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RATINGS: 4655   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 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
riley_i (7) - - MAR 12, 2012
From the bottle at The Pantry, Brighton, VIC. Tried this beer so many times and every time I enjoy it. Nice cleansing hops, over a pleasant toffee malt make this a perfect hot day beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sharkydodson (1397) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - MAR 26, 2017
the aroma is fruity and hoppy with hints of orange, pine, grapefruit, resin and spicy herbs... the taste is well-balanced, fruity and malty, with notes of swet orange, pine needles, grapefruit, key lime, resin and spicy grasses... the aftertaste is bitter and dry...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marstonlad (832) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 25, 2017
Bottle from Alko, Helsinki. Pours cloudy golden with a medium-sized, dense and frothy head. The aroma displays solid citrusy and floral hoppiness with pale, grainy maltiness in the background. Taste is built on a combination of pale maltiness and solid citrusy hoppiness; fresh, crisp citrus fruitiness rises to the fore. Bitterness is about medium, strong enough also for hopheads but weak enough to be drinkable for everyone. The palate is light to medium bodied, smooth, average in carbonation. Benchmark for all APAs.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nikokaoja (156) - Ljubljana, SLOVENIA - MAR 25, 2017
25. 3. 2017, Romeo, Ljubljana. Classical PA, with medium bodied flavour, almost no aroma. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hopper8 (99) - Holland, Michigan, USA - MAR 21, 2017
Im impressed. Ill be honest, I was expecting it to be great, but the balance between Hops and malt make it so pleasant. Its awesome.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
voyageurmike (358) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 20, 2017
12 oz bottle at Macon HGI. Hazy amber with medium carbonation, medium body. Aroma includes pine, the taste is spicy hops and finish pleasantly bitter.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
avena319 (17) - Colorado, USA - MAR 19, 2017
Pours a golden color with a nice head. Aroma of slight malt with hoppy overtones. A nice crisp taste with the perfect hop complement for an American pale ale. I have enjoyed this beer for many years and keep returning to it. This is the finest American pale ale I have ever had. I just wish the clone I brew tasted as good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (12400) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 14, 2017
Bottle at Brasshouse, Bournemouth. Hazy amber with an off white head. Aroma of caramel malt, fruity hops and citrus. Flavour is light moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Light medium bodied with light carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adamnowek (2311) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 13, 2017
Golden and slightly opaque. Foamy head. Earthy aroma. Taste has some spice and citrus. Always consistent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Phagelund (102) - DENMARK - MAR 9, 2017
Golden and clear colour with white foam. Aroma of malt, hops and a bit of flowers. The taste is pretty hoppy.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
WaddlingPlatypus (171) - Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2017
355ml bottle at the Barnt Green Inn, Barnt Green. Pale gold, slightly cloudy with a thin white head. Slight brine tuna aroma, with some fruitiness. Faint bread flavours with a touch of blunt citrus. Very carbonated.


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