Sierra Nevada Wood Aged Celebration

 
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Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.72/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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3.3
boozedude (2228) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Sharted with with hakes drive at club w/ brpown hazy color with hoppy, this stuf, is just ok, I wpi;dmt seek itout

4
Precept53 (147) - West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA - DEC 11, 2010
Overall a very well made beer. Beautiful copper color with medium white lacing. Aroma of strong hops, mild citrus and pine. Taste is of strong hops, with a faint orange taste. Smooth and warm going down.

3.8
arone12 (929) - Maryland, USA - DEC 9, 2010
Pours a deep red color with a light brown colored head. Smells of pine tree, pine needles, blossoming oak blossoms, and orange zest. Taste is delicious. Has pine tree flavors, some citrus, and other woods. Mmmm

3.7
bb (9268) - Alamo, California, USA - MAY 1, 2008
Draft. Amber beer with an off-white head. Light citrus aroma. Light citrus and bourbon flavor with backing malt. Medium body. grapefruit hops linger with bourbon and vanilla.

3.8
bikesandbeers (547) - san diego, California, USA - FEB 6, 2008
sampled on tap at the San Diego Strong Ale Festival Nov 2008, an event share with what seemed liked hundreds of ratebeerians and enjoyed mostly through a straw, since my face was a bloody mess of scabs and stitches. golden amber nice woodiness to go with the usual spice and hops. the hops were noticible reduced from the normal celebration, but the wooded added a nice new complexity.

3.5
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - JAN 3, 2008
Tap @ 2007 Strong Ale Fest. Poured a clear golden amber color. The aroma was lightly hopped with dry woody notes. The flavor had a malty start and a citrus middle. Dry woody finish.

3.7
fordest (2470) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - DEC 19, 2007
Sampled at the PP SAF. Wood aromas came out over the typical citrus and grass hops. Flavors were nice hoppy, with notes of wood in there too. Pretty good.

4
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 18, 2007
Sampled at the second annual Bistro’s West Coast Barrel Aged Beer Fest: Pours a transparent bright copper bronze with a clingy-lacing white head. Aroma of fresh piny hops and crisp oak with some toasty caramel maltiness. Starts with some semi-sweet toasty caramel malt flavor and big earthy grapefruity hops toward a drier, crisp oaky bittersweet finish. A nicely-balanced and quite drinkable brew.

3.8
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 12, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2012
Name: Celebration Ale
Date: November 30, 2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Tasting, Strong Ale Fest
Appearance: clear gold, fine beige head, specks of lace
Aroma: sweet crystal malt aroma with plenty of floral and earthy hops reinforced by an oaky character
Flavor: rich crystal and caramel malt flavor, hops are almost taken over by the sweet malts and vanilla but the oak comes in to balance it back out
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.8/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *** /4

4.2
wetherel (1883) - Cupertino, California, USA - DEC 2, 2007
On tap at PP Strong Ale Festival. Creamy microbubble small head. Amber color. Lots of oak in the aroma including some caramelization. Very nice.


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