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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 Extra IP... 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 Celebration Ale is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
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Sierra Nevada Narwhal Imperial... 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 2008
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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 Imperia... 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 Stout is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
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Sierra Nevada Summerfest is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Summerfest 5.0
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Sierra Nevada Kellerweis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Kellerweis 4.8
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Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Double ... 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 Rye 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
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Sierra Nevada Glissade Golden ... 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 Barleywi... 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 Beer Camp #93 IP... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Beer Camp #93 IPA 6.9
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Sierra Nevada Pale Bock is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Pale Bock 7.0
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Sierra Nevada Carolina Dreamin... 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 AlteRed is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada AlteRed 6.2
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Sierra Nevada Sierrandipity 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 Oktoberfest is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest 5.8
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Sierra Nevada ESB is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada ESB 5.9
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Sierra Nevada Tumbler Autumn B... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Tumbler Autumn Brown Ale 5.5
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Sierra Nevada Fistful of Hops is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sierra Nevada Beers
Sierra Nevada Fistful of Hops 6.3