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RATINGS: 4495   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rf0263 (34) - - FEB 2, 2018
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2018 Molto buona. Splendida luppolatura, fresca e dissetante. Voto personale 8.7/10.


2.7
funcut (819) - SIBENIK, CROATIA - APR 22, 2018
UPDATED: APR 22, 2018 Hvala prijatelju Goranu iz picerija Viva u Sibeniku na ovom pivu... Ok pivo ..pitko i osjeti se hmelj...

3.1
doriangrey (181) - Diamond Creek, AUSTRALIA - APR 17, 2018
An amazing beer in its time but now superseded by many better ones. Still very refreshing though. Not too hoppy and quite malty and packs a bit of a pinch at 5.6%. Light mandarin orange background and pretty quaffable

3.6
thejackpacker (853) - East Sussex, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2018
Bottle from system. A decent ale and a big history behind it. Nothing remarkable

3
Beerwithwings (440) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2018
UPDATED: APR 14, 2018 Bottle at home bought from a local supermarket. Is an okay pale but is so old school now. Lacks hops and lacks flavour but is a fairly good beer

3
Letshaveatry (49) - Winchester, Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2018
UPDATED: APR 12, 2018 355ml bottle. Clear amber beer with sweet taste changing to a slight bitterness. No real hop aroma or taste, but solid malt. No carbonation, but a nice head

3.7
snowcrash000 (215) - Cologne, GERMANY - APR 6, 2018
Pours a clear, deep gold/light amber coloration with a medium, fizzy head. Smells faintly of biscuity, bready malt, with a certain graininess coming through as well and the merest hint of citrus and pine. Taste is a good balance of biscuity malt and citrus hops, with just a hint of pine coming through and an underlaying grainy and slightly flowery note. Finishes with crisp, light/medium bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel with a light/medium body and medium carbonation. I wasn't gonna review this as first, as my bottle is a good six months old. However, reading the other reviews and knowing that SN are actually masters of brewing beers that keep well, I feel that the beer is actually supposed to have this slightly understated malt/hop presence, which is kind of typical of a classic, old school Pale Ale, I suppose. It's well balanced, crisp and easy-drinking, but lacks a certain bite and doesn't really seem that special. Maybe it really is better fresh, who knows.

3.7
DejanSt (647) - Trencin, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 5, 2018
flasa z tesca. velmi prijemna svieza vona. medova mierne kalna farba. pena nedrzi. chut horkasta emne sadka vyrazna prijemna. na konci ostava.

4.2
MaltoseTrub4 (4) - - APR 3, 2018 does not count
UPDATED: APR 3, 2018 Schiuma panna! molto beverina , caramellata pale ale facile da bere!! Amabile e non picchia sul palato. Da gustare... una delle migliori Pale ale!!

3.9
Oiolosse (244) - Granada, SPAIN - APR 3, 2018
El borrador de SNPA en todos los otros lugares es una receta diferente y se enumera por separado. Sierra Nevada Pale Ale es un delicioso ejemplo del clásico estilo pale ale. Tiene un color ámbar profundo y un carácter excepcionalmente corpulento y complejo. El aroma fragante y el sabor picante son el resultado del uso generoso de los mejores lúpulos Cascade. <P> Botella acondicionada. IBU: 37 Saltos amargos: Magnum & Perle Finishing Hops: Cascade Maltas: dos filas pálido y caramelo

3.7
Banksiz (166) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 1, 2018
Piney nose, with some flowery notes. Orange and tangerine notes as it breathes. Medium body, moderate malty sweetness. Pleasant bitterness with a nice hop flavor. Bitter finish with no harshness. Well-balanced pale ale that's not overdone in alcohol or bitterness.


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