91 points - Beer Advocate
89 points - RateBeer
Established in 1979, Sierra Nevada Brewing began as a home brewer's dream, grew into an icon and inspired countless brewers to follow a passion of their own. With respect to tradition and an unbridled passion for innovation, Sierra Nevada is committed to pushing boundaries of craft beer. The brewery is also leading the eco-friendly brewing movement by recycling 99.8% of waste (even their CO2 gas), using only biodegradable or recyclable materials and operating purely from alternative energy sources. Today, Sierra Nevada is America's 3rd largest craft brewery with countless awards under their belt.