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RATINGS: 4071   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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChrisTurner (206) - Melbourne, - MAY 24, 2008
Pours with a perfect white head with nice retention and good lacing. Rich orangey amber with a few floatiies. Aroma so good I could cry (APA is one of my favourite styles), full of citrusy hops and sweetness. Smooth, crisp and bitter flavour of hops. Absolutely delicious. Possibly the best APA I’ve had. Only problem is that by the time it makes it here from the US it costs AUD7 a bottle. Am planning trip to the US for the near future...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lele (111) - Padova, ITALY - SEP 19, 2014
Rinfrescante American Pale Ale. Dal colore ambrato chiaro, limpido. Schiuma lievemente giallognolo crema, abbastanza fitta, abbondante e persistente. L’aroma non è fortissimo: si avverte soprattutto del netto luppolato e dell’erbaceo. Anche il gusto tende al luppolato, ai frutti tropicali e soprattutto all’erbaceo (si avvertono molto sentori di paglia). Amaro inizialmente non accentuato, ma si avverte soprattutto nel lungo e persistente retrogusto, soprattutto nella parte posteriore e laterale della lingua e nel palato. Leggero acidulo e mieloso. Carbonizzazione media. Corpo tra leggero e medio. Bevibilissima e molto dissetante.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CopterScott (141) - Kansas, USA - SEP 18, 2014
clear light copper color with a thin tan head that persists and leaves some lacing. aroma is light hops and light malts. Flavor is pine and earth hops, bread, and some pepper.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Calisky (719) - ALSACE, FRANCE - SEP 16, 2014
Couleur ambrée légère, forte mousse blanche. Nez houblonné fruité assez doux. Gout houblonné fruité assez doux avec note amères resineuses. Corps moyen. Fin de bouche assez légère.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Baramba (90) - ITALY - SEP 16, 2014
Hazy copper with a longlasting creamy head. Citrus hop aroma, fruity, bitterness

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rouhlas (107) - GREECE - SEP 14, 2014
355 ml bottle at The Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki. Golden amber color with white head. Light hoppy - fruity aroma, malty - bready. Sweet taste, little bit spicy with a some bitterness at the finish. Light to medium body, oily feel, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Humlehode (85) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 13, 2014
Pours golden with quickly disappearing head. Pleasant aroma of citrus, pine, bread crust. Very well balanced in all respects. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drsandman (310) - New York, USA - SEP 11, 2014
All over the place, all the time, what a staple. What a hoppy clean pale ale, readily available across the world... Props to SN. Pours orange amber, white head. Aroma of pine, bread, citrus. Flavor is light sweet, malty, and hop finish. Straight down the fairway, crisp, fresh, clean.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Hops (65) - Michigan, USA - SEP 11, 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. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fattybladdy (557) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Fizzy orange appearance with airy white head. Earthy hops in the aroma. Taste of piney and citrus hops, very easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarkoNm (535) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - SEP 9, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy orangey color topped with average white frothy head. A mild citrusy aroma with some biscuity notes. Pleasant hoppy bitterness in the body, with a bit more bitterness in the finish.

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