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RATINGS: 4556   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

KaiserKolsch's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KaiserKolsch (38) - USA - JAN 12, 2008
Very nice aroma, smelled like a bakery. Taste was delightfully crisp with a sort of grassy taste. Good opening beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChadPoole (249) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 30, 2016
Pours amber with a white head that laces the glass. Aroma is grapefruit, pine and grass. Has a full body with a great balanced taste. Great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DarkSong (354) - Dacula, Georgia, USA - AUG 26, 2016
12 oz bottle. It pours a pale amber color with a small white, quickly fading head. It has a bready malt aroma, a resin and grapefruit aroma, and a little pine aroma. This beer is wonderfully balanced. The malt and hop flavors go together wonderfully. I taste pine and bread, with a little floral and some resin. I really like this beer. I was very surprised that I had not rated it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Roymullins (10) - - AUG 25, 2016
Perfectly balanced pale ale. Old reliable. Many times I scan the offerings and end up taking home a six pack of this fine ale and am never disappointed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BytesAndBrews (39) - - AUG 24, 2016
Light amber pour with a white head. Small clumps of yeast floating around from bottle conditioning. Light caramel and floral hop aroma. Flavors of caramel, a hint of pine, and an assertive hop bitterness to finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MattChiasson (20) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2016
Benchmark American Pale Ale. Out of the bottle, poured a beautiful deep copper colour with slight haze from bottle conditioning, and with a creamy persistent head. I got aromas of grapefruit citrus, orange peel, pine, and wildflower honey. Moderate caramel malt, moderate hops with lingering bitterness. Very well balance. Creamy, refreshing. Excellent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MortenLauge (12) - Aalborg Ř, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2016
Nicely balanced Pale Ale. Aroma is complex yet fuity. Light bitter taste and nice amber colour. An American pale ale to measure all other APAs against

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pilsnertest (37) - SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2016
Bottle. Menthol, flowers, grass and bitter citrus peels. Bell peppers. Dry. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmalaher (129) - Calgary, CANADA - AUG 18, 2016
Bottle. Nice orange color. Balanced flavor. Not too Hoppy. Crisp and clean. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bonev (252) - POLAND - AUG 18, 2016
Piwo klarowne w kolorze bursztynowym z obfita biala piana. Sa cytrusy, troche przypraw i nuty zywiczne. Czuc tez kwiaty i troche karmelu. Goryczka i wysycenie na srednim poziomie. Raczej wytrawne i słodowe w odbiorze. Przyjemnie sie pije ale nie powala.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeardedAvenger (150) - Addlestone, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2016
Bottle at The North Camp, Farnborough. 16/08/16. Zilch aroma. Deep amber. Flat. Bright wide head which soon dies away. Smooth. Frothy. Sharp bitternes, but not overly so. Underlying sweetness. Decent.

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