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RATINGS: 4008   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tone77 (256) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 28, 2012
Pours a dark golden color. Smell is on the hoppy side. Taste is hops up front, some bitterness, a bit of malts at the finish. Overall a decent brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zoret (45) - Badalona, SPAIN - JUL 14, 2014
Aromes fruitats de pressec, pomes grogues, caramel, almibar i un pel de terra. Sabors dolços fruitats amb final amarg, resinós i persistent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joejames (101) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle to English pint. Pours amber, two finger head, nice lacing. Aroma is floral, lemon zest and grapefruit. Taste is nicely balanced sweet malts and citrusy bitter hops. Medium body, low carbonation, slightly resin mouth feel. Finishes bitter but not extreme. Notes of citrus fruits, herbs and caramel malts. A nicely done pale ale!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
borre_m (220) - NORWAY - JUL 11, 2014
Pours clear dark golden.. Aroma of pine and grass. Taste is a bit of hops nicely balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
graziano85 (287) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 11, 2014
Hazy orange colour, with a small yellowish head. Smell is hoppy, citrus hops. In the taste after the hoppy notes comes also a nice caramel malt note, with also some spiciness. Bitter finish, but well balanced, not too much. Medium/low carbonation. Very good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
christhoel (14) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2014
floral, golden, cloudy, frothy, . the further down the glass i got the better it tasted couldn’t drink a bucket full of this but 1 here and there on a hot day does lovely

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fajry (365) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 8, 2014
Fľaša. Farba tmavo zlatá, jantárová, biela pena, ktorá držala veľmi dlho. Vôňa sladová, trávnatá, kvetinová, kde pekne cítiť chmeľ. V chuti sladová sladkosť, prechádza cez kvetinové tóny, zľahka citrusové tóny to príjemnej jemne chmeľovosti. Telo stredné, veľmi príjemná nasýtenosť. Nie je to žiadny extra ale, ale tým, že je ľahký a krásne vyvážený, tak je prudko piteľný.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
teddybeer (2162) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 7, 2014
Golden color with a foamy white head, good lasting and moderate lacing. aroma has notes of hops with grassy hints. Flavor is moderate bittery with fruity notes. Dry in the final with a mild bittermess.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
TannerMidd (5) - jenks, Oklahoma, USA - JUL 7, 2014 does not count
A delicious pale ale that can be drank any day of the week. A nice smell of pine and slight citrus in the nose. The taste is much the same with a refreshing pine flavor. Delicious. I know there is a better Pale Ale out there, I just haven’t found it yet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Saeglopur (253) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle from AmmersinO, Vienna. Beautiful deep amber, clear body, with a big, creamy, slightly yellow head. Aroma of citrus, tangerine, some pine and interesting earthy, grainy notes. Taste is really smooth, with about the same aromas. Mouthfeel is medium, slick, with a medium carbonation and it finishes bitter, slightly dry, with lemon zest, pine and grain notes. Simply tasty! Very very smooth, greatly balanced and a classic example of a Cascade hopped ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jamesthebrit (232) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Sort of soapy earthy note with a hint of lemon lime citrus. Looks good. Good head. Solid amber color. Taste is smooth. Hint of hops. Little malt. A solid blend of flavors without going toward one too much. Solid for a pale ale. Palate is lighter but still full on the palate. A really solid pale ale. I could drink a lot of this.

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