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RATINGS: 4233   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

jjh19's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jjh19 (62) - California, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Appearance: Golden yellow. Smell: Grassy and earthy. Taste: Nice balance. Crisp hops. Mid-tone malts. Nothing overwhelms anything else. The model of what a Pale Ale should be. Mouthfeel: Smooth and light body. Drinkability: A pale ale that aims for and hits the straight-down-the-middle pale ale target. Bullseye. A Classic for a reason.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mstrcrwly (436) - New York, USA - MAR 31, 2015
drank straight from the bottle..aroma of pine,resin,florals..crisp,bitter..a good old fashioned Pale Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adasko (661) - Poznan, POLAND - MAR 30, 2015
Good, easy drinking, refreshing beer. I wish it was possible to buy beer like this on every corner in Poland.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
edsspoon (679) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle - amber with a big bubbly beige head. Aroma of mango, grass, lemon, earth and orange. Taste of lemon, mango, grass with bitterness to finish. Hints of spice, toast and straw. Medium body, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
axl (87) - Lund, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2015
330ml bottle. Classic, always great returning to this one. Amber with fluffy white head. Aroma of pine, light citrus, apricots, peaches and fruity malts. Sweet malty taste with some fruitiness and light bitterness. There’s a reason this is a classic!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VamboladeTolly (441) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAR 26, 2015
Bottle @ De Tolly Joogipood. Pours slightly hazy golden with small white head. Aroma is grassy, citric,pne, malty.Taste is medium bitter, with some sweetness, grapefruit, pine, softering malts. Medium body. Bitter finish. Medium carbonation. Well balanced.Good APA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beer_est_deus (806) - örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2015
Klar, ljus orange med ett ljust guld färgat skum. Doft: Malt, lite frukt, äpplen, gräs, jäst. Smak: Malt, jäst, frukt soda, lite knäckebröd, jäst, citrus skal.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ordybill (414) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 25, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a big hop aroma with some additional grain as a backdrop. Appearance- This is a clear golden amber colored beer with a small white head. Taste- Has that nice APA hop bite. Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation, has a nice hop dry finish. Overall- A solid beer that i rank well above average, I personally other Sierra Nevada brews better than this, but I would drink this again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cristobal37 (301) - Canyon Lake, California, USA - MAR 25, 2015
SNPA is an American institution. It changed the game for craft beer in the usa. Compared to the wave of bitterbombs over the last 10-15 years it’s very mellow, but the hop character is still really pleasant. Nice light body, but at 5.6% it’s no slouch, especailly on a hot day. A pioneer that deservedly retains it’s prestige.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rdixon77 (1188) - Georgia, USA - MAR 24, 2015
A classic. Good solid pale. Toasted malts, orange peel bitter hops, crisp finish. Won't blow anyone away, but never a bad choice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tomekboniek (149) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAR 23, 2015
Butelka. Ważne do 26.06.2015 r. Barwa bursztynowa, klarowna. Piana biała, średnio pęcherzykowa, szybko znika. Mało wyraźny aromat brzoskwini, ananasa, grejpfruta. Smak lekko wodnisty cytrusów, żywicy z goryczką na poziomie blisko 0 IBU. Wysycenie wysokie. Piwo niestety rozczarowuje. Spodziewam się przynajmniej piwa na poziomie dobrego polskiego APA niestety wyszło wprost przeciwnie.

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