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RATINGS: 4259   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

olilitewu's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
olilitewu (4) - Seattle, USA - OCT 22, 2009
To be brutally honest, this is an amazing beer. It smells great, looks good, and very smooth to drink. The flavor is hoppy while the malts easily provide a sturdy backbone. The beer tastes sweet and somewhat fruity, but it doesn’t let me forget that this is a pale ale. Very impressive

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Juha (49) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Aroma is slightly piney, malty, mouthfeel is very rounded and soft. Taste is crisp, refreshing, with some grapefruit and resin but not that much. A solid performer still after all these years.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
alang51 (43) - Essendon West, AUSTRALIA - MAY 2, 2015
The classic pale ale that started it for me. Pours a clear, bright caramel. Love the good pine taste to it, and some citrus flavor, even a slight hop spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sudomorph (813) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 1, 2015
Bottled 25/03/15. Pours a clear, bright caramel with a one finger head that thimst to a film and leaves mild lacing. Aroma has smooth notes of citrus, pine, bread, and slight hop spice. Taste is balanced. Bread, caramel, mild pine, citrus, resin, and slight hop spice. Medium body and carbonation clean and very easy drinking in the mouth with a slightly dry finish. Overall a really nice, easy drinking. Beer. Bready caramel mild pine, citrus, and hop spice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Satyroneto (191) - BRAZIL - MAY 1, 2015
Cor de ouro envelhecido um pouco turva com espuma branca de baixas formação e persistência; sem lacing. Aroma discreto de cítrico (pinho) e de caramelo; Sabor de caramelo e leve cítrico acompanhando o aroma com final de amargor comportado; retrogosto de leve cítrico e adstringência. Corpo e carbonatação médias.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cinesr (3) - - MAY 1, 2015 does not count
Profumi di agrumi gusto al palato che sferza su luppolo discreta birra da amici

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (5495) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 29, 2015
Bottle from Tesco. Pours clear amber, thin white head. Aromas of pine, citrus, light resin. Taste is bitter, caramel at the back. High carbonation, oily texture, clean finish. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
luisfelizola (109) - Campinas, BRAZIL - APR 26, 2015
Dourado escuro com boa formação de espuma mas não duradoura. Aromas maltados, leve cítrico. Amargor com sabor herbáceo. Boa carbonatação com final seco.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
GenkiGonzo (514) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 20, 2015
Bomber from ABC Stores in Waikiki. Ever so slightly cloudy with a brilliant amber glow. Aroma has grassy hops with honey malts. Very carbonated, nice full mouth bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsnicholas (326) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - APR 19, 2015
Bottle (12oz $1.30) Golden with small white head. Aroma seems slightly off, a little funky like a Belgian but much less so? Any way taste is good. Drry and slightly bitter in the finish. Would never refuse this beer, but not a "regular" either. Good. This was my introduction to craft beer many years ago.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fox13riderco (6) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 18, 2015 does not count
Good staple beer, a good pine taste to it, and addition it has a slight citrus flavor as well. Not my favorite from Sierra Nevada but a good one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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