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The Best Sierra Nevada Beers 

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List Rules Top beers made by the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, including discontinued, limited edition, retired, seasonal and specialty beer

List of the best Sierra Nevada beers, ranked by beer fans. This list includes current, discontinued, seasonal, limited and speciality Sierra Nevada beers. Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is perhaps best known for Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, but Sierra Nevada brews a range of beers, from IPAs to Pilsners to brown ales. This list includes the best Sierra Nevada beers, including those only brewed seasonally or in special release limited editions.  

 Sierra Nevada offers several beers year round, including Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Sierra Nevada Stout, Sierra Nevada Porter, Sierra Nevada Kellerweis and Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA. Although Sierra Nevada Pale Ale is the most popular, fans of the brewing company sometimes include these year-round brews as the best of Sierra Nevada.

 Other Sierra Nevada beers are offered only seasonally, and they are generally created to match the flavors or feelings of the seasons. A favorite Sierra Nevada seasonal beer for the holidays is Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale, a fresh hop ale that pairs well with meals eaten over the holiday season, such as turkey and stuffing.

  Or do you remember Peach Pit or Black Vapor? These are some of the large amount of Sierra Nevada beers that were made in small batches for a limited time, then retired -- and there‚Äôs no guarantee that the brewing company will bring them back.  Sierra Nevada fans often know and love these beers, such as the 20th Street Ale collection, and rank them as some of the best beers from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
5.6% alcohol
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Ex... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA 7.2
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Sierra Nevada Celebratio... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
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Sierra Nevada Narwhal Im... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Narwhal Imperial Stout 10.2
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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot 20... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
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Sierra Nevada Porter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Porter 5.6
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Sierra Nevada Hoptimum I... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPA 10.4
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Sierra Nevada Kellerweis... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Kellerweis 4.8
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Sierra Nevada Stout is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
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Sierra Nevada Summerfest... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Summerfest 5.0
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Sierra Nevada Hoptimum D... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Double IPA 10.4
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Sierra Nevada Ruthless R... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye 6.6
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Sierra Nevada Wheat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
4.4% alcohol
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Sierra Nevada Glissade G... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Glissade Golden Bock 4.5
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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Ba... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale 9.6
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Sierra Nevada Pale Bock ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Pale Bock 7.0
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Sierra Nevada Beer Camp ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Beer Camp #93 IPA 6.9
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Sierra Nevada Carolina D... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Carolina Dreamin' 9.0
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Sierra Nevada Tumbler Au... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Tumbler Autumn Brown Ale 5.5
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Sierra Nevada Sierrandip... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Sierrandipity 4.3
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Sierra Nevada Estate Ale... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Estate Ale 6.7
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Sierra Nevada ESB is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada ESB 5.9
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Sierra Nevada Oktoberfes... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest 5.8
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Sierra Nevada AlteRed is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada AlteRed 6.2
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Sierra Nevada Flipside R... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Flipside Red IPA 6.2