Pours orange Amber with decent head. Smells hops and cinnamon. Feel is light with low carbonation. Raw plain bitter taste with some citrus flavor and forced spices. Various flavors doesn't seem to blend well together. Overall gives me a feeling of forced fit. Didn't enjoy this one much. I really love hops but this one doesn't have the character. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jh773 (198) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Thick head, very fizzy, amber color. Smell is fresh pine hops. Very balanced, smooth and savory character ending with bright floral hop notes. It’s a classic for a reason.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DIBBLE (41) - Worthing, West Sussex, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2015
Small white head dissipated quickly to fine sparse layer over clear reddish gold. Subtle aroma is sweet and bready. Flavour full but straight talking malt and slightly floral hop. Dry lightly bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Roublard (201) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 15, 2015
Bottled. Appears slightly darkish amber body with a proper foamy head. Aroma not very intensive - clearly made of hops, some grass and herbs, a little of citruses. Rather medium bitterness, fresh and well balanced. Slightly sweet in the begining, then transformates in very fuzzy and lively corbonated ale body and finishes with born right to the end bitterness, finish medium. Classic pale ale.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TedE (279) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 15, 2015
355ml bottle into glass. Surprisingly malty nose. Dark amber beer with two finger white head. Tiny bubbles. Zingy bitter taste with lasting finish. There’s a slight undercurrent of toasted malt in there. Interesting, I thought this would be much hoppier. Still good though.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
growler6 (26) - USA - FEB 12, 2015
Still the best pale ale I’ve ever had. Malty but not overly sweet and citrusy up front with just enough of a spicy and earthy finish. More bitterness than an English style pale ale but also far from a hop bomb. Clean finish, sip after sip. Try it smutty, a little different but still a treat.


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