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RATINGS: 4146   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tonkun (916) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 12, 2012
Bottle. Light copper pour with great head. Grapefruit, bread and citrus. Nice smooth and balanced body with creamy but bitter carbonation. Nice finish with some sweetness. Great beer

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bwyu (37) - - DEC 24, 2014
Still a classic pale ale. Seems less grapefruit than in the past but still a nice floral citrus aroma and flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Hounddog77 (3) - - DEC 24, 2014 does not count
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale has a great taste, not too hoppy, very smooth no harash after taste. Highly recommended!!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Teran (27) - Belgrade, SERBIA - DEC 24, 2014
So refreshing! So many levels of aromas! Crispy and in good measure spicy. Mountain purity. Liquid gold. One of the best labels I have ever seen. Fresh green color is so good for this beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Westchesterco (1108) - mclean, Virginia, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Poured from a bottle it is a clear golden color with a slight head. The aroma is citrus and the taste is a strong bitter citrus flavor with some tangy spice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Donpepone (12) - - DEC 21, 2014
Poco que decir sobre el caballo insignia de Sierra Nevada. Muy sabrosa. Fácil de tomar

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bpar73 (529) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Bottle. Amber pour with a white head. Citrus and pine hop aroma and taste. An excellent, clean, crisp pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
torejh (20) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 20, 2014
350 ml bottle. Pours a dark orange color with a medium off-white head. Nose of citrus (grapefruit) hops and caramel malts. Medium carbonation. A nice hoppy well-balanced finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bearislandbeer (15) - - DEC 20, 2014
I find that many craft beer drinkers underestimate this ale. This is the ale that helped our cause! Still my favorite go-to for regular drinking and refreshment, crisp drinking with cascade aromas and wonderful vitamin B provided from their yeast in bottle conditioning. Hats off Ken Grossman to a great company with a staple that helped people switch to good craft beer!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lukasmh (249) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 20, 2014 Bottle. Pours cloudy orange with awesome off white thick head. Aroma of hops is too old. Mellow fruits, elderflower, bready malt, slight slight citrus. Taste is sweet malts, caramel, dry hoppy finish. Some pine and mellow citrus fruits. Sessionable. Like it a lot when fresh. Medium well carbonated body. Some sediment.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Schwarzbart (24) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 16, 2014
One of the first hop forward craft beers that I tried back in 1994. A true classic APA. Still good. Light citrus and pine hops on a grainy malt bill. Medium-light body with a slightly sharp, spicy hop finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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