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Featured Beer: Sierra Nevada Side Car

SIDECAR® ORANGE PALE ALE A pale ale with a twist.

We love hops with a bright, citrus-heavy character. We always wondered what it would be like to punch up the citrus while maintaining a crisp hop bite and balance. The result is this new take on the hoppy pale ale brewed with Cascade, Equinox, and Mandarina hops with a hint of orange peel from additions in both the brew kettle and the fermenter that tweak the classic hop profile and add a zesty pop of bright orange flavor.

OVERVIEW

  • ALCOHOL CONTENT 5.3% by volume
  • BEGINNING GRAVITY 13.6° plato
  • ENDING GRAVITY 3° plato
  • BITTERNESS UNITS 35

INGREDIENTS

  • YEAST Ale yeast
  • BITTERING HOPS Magnum
  • FINISHING HOPS Cascade, Equinox, Mandarina
  • MALTS Two-row Pale, Honey malt, Munich
  • OTHER Orange

FOOD PAIRING

  • CUISINE Grilled Salmon, Indian Bhel Puri (puffed rice and herb) Salads, Orange Glazed chicken
  • CHEESE Triple Cream / Brie. Rich cow’s milk cheese
  • DESSERT Marmalade turnovers, Crème Brulee

Brewing is as much art as science, and all beer specifications and raw materials are subject to change at our brewers' creative discretion.