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

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Beer of the day…

Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale (CA + NC)

Santa has landed and we must have been very very good to have received this amaaaaazing beer in a can! Unloading our first truckload of sierranevada Celebration Ale symbolizes everything that is good and right with the beer business.

CELEBRATION IPA
Our holiday IPA set the bar for the American style. This fresh hop IPA is life changing.

The Details
Once we pick fresh hops, the clock starts ticking. Every fall, 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. 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.
6.8% Alc.

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Went food shopping this morning.

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These kegs are movin’ and we just added sierranevada 2021 Celebration Ale to the draft list!

Go ahead, leave a comment and list your reasons to celebrate. We’re open till midnight today so let’s talk about it. 🗣 🍻

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Peaks & Pints bartender Amber suggests you find toys at Teaching Toys & Books to donate for our Toys For Tots drive with Sierra Nevada Brewing and Pierce County Toys For Tots this week.
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Not only does Sierra Nevada want you to pour their Celebration Fresh Hop IPA and Dankful IPA into pints at Peaks & Pints, the OG of craft breweries also wants you to pour toys into donation bins at the craft beer bar, bottle shop and restaurant in Tacoma’s Proctor District. Sierra Nevada, Pierce County Toys For Tots, and Peaks & Pints have teamed up for a raffle ticket for toys program through Sunday, Nov. 21. Stop by Peaks & Pints, donate a toy for a raffle ticket, enjoy a delicious Sierra Nevada pint, then join us at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21 for the grand prize raffle party to win a Sierra Nevada longboard, backpack, and other prizes.
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teachingtoyswa opened in 1981 with the mission is to provide quality toys that support the emotional, physical, and intellectual growth of children. Amber found an adorable Pocket Pup there to donate. There’s also a Teaching Toys in Gig Harbor.
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sierranevada Celebration Fresh Hop Ale and Dankful IPA are on tap and in the cooler at peaksandpints. Cheers!
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