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roro808 Sep 13, 2013 12:19 PM

A friend raved about SN beer that I have never heard of.... really! Anyone can give me ideas on how good it is. Also, is it worth visiting the brewery in CA?

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  1. bobabear RE: roro808 Sep 13, 2013 12:20 PM

    Is it a specific Sierra Nevada brew you haven't heard of, or you haven't heard of SN in general?

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      TombstoneShadow RE: roro808 Sep 15, 2013 09:35 PM

      Overall I would rate SN as a great brewer, but would say that they have quite a few offerings and at least to my palate I find that there's a fairly wide dispersion in the brews that I really like, and really don't like.

      Interesting you put up this post as I was just going to (and will) post on a couple new SNs I tried a few days ago: Flipside "Red IPA" and Narwahl Imperial stout... true to form I loved the Narwahl and didn't care much for flipside.

      1. TroyTempest RE: roro808 Sep 16, 2013 09:20 AM

        First, maybe you should let us know what are some of the beers that you like. Then someone can steer you to a SN product you might like.

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          RB Hound RE: roro808 Sep 16, 2013 10:45 AM

          They are the second largest craft brewer in the US (behind Samuel Adams / Boston Beer Company), the seventh largest brewer overall, and you haven't heard of them?

          As TroyTempest asked, with what beers are you familiar? I see you have a lot of Hawaii posts, so if you do live there you may have some serious gaps due to the limited distribution there.

          I don't think their brewery warrants a special trip, unless you are in Chico for whatever reason.

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