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Fresh Hop IPA

Celebration IPA

Our holiday IPA set the bar for the American style.

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Our holiday IPA set the bar for the American style.

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The Details

Once we pick fresh hops, the clock starts ticking. Each year, we visit the Pacific Northwest to hand-select the best Cascade and Centennial hops, race the harvest home, and brew immediately to capture citrus, pine, and floral notes at their absolute peak — aromas and flavors for the perfect winter beer. It’s a magical time at the brewery — has been for 40 years now! — when our brewers huddle around the fermentation tanks, toasting the start of a special season with a holiday beer in hand. Wrapped in red, consider Celebration IPA a true Christmas IPA, your first present of the holidays.

Winter Seasonal | Available Oct – Dec

“Celebration is a perennial powerhouse.“

– The Manual

Malts

Malts

Caramelized malts, Two-row Pale

Hops

Hops

Cascade, Centennial, Chinook

Yeast

Yeast

Ale Yeast

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

View our beer allergen info.

6.8% Alcohol by Volume
65 Bitterness Units
16.0° Original Gravity
4.0° Finishing Gravity
223 Calories
19.7g Carbohydrates
2.6g Proteins
Behind The Scenes

Picking Hops To Start The Celebration

The Celebration IPA recipe hinges on racing hops from the field and into the kettle, but what are the actual logistics? How fresh is fresh? Follow our 3-day sprint through hop farms in the Pacific Northwest, hand-selecting the best Cascades and Centennials exclusively for Celebration.

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Beer Cheese

Sausage Wreath

This festive sausage wreath — the best kind of holiday wreath — maxes out the flavor with melty Celebration IPA beer cheese. For your belly, not the front door. (But it would be a delicious welcome.)

Make it!

Brewers Love Celebration Season

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I’m not crying…you’re crying. It’s the most beautiful day of the year!!! #celebrationale #freshhopale #sierranevadabrewing ...

CELEBRATION / SIERRA NEVADA
(FRESH HOP IPA / 6.8% ABV / 65 IBU / California)
Celebrationは1981年10月に創業者Ken Grossman(ケン・グロスマン)が冬の季節限定ビールとして醸造を開始し、1983年から現在に至るまではレシピを全く変更していない…
今年もこの季節がやって来た。
40年近くレシピが変わってないなんて。
一口飲むだけで色んなフレーバーが次から次へと現れてスッと消える。やみつきになるんだよなー
今年もやっぱりうまい!!

#sierranevada
#celebrationipa
#クラフトビール
#クラフトビール好き
#クラフトビール愛好家
#craftbeer
#craftbeergeek
#beer
#beergeek
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celebration station
11.1.22 // 2:52p
sierranevada
Celebration IPA
6.8% ABV // 65 IBU
#celebrationale #sierranevadabrewing
i haven’t been this excited
for an ipa in a while.
this celebration
is a limited time only
the time is now!
...

Trying to perfect my Sierra Nevada Celebration Fresh Hop IPA mlíko pour.

#beeradvocate #respectbeer sierranevada #sierranevada #sierranevadabrewing #celebration #celebrationipa #celebrationfreshhopipa #celebrationale #sierranevadacelebration #freshhop #freshhops #freshhopipa #mlíko #mlíkopour #milkpour
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[English Below] Chelasは本日11/11(金)16:00~23:00 🕚キッチンL.O. 20:00 🌮までオープンです。

本日入荷🚨缶の新商品:
sierranevada Celebration Ale - Fresh Hop IPA 6.8%🎄です。

このビールは私にとって特別な存在で、毎年楽しみにしています。定番だけど飽きない...根っからのホップ好きならもうこのビールを知っていることでしょう。そうでない方も大丈夫です👍🏼喜んでシェアします🍻

今日から発売です!Tap listは私たちのウェブサイトやIGでご覧頂けます。
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Chelas is open today Friday 11/11 from 16:00 - 23:00 🕚 kitchen L.O. 20:00 🌮

New 🚨 arrivals today in cans:
sierranevada Celebration Ale - Fresh Hop IPA 6.8% 🎄

This beer is special to me and I look forward to it every year! It’s a classic but never gets old…if you’re a hop lover at heart then you probably already know this beer. If not, that’s okay 👍🏼 we’re happy to share some with you 🍻

Cans available from today!
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It's the most wonderful time of the year 🍻



#craftbeerlover #drink #beer #beertography #beertime #beernerd #drinklocal #craftbeer #craftnotcrap #beerstagram #beerme #instabeer #beerporn #beers #beersofinstagram #bier #craftbeernotcrapbeer #cheers #beergeek #craftbeerporn #drinkup #beerlover #craftbeerlife #brew #homebrew #supportlocal #craftbrew #celebrationale
#sierranevada #hophead
...

Merry Christmas to all those metal heads put there! Spin that crazy shit and celebrate the way YOU want to! 🤘
#merrychristmas #athegates #merrymetalchristmas #atwarwithreality #christmasspins #metalonvinyl #bangyourfuckinghead #sierranevadabrewing #celebrationipa
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Sainsburys taste the difference - Celebration Ale - 7.9% … with tropical fruit pomelos & subtle floral notes.. verging on a Belgian beer mouth feel from the high percentage .. tasty 😋 though #celebrationale #chinook #elixir #craftbeerlife #craftbeernotcrapbeer #craftbeers #craftbeerculture #craftbeersnob #craftbeerlove #craftbeernerd #beer #beerstagram #beerlover #beeroclock #beerporn #beersofinstagram #beertography #beerplease #beermeup #drunk #beersaplenty #thebeermatesnetwork #drinks #beers #beertime #beertography #beerme #drinklocal #drink ...

Out with the old and in with the new! Whether you’re throwing out your Christmas tree or popping open bottles of bubbly, I think we can all celebrate the end of 2020 and send it back to the Hell it came from! Going to be a long drinking day, so you may want to consider yourself this All-Dayer from sierranevada - the Celebration Fresh Hop IPA is a smooth 6.8% abv brew that’s perfect to send off 2020 with. Cheers!

BFB Classification: 🤙 All Day-er 🤙

#newyearsevebeer #sierranevadabrewing #celebration #celebrationipa #outwiththeoldinwiththenew #fuckyou2020 #alldaydrinking #ipa #freshhops #freshhopipa #beerstagram #newyearseve #beersallday
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Sierra Nevada Celebration Fresh Hop IPA turns 40 years old! Look for it in 6-pack, 12oz cans.

#sierranevada #sierranevadabrewing #snbeer #chico #ashville #celebration #celebrationale #celebrationfreshhopipa #freshhop #freshhopipa #centennialhops #cascadehops #chinookhops #chops #kengrossman #iconicbeer #celebrationipa #cannedbeer #festivebeer #holidaybeer #golin
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