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Old 01-13-2008, 07:56 PM   #1
Jul 2007
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My local grocery just started to carry this and I wanted to hear peoples comment on Sierra Nevada Porter. I love their Pale Ale and love Celebration Ale, but am curious to know if Sierra Nevada is as good at making a darker ale.

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Old 01-13-2008, 08:29 PM   #2
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Oak Grove, Oregon, USA
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Yes, at least those times I've had it. I think of Sierra Nevada as the bride's maid of ale. It's been everywhere and it's always for sale!
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Old 01-15-2008, 04:09 PM   #3
Nov 2007
So.Cal., No. Orange County
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Meh. Both their porter and stout. jmho.

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Old 01-15-2008, 04:11 PM   #4
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Mar 2007
The Middle of NJ
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The Porter is very good and the Stout is awesome. They're just a solid brewery all around...

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Old 01-15-2008, 04:13 PM   #5
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Mar 2007
Old Saybrook CT
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great brew in my book! SN is a reliable brewery if you aren't looking to knocked out with excellence. A solid B grade, not the best in class, but no slouch.
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Old 01-15-2008, 04:14 PM   #6
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Manor, Tx
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I like it!

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Old 01-15-2008, 04:33 PM   #7
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Oct 2007
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As others have said in different words. They make damn good beer.
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Old 01-15-2008, 05:02 PM   #8
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May 2007
Norfolk, MA
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They do make some tasty beer...

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Old 01-15-2008, 05:41 PM   #9
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Apr 2007
Little Elm, TX
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i love the porter, the stout isn't my favorite but still good.
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Old 01-15-2008, 09:44 PM   #10
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It's a damned solid beer and one of my favorites. As you might expect, it's pretty hefty for a porter, but mighty fine.

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