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RATINGS: 4314   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

podey's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
podey (637) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 30, 2013
UPDATED: APR 14, 2013 Bottle. Pours clear golden yellow with medium white head. Aroma and taste of hoppiness with some herbal and spice notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nicolascopolini (1) - - JUN 28, 2015 does not count
Classic pale ale,citrusy and zesty aroma with a hint of caramel, taste:little bit of pine, predominant tropical fruit,caramel.overall a very good and sessionable beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WillMase (10) - Colchester, Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2015
Smells hoppy and a smell of alcohol. Citrus taste with strong alcohol taste too, nice on the palate, looks great, a nice dark honey colour. Very nice Pale Ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dmoncki (42) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JUN 24, 2015
Presencia limpia con espuma blanca poco persistente. Aroma maltoso y citrico. en boca recuerda a una ipa suave. Muy bien balanceada, e integrada. Muy buena.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cokemonkey11 (181) - - JUN 22, 2015
Brown bottle, 350ml, tesco. Scent is slightly bitter pale malts, a bit like pilsner. Pours medium golden with a thin white head subsiding quickly. Taste is slightly harsh, too cold. Pale malts and a nice hoppy bite. Grassy, lime zest. Finish slightly greasy. Good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidezdonz (47) - , HONG KONG - JUN 22, 2015
A 12 fl oz bottle with a packaged date of 17th March 2015 and poured into a pint glass. The beer poured an extremely clear copper colour with a two finger slightly off-white head that dissipates fairly quickly leaving some stringy lacing. Mainly piney aromas along with some citrus lemon and grapefruit. Some bready malts also come through. Pine hop taste along with some bread, biscuit and caramel malt. There’s also a hint of orange and some bitter finish. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall, I’d drink this pale ale again, but I do prefer my pale ales with a slightly less pine, and more tropical fruit flavours instead.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bolian (40) - - JUN 21, 2015
Golden ale with fine balanced sweet and bitterness. Caramel and malt / biscuit crowned by a delicate hoppy citrus / grape

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
John76 (18) - - JUN 21, 2015
Pours golden with a good white head. Smells of grass, hops and cardboard(??). Might be old (as most American beers seems to be at Vinmonopolet) but still rather good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mgajdaczewa (872) - Katowice, POLAND - JUN 18, 2015
W aromacie nieco herbaciane, żywiczno - owocowe, typowy Cascade. W smaku troszeczkę zbyt suche, lekko herbaciane, goryczka średnia. Pijalne i bardzo gładkie. Całkiem ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aggiebob (230) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle poured into a shaker. Bright clear gold with a white head that covers the top nicely. Carbonation is very nice - a strong steam of bubbles. The aroma is heavy on the pine with slight floral and citrus notes. It has a light to medium body with a malty caramel flavor that gives it a bittersweet finished.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
afullerview (1) - London, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2015 does not count
Set’s the standard for all Ameican Pale Ales. Now the grand daddy. This is a go to beer anytime and anyplace. Respect, Chico. BOOM!

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