RATINGS: 4462   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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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sbaz040 (39) - phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUN 13, 2006
Not a bad ale. very refreshing on a hot day when served very ice cold. It has the sierra nevada after taste which most of there beers have.Its not bad,just gets old.

TheBadge (11) - Corona, California, USA - JUN 12, 2006
12 ounce stubby bottle Classic pale ale style. Amber color and a yes full-bodied, hoppy bitter character. Very Good Pale Ale

melvin980 (177) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 10, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2007 Something about the hops in this beer or something that make it less enjoyable to other hoppy beers. It’s alright, but I guess I don’t like magnum and Perle hops.

thedindaniel (6) - Chula Vista, California, USA - JUN 10, 2006 does not count
not exactly my favorite beer but i must admit that it broke my pale ale cherry. since then ive found quite a few that i like more but this is a good solid brew thats more than easy to find. ive heard that it has lowered in quality since theyve started mass producing on a grander scale but im afraid im too young to say so for myself.

IPAndy (120) - minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 9, 2006
Nice floral aroma, clean and crisp taste with spicy hop profile. Excellent session beer. There are better beers out there, but SN is an excellent value. I’m factoring in the approx $1/beer price when I give it a 17 here.

LadySusan (766) - Ste-Therese, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 8, 2006
It starts with the nice amber color and gets better. It has a honey citrus flavor with some sweet caramel taste. The bitter after taste is good. This is a great ale.

drunknick (11) - iowa city, Iowa, USA - JUN 8, 2006
What is so great about this stuff? It is like the Bud of the ale world? Ok it is drinkable, and ussually easier to find than a urinal when out. I gues I like the fact that it goes on sale at the super market a lot. I guess it has a little bit of hops flavor that is impossible to find in just about any other beer that is so widely distributed. But a 90???? come on!!!!

after4ever (8025) - Mukilteo, Washington, USA - JUN 8, 2006
Never gets old, even if it does get outdone. The label triggers instant sub-cortical, Pavlovian tremors of anticipation after all these years. Hoppier by a nose than the draft version, and without having done a direct A/B test, I’d have to say a little fuller bodied. If you haven’t tried one, do, just to par yourself with beer peers. This is part of the original Star Wars trilogy of beer drinking. Everyone needs to have the experience no matter how dated and silly it might seem to some younger audience members.

FridgRaider (108) - Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 7, 2006
Don’t know the color. Nice hoppy aroma. this is a great cheap pale ale. couldn’t drink in a glass ’cause I would drink them to fast.

BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 5, 2006
Nice amber body and white head. Spicy aroma with some citrus and hops. Nice cascade hops throughout. Good example of a pale ale but I’ve had quite a few others that I prefer.

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