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RATINGS: 4051   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

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gwoodin (43) - Birmingham, - MAR 2, 2013
350ml bottle. Aroma: fruity hop. Subsiding head with lacing. Slight haze due agitation in transport. Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness. Citrus finish. Overall: a top quality beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bubblehouse (363) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Really can?t believe I have not rated this yet. I am sure I have had it at least 15 times since downloading this app. Well, now it is done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndyW68 (1061) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Pretty nice. Copper orange pour. Aroma is light hoppy with a little grain. Taste is trying to be an ipa. Just a bite underwhelming. Too light. Not enough citrus or pine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
laakus (8) - Nossebro, - AUG 30, 2014 does not count
Bottle from Systembolaget. Beautiful amber color with a small white head. Nose is hay, with a light and sweet hint of caramel, almost toffeelike. Mouth is medium body, medium bitter with a quite long finish. A Great ale for warm summerdays!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CJ_Pain (102) - Georgia, USA - AUG 29, 2014
BEER REVIEW #100 !This was included in the SN Fall sampler 2014. An original classic and one I feel proud to have as my "official" 100th review. Wonderful gateway brew. Perfect balance of subdued hops with subtle malt backing. Rarely drink pale ales as I'd rather have an IPA 99.9% of the time over a pale but can appreciate a quality example of the style all the same. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricksta_p (1070) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - AUG 29, 2014
Aroma of malt, some caramel, tropical fruit, pine, hops. Flavour is fruity and light malty, with a medium bitterness in the aftertaste. Very crisp and fresh hoppy brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (1193) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - AUG 29, 2014
Mooie oranje kleur met een volle kraag. Ruikt, beetje honing, hop en mout. Smaakt fris, fruitig, hop. Goede bittere nasmaak.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
PigMine (32) - San Angelo, Texas, USA - AUG 26, 2014
After hundreds of craft brews, I realized I missed an original. This six-pack has dated bottles, and looks good! I notice a nice sediment layer in the bottle! Lots of smoke upon popping the bottle cap. An aggressive pour makes a nice, thick, two-finger, rocky, near-white head. It has a lot of particulates in it, I am guessing finishing hops particles. Smells floral, caramel, slightly astringent, west coast clean and bright. The taste is similar to the nose. Hop forward, a medium body, and a dry, clean finish. Big swallows are easy with this refreshing brew. It is one of the best Pale ales I have had. It seems more in the style than something like Dale’s, which is very hopped for a pale ale. I will be drinking many more of these in the future hopefully!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skmikeg (882) - Poway, California, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Pours amber with a one finger off white head with pretty nice lacing. Aroma is of pine, citrus, biscuit malts, caramel, and some grassy hops. Taste is pine, citrus, bready malts, biscuit malts, grassy hops, caramel, and sweet malts. Has a medium body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a semi-moderately bitter, medium-long finish. Overall, a classic, well balanced APA that has always been one of my go to beer at bars and restaurants.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (6354) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle. Light biscuity malt and lemony hops, Cascade. Soft, mellow malts, decent bitterness, very fruity. Still tastes good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
terefere (213) - Warsaw, POLAND - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours golden, a little hazy, nice frothy head. Aroma of yeast, citrus, dark fruits. Taste: grain, caramel, some citrus zest, sweet fruits.

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