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RATINGS: 4601   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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2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
MbpBugeye (39) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 3, 2011
Clear amber gold. The head is sticky, leaving tons of white lacing. It fades to a pillow, fueled by tie laser etched Perfect Pint. The smell is straightforward. Lightly doughy malts under floral hops. Sweet floral and citrus hops start things off nicely. A toasted grain malt presence takes things until some bittering pine finishes it. Very sharp carbonation, its way too much for me. The body isnt too thin though.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Douberd (5031) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2016
(Sierra Nevada Pale Ale) Bottle 355ml at home, served into a shaker, ABV 5.6% Deep orange colour on the body, crystal clear, with a small and thin white head on top, average retention. The aroma has light caramel malts and faint fruity notes. Taste on the other hand is more intense, still caramel malts, light citrus, tropical fruits. Medium thin body, carbonation on the high side. Pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
freretoc (1782) - Besanon, FRANCE - DEC 4, 2016
Bue en bouteille de 355ml chez Charlie et Renaud Couleur ambre, pointe de mousse et effervescence moyenne Nez sur le fruit jaune et la rsine Attaque rsineuse et malte fin de bouche avec une pointe dalcool agrable et facile.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rubyroo (125) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 3, 2016
aroma of pine, lemon and orange. taste follows, with a slight earthy character and some caramel. appearance is a golden orange with some yeast in suspension, without being cloudy. palate is thin with a lightly bitter aftertaste. Overall- A classic beer that holds up to modern craft. Accessible without sacrificing flavour.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Popoff91 (118) - Oregon, USA - DEC 2, 2016
12-ounce bottles in a pint glass. Not so much a pale ale as an India Pale Ale. However, with as overly hopped as many of their beers are, I guess compared to them this one wouldnt be quite so bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ipabr (194) - Somerset, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2016
Truly dont like this. Cascade is hideous, lager/epa like hop. I only drink beer for these new fandangled fruity new world hops, not boring English tasting floral spicey rubbish. But at least Ive narrowed down that filthy hop at last, this is why ratebeer is such a good idea.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
martythesmarty (204) - SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2016
Bottle. Pours orange with a white head. Aroma is sweet and hoppy. Taste is sweet but the finish is bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
VertBaconStrips (2339) - Blerkablerka, NIUE - NOV 20, 2016
Dammit. I thought Id be the first to review this... Ok, lets assume this is my 9 millionth so I best actually do this. Caramel, soft sweet orange, toasted malts, bit o pine, honey aroma. Mellow yet obvious bitterness. Bready malts with the caramel being minor, orange, pine, more citrus, the underbelly of faint spice. Finishes clear. Yumtime.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rob19a (143) - - NOV 11, 2016
11/20 not spectacular but a decent pub/supermarket option. Piney taste, mild bitterness, easy to drink but not enough flavour for me ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ALIBALI (969) - Kiel, GERMANY - NOV 5, 2016
Crisp, grasy, getreidig, citrusfrisch und rundum das Kippbier. Das Farmhouse Pale Ale. Der Hafer machts mglich. Klasse und ausgereift. 0,355l Flasche aus einem Supermarkt in Flensburg. Im Bett mit Andy vernascht. Unter 3.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PugUglyBrewer (243) - - NOV 4, 2016
Deep copper to burnt orange color. Supple white head of foam. Toasted grain and light lemon and grapefruit on the nose. Light caramel and toast with slight citrus bite in the finish.


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