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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. Wrapped in red, consider Celebration 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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Getting the day started off right.

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

Cheers! 🍻🦃
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Cheers! 🍻

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To celebrate our 8th anniversary, we brewed The Hop, The Oat, and The Cookie. An oatmeal cookie IPA with eight different oat ingredients. We hopped this baby with Cashmere, Huell Melon, and Sabro and kicked it up even more with Saigon cinnamon chips and French cocoa nibs.

The hops give off super tropical notes of mango, coconut, and fresh orange. The hints of cinnamon, chocolate, and oatmeal round out the flavor to make a unique and delicious beer.
 
Stop by this weekend to taste it and raise a glass with us to 8 years of DryHop!

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A belated birthday celebration

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Sierra Nevada Celebration Fresh Hop IPA turns 40 years old! Look for it in 6-pack, 12oz cans.

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A great beer for pretty much any celebration… the sierranevada Celebration Fresh Hop IPA!

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Merry Christmas to all.
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Seasonal

You’ve found our seasonal favorites!  Are you looking for a light summery beer? Check out our Summer Break. Has cooler weather drifted your way? Find fall beer favorites like Oktoberfest. Maybe holiday cheer is what you’re looking for today. Then Celebration is your ideal winter beer. Discover the full seasonal assortment below and enjoy the season.

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