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Sierra Nevada 40 Hoppy Anniversary Ale

Sierra Nevada 40 Hoppy Anniversary Ale

Rated 3.300 by BeerPals

Brewed by Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

Chico, CA, United States

Style:  IPA

6% Alcohol by Volume

65 International Bittering Units

This is a limited edition beer


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Hop-forward beers weren’t popular when we started brewing in 1980. But we loved them, and we knew that if we were going to open a brewery, we’d better make something distinctive. It’s been 40 years since then, and we’re still brewing what we love. This beer showcases the bold flavors and aromas of a classic West Coast IPA: intense pine and citrus with a deep gold color and slight caramel sweetness. Here’s to following your passion, and to the next 40 years.

ID: 81020 Last updated 8 months ago Added to database 1 year ago

Key Stats

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2

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Statistics

Overall Rank9604
Overall Percentile79.8
Style Rank916 of 4616
Style Percentile80.2
Lowest Score3.5
Highest Score4.0
Average Score3.750
Weighted Score3.300
Standard Deviation0.000

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  • HANTRAN 491 reviews
    rated 4.0 1 year ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 9 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    Strong nose, lemon peal, pine sap, touch of sourdough. Slightly hazed medium copper body topped by a foamy white head with decent retention and faint lace. Effervescence continues up side of glass. Mouth is full-some and slightly creamy, good tingle. Flavor is straightforward, well balanced, bit of pine, hint of tropical notes, slightly sour and nicely bitter finish.

  • CYBERCAT 10143 reviews
    rated 3.5 1 year ago

    Aroma: 6 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    Pours clear amber with a thick and pillowy ivory head. Aroma features resiny hops with a citrus and crisp malt foundation. Flavor provides piney hops, crisp fresh malt, zesty grapefruit, a sweet tropical hint. Texture offers decent body and peppy fizz. Hoppy anniversary, Sierra Nevada - here's to at least 40 more!

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