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Sierra Nevada

Pale Ale

Alcohol Content

5.6% ABV

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Do you know your Drinking Limits?

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There aren’t a lot of good and easy ways to know your drinking limits. In fact, it’s pretty complicated and difficult.

With that said, drinkers needs to understand their blood alcohol content and how it affects driving.

A high quality, good BAC Calculator is a great way of learning your estimated BAC percentages. Calculators consider age, weight, height, gender. Our calculator also considers drinking frequency and hunger levels.

Sierra Nevada’s beer range in ABV (alchol by volume) percentages.

Here is a list of some of Sierra Nevada’s beers with their respective ABV percentages.

Pale Ale: 5.6%
Porter: 5.6%
Stout: 5.8%
Killerweis: 4.8%
Torpedo: 7.2%
Ruthless Rye: 6.6%
Summerfest: 5%
Tumbler: 5.5%
Celebration Ale: 6.8%
Big Foot: 9.6%
N Hemisphere: 6.7%
S Hemisphere: 6.7%
Hoptimum: 10.4%

Sierra Nevada Alcohol Content

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Sierra Nevada is considered one of the favorite craft breweries in the United States.

They are located in Chico, CA.

In 2010, the brewery was named “Green Business of the Year” by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Brewing beer takes a lot of energy. In keeping with their commitment to the environment, Sierra Nevada has installed over 10,000 solar arrays. Their site claims that they produce over half the amount of energy that they need.

They have also built an onsite water purification system that treats their waste before sending it back to the Municipal Water Treatment facility.

When possible, they use local vendors for their packaging needs.

They recycle and compost over 99% of their solid waste.

They are also the largest purchaser of organic hops in the United States. In addition to buying hops, they also farm their own organic hops and barley.

Did you know….

All beers have different ABV percentages. There is a big difference between a beer that has a 4% ABV vs. a 6% ABV. It’s helpful to understand BAC percentages by trying a BAC Calculator. BAC Calculators can be used as guidelines in understanding drinking levels.

If you drink a beer with a higher ABV%, you are going to get drunk faster.

Check out the graphs below that show how a stronger beer will affect a drinker much more than a light beer.

Average Male Drinking Sierra Nevada Pale Ale (ABV 5.6%)

Estimated Max BAC is .04% after 3 beers

Sierra Nevada Alcohol Content

Average Male Drinking Bud Light (ABV 4.2%)

Estimated Max BAC is .021% after 3 beers

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Average male is 30 years old, 5’10, 191 pounds, moderate drinker and not hungry nor full. Everybody is different. Be sure to check for your specific BAC percentages with our BAC Calculator.