Sierra Nevada has a craft beer waiting for you to enjoy. Explore our traditional ales or our most adventurous, hoppiest craft beer . We are known for having some of the best IPAs around. Our Torpedo Extra IPA is always a favorite and Little Things is quickly becoming one of our best sellers.
More than 800 breweries — including Sam Adams, Sierra Nevada and New Belgium — will soon begin printing seals on their beers that identify them as “Certified Independent Craft.” The initiative, which was spearheaded by the trade group for independent craft brewers, is intended to differentiate “true” craft beers from
This year’s unique recipe is a crisp lager made in the Festbier style featuring German hops and toasty malts for a balanced beer that makes any moment festive. Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest is brewed using a blend of Two-Row Pale, Munich, and Vienna malts, and Spalter and Spalter Select German hops.
was founded in 1979, with founders Ken Grossman and Paul Camusi expanding their homebrewing hobby into a brewery in Chico, California. Along with the brewery’s location, Grossman claims the company’s name comes from his love of hiking in the mountains of the Sierra Nevada .
The Sierra NV. Hop Hunter is very similar but better in every way if that makes sense. If you get any NZ brews, Tuatara’s Aotearoa Pale Ale is quite good. I mentioned this elsewhere on this thread, but you should look for Liberty Ale from Anchor Brewing.
In 1776, Pedro Font’s map applied the name to the range currently known as the Sierra Nevada . The literal translation is “snowy mountains”, from sierra “a range of mountains”, 1610s, from Spanish sierra “jagged mountain range”, lit. “saw”, from Latin serra “a saw”; and from fem. of Spanish nevado “snowy”.
Through its Brewers Collective business unit, Anheuser-Busch’s craft brands also include 10 Barrel Brewing Co., Blue Point Brewing Company, Breckenridge Brewery, Devils Backbone Brewing Company, Elysian Brewing Company, Four Peaks Brewing Co., Golden Road Brewing, Goose Island Beer Company , Karbach Brewing Co., Veza
In 1980, his Sierra Nevada Brewing brewed its first batch of what is now its most popular beer, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. Now one of America’s premier craft breweries, sales are more than $300 million .
In 1872, he released this light amber lager after experimentations with a new English kilning process produced the lightly kilned malt we now know as Munich. By this time, the Oktoberfest had been a yearly celebration for about 60 years. REVIEW: Spaten Oktoberfest .
Note: Most calories are rounded to the nearest 10. Want more numbers? Find your drink in our chart:
|Light Beer (12 oz.)||Calories|
|Sierra Nevada Porter||180|
|New Belgium Ranger IPA||190|
|Samuel Adams Octoberfest||190|
Shiner Oktoberfest is made using the highest-quality Two-Row Barley, Munich, and Caramel malts, along with German grown Hallertau Tradition and Hersbrucker hops. It has a rich malty aroma, with a caramel sweetness that fades to a dry, hoppy finish.
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale is a delightful example of the classic pale ale style. It has a deep amber color and a exceptionally full-bodied, complex character. The fragrant bouquet and spicy flavor are the results of the generous use of the best Cascade hops. 13.4°<P> Bottle Conditioned.
They sold the business for $3,000 to start Sierra Nevada with Paul Camusi, whom Grossman bought out in 1998.