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Sierra Nevada Side Car Orange Pale Ale

Sierra Nevada Side Car Orange Pale Ale

Rated 3.200 by BeerPals
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Brewed by Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

Chico, CA, United States

Style:  American Pale Ale

5.3% Alcohol by Volume

35 International Bittering Units

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http://www.sierranevada.com/beer/year-round/sidecar We love hops with a bright, citrus-heavy character. We always wondered what it would be like to punch up the citrus while maintaining a crisp hop bite and balance. The result is this new take on the hoppy pale ale brewed with Cascade, Equinox, and Mandarina hops with a hint of orange peel from additions in both the brew kettle and the fermenter that tweak the classic hop profile and add a zesty pop of bright orange flavor.

ID: 67893 Last updated 2 years ago Added to database 4 years ago

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Statistics

Overall Rank18004
Overall Percentile62.1
Style Rank642 of 1940
Style Percentile66.9
Lowest Score3.0
Highest Score4.0
Average Score3.500
Weighted Score3.200
Standard Deviation0.000

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  • CYBERCAT 10143 reviews
    rated 3.0 2 years ago

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

    Pours clear amber with a thick and frothy eggshell head. Aroma features orange and fresh malt notes. Flavor adds some woody, slightly bitter hops to the mix, though the orange character fades a bit. Mouthfeel offers typical fizz and body. A nice "sidecar" to a meal or a game on TV.

  • RJA 2975 reviews
    rated 4.0 3 years ago

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

    A dark bold golden colored beer with a three fingered sudsy textured white head rising above. There’s not mich hang time on the head and no lacing left behind. A singular profile. Grassy hops in nose and bolder in tasting. Moderate bodied and a bit flat.

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