Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale 6pk, Chico

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Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale 6pk
# BMSIE22822
Country: United States
Region: California
Sub-Region: Chico
Grape Varietal: American IPA
Review Score: 97BA
Alcohol By Volume: 6.8%

1 bottle in stock for in-store purchase.
$8.99
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Brassy amber color shows a bright clarity. Sharp citric and minty hop notes in the nose with some toasted grain in the back, a pretty big aroma. Medium bodied with a deep crispness. Hop bitterness is pretty sharp as it easily cuts through the malt from sip to sip. Hop flavors range from tobacco to mint, grapefruit peel to green tea. Toasted grain and a mild caramel maltiness lay deep beneath the hop character. Warming alcohol pokes through with a quick fume and clean fruitiness. Finishes bitter with a quick kiss of malt. This is the typical veteran hophead's first pick for winter seasonals and a great pick at that.

97 points, BeerAdvocate (Dec 2010)