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RATINGS: 4407   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   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

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nrime99 (13) - USA - JUL 30, 2001
Sometimes on, sometimes off, but one of the best. If you know how REAL ale should taste, you’ll appreciate this brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
donandres (6) - , Washington, USA - NOV 29, 2015 does not count
From bottle to pint glass, around 45F Appearance Yellow to light brown Smell: light hoppy Taste: slight bitterness, slight hops Mouthfeel: Slight fizz, not too a lot of carbonation Overall

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
caribou43 (133) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 28, 2015
The colour is copper and troubled, normal foam and average carbonation. I think that the taste is dry, the hop is present but not strong and the mix with the cereal is nice. A good ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Reynolds314 (2989) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 27, 2015
Cascade like you read about. Amber copper color with white head. Aroma is flowers, grass, light orange, and earthy. Taste is lightly bitter and medium low sweetness. Flagship in the style that is pleasant enough to drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pitch992 (32) - SLOVENIA - NOV 26, 2015
caramel, toast, resin, grass, citrus, herbs. lots of resin aromas. quite a strong aroma for a pale ale. amber, clear, minimal head, white foam, retention could be better. medium bitterness, lots of resiny taste, some caramel also. The tastes balance each other quite nicely. light body, oily feel, lively, long finish, bitter. This beer is quite expensive in our country. Found a cheaper one at 3,7 euros for a bottle- usually they cost from 4,5 to 5+. It’s more of an IPA for me but, if it were cheaper it would go like hot cakes

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Foffern (1499) - Bodø, NORWAY - NOV 26, 2015
Bottle at Piccadilly, Bodø. Has a clear orange color with an off-white head. Fruity but careful aroma grass, grapefruit and pale malt. The flavor is also very careful with grassy hops, bread, apricot and some pine. Has a slick mouth feel, medium body and a medium bitterness. This must’ve been an old bottle because I think this beer is expected to be more hoppy than this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LazyPyro (177) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2015
355ml bottle. Pours a clear amber colour with a small foamy white head. Aroma is orangey citrus, spices, caramel malt. Some bitter fruitiness in the flavour, with spices, orange peel, lots of hops. Very nice, refreshing beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jasonbenali (11) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2015
Bottle from M&S. Wonderfully reliable pale ale. Aroma is full of classic US cascade, but the malt is there as well in a balanced ale. Colours of caramel. Long finish. Clear despite the bottle conditioning.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AnG_BrgNor (32) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 22, 2015
0,355 l bottle from Vinmonopolet. Copied from another scoresheet.The aroma is hoppy with fruit (citrus) notes and some pine (from the cascade?). The taste is hoppy with medium bitterness. A absolute favourite APA. I will always come back to this one. A great buy!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
heyden (122) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 21, 2015
The first beer of my trip to the US of A! One of the original craft beers, so the perfect way to ease into the hardcore-hopped double and triple IPAs of the west coast. Easy drinking and well balanced, not one to knock you off your feet but a reliable and dependable brew. A reminder to commercial and homebrewers alike that sometimes simplicity is what works best

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nie (66) - - NOV 20, 2015
Can poured to cup. Orange, tiny suspended yeasts. Sappy mellow citrus. Medium body, active bitterness in the finish.

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