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’s 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.