RATINGS: 4420   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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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
milty908 (13) - USA - FEB 20, 2007
One of my favorite pale ales, and I’m an avid pale ale drinker and Sierra still stacks up as one of the best. I still get a shock lke jumping in cold water from my first gulp, while it smoothes out almost magically in your mouth. The aftertaste is the best, a taste that I can’t quite describe, maybe like if I ate rose petals that were sweet. Awesome with pizza.

pkbites (964) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 20, 2017
Can. Amber pour. Nice pine hop aroma. Good bitterness but could be maltier. This is decent but what one would expect from a macro attempt at a micro offering. There are better out there at lower prices.

snider75 (5) - - SEP 19, 2017 does not count
This beer tastes like ass. Yuck! Some people may like this but I'm not one of them. Sorry...but the bottle is pretty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

azzurro (339) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 19, 2017
This is my first Sierra Nevada, but hopefully there are better ones out there. I couldn't see the hype. Somewhat plain.

pep29 (6) - ITALY - SEP 15, 2017 does not count
Stupenda. Questa pale ale è davvero fantastica. Caramellata il giuso da trovare l'equilibro coi luppoli. gli ingrendienti si fondono in un perfetto equilibrio.

walkerrater (16) - ARGENTINA - SEP 11, 2017
Pours copper and clear. Aroma is malty. Taste is light malt, citrus and bitter with good carbonation.

joshisfapo (1) - - SEP 9, 2017 does not count
One of the original and best pale ales around. This is the beer I compare other beers to. It is good during hot or cold weather and seems to be my go to brewski. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

GvanGool (113) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 8, 2017
A bottle on sale at the local supermarket. What a nice IPA is this. Amber colour. Nice carbonation. Only small head. A nice smell of fresh hops comes towards you. And the taste is well balanced between good bitterness and citrus. A favorite for me! Best drink it well chilled. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

roruano (30) - Marília, BRAZIL - SEP 8, 2017
Traz no aroma leve caramelo, pinho e cítrico. No sabor puxa mais para o pinho do que para o cítrico. o corpo e a carbonatação são médios. Ótima pale.

herinmary (47) - - SEP 6, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 6, 2017 Про это пиво нечего и говорить, типичный качественный, питкий эль с солодовым вкусом и лёгкой горчинкой, без изысков

dondamn (1) - Glendora, California, USA - SEP 6, 2017 does not count
Currently enjoying a can of this. In the past few days I've been on a Sierra Nevada kick just because they've been on sale at the liquor. I've had the pale ale, IPA, and the sidecar. This is probably my favorite of the three. The IPA is really bitter and the sidecar is very citrus heavy but this kind of lands somewhere in between and I think they did a good job with what it is. It's not extremely strong about 5.5 abv so I usually drink this at the end of a session or with stronger beer( I've got the IPA chilling in the freezer next). Good call though for about 2.50 a can you can't go wrong.

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