Sierra Nevada Brewing Celebration Fresh Hop IPA

Sierra Nevada Brewing Celebration Fresh Hop IPA

The most wonderful time of the year has come. The leaves are changing, hop harvest has just happened, and Sierra Nevada Brewing Celebration Fresh Hop IPA has arrived! Here’s a look at its new look. Celebration Fresh Hop IPA Sierra Nevada has been brewing Celebration... Read More
Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine 2007

Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine 2007

Back in 2007, I was really into the craft beer deal (I still am, but not nearly as much). The big names were what we chased and we were kids. When Bigfoot Barleywine release time came around, I grabbed a case. So how has Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine 2007 held up?... Read More
Sierra Nevada 40th Hoppy Anniversary Ale

Sierra Nevada 40th Hoppy Anniversary Ale

Hoppy beers are incredibly common these days but when craft brewers first emerged in the US, they were far from the norm. In 1980, when Sierra Nevada opened their doors, even their Pale Ale was incredibly hoppy by standards of the time. Since then, the craft beer... Read More
Sierra Nevada Beer Camp ’11 Weizenbock

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp ’11 Weizenbock

The Sierra Nevada Beer Camp 2011 mixed 12-pack offered plenty of goodies for the craft beer consumer.  4 different offerings, each unique and tasty.  The Weizenbock weighed in at 6.6% ABV making it the lightest of the brews, at least alcohol wise.  Flavor wise, it was... Read More
Sierra Nevada Beer Camp ’11 California Common

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp ’11 California Common

Part of the 2011 Beer Camp mixed 12-pack, mind the California Common is a very nice example of the style.  Light fruitiness in the nose with a small touch of toasty malt aroma that supports the hops nicely.  Nice medium malt flavor with toasty and light caramel with a... Read More