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Sierra Nevada Harvest Single Hop IPA - 291 Varietal - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Harvest Single Hop IPA - 291 VarietalSierra Nevada Harvest Single Hop IPA - 291 Varietal

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BA SCORE
86
very good

544 Ratings
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Ratings: 544
Reviews: 129
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 9.42%
Wants: 8
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with Yakima #291 Hops

(Beer added by: lordofstarside on 02-16-2014)
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Tictactisag


2.25/5  rDev -41.1%

07-09-2014 07:44:53 | More by Tictactisag
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EGreen

Texas

2.51/5  rDev -34.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

I'm suffering seasonal allergies, but I'm getting NOTHING in the head....maybe light grassy but very faint. Nice caramel start with a decent hops-pine finish. A little more in the flavor than the aroma, but still quite underwhelming. The beer just kinda exists...

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2014 15:40:30 | More by EGreen
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RegalBeagle

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -28%

04-02-2014 10:17:39 | More by RegalBeagle
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timmy2b

New York

2.75/5  rDev -28%

03-22-2014 03:25:09 | More by timmy2b
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weezarc

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -28%

03-22-2014 02:38:21 | More by weezarc
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TX-Badger

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -28%

06-09-2014 17:46:56 | More by TX-Badger
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mjstacker

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -21.5%

03-22-2014 14:54:15 | More by mjstacker
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Bieniek30

New York

3/5  rDev -21.5%

03-23-2014 02:23:04 | More by Bieniek30
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ConradKenney

Maryland

3/5  rDev -21.5%

06-11-2014 11:31:26 | More by ConradKenney
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Sanchezrox23

Virginia

3/5  rDev -21.5%

04-07-2014 03:22:05 | More by Sanchezrox23
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Ieatlambfries

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -21.5%

03-14-2014 03:01:03 | More by Ieatlambfries
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Karibourgeois

Texas

3/5  rDev -21.5%

03-29-2014 00:52:25 | More by Karibourgeois
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Jho3325

Indiana

3/5  rDev -21.5%

03-25-2014 02:19:08 | More by Jho3325
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3/5  rDev -21.5%

04-23-2014 16:55:37 | More by Whiskeydeez
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logicerror

California

3/5  rDev -21.5%

03-03-2014 04:17:55 | More by logicerror
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Brutus627

Maine

3/5  rDev -21.5%

06-24-2014 13:56:05 | More by Brutus627
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devilfluff

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -21.5%

04-04-2014 23:43:38 | More by devilfluff
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Ernest78

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -21.5%

04-27-2014 21:52:05 | More by Ernest78
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BryanCDM

California

3/5  rDev -21.5%

03-21-2014 03:03:32 | More by BryanCDM
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sharpski

Oregon

3/5  rDev -21.5%

06-25-2014 21:51:47 | More by sharpski
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Kyrojack

Indiana

3/5  rDev -21.5%

07-02-2014 16:03:53 | More by Kyrojack
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Soloveitchik

New York

3/5  rDev -21.5%

05-06-2014 20:29:15 | More by Soloveitchik
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BB1313

Ohio

3.01/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Bottled on 2/4/14. 24oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours a glowing golden with a subtle haze; huge fluffy white head that sticks around and leaves awesome lacing and retention. This beer looks great, just like all of Sierra Nevada's beers. The aromas are very bready. Lots of cracker and malts. Some hints of grass too. Slightly floral. The flavors are extremely earthy. More fresh cut grass. Some pine notes. The hop bitterness is spot on, but there's really not much hop flavor going on. I can definitely notice that they used whole-cone hops, which Sierra Nevada likes to do. More crackers and fresh bread. Subtle hints of grapefruit and orange peel. Alcohol goes unnoticed. The mouthfeel is nice. It started off thin, but the more I drink the more the carbonation comes alive. It also gains a nice creamy fluffiness to it, which adds to the experience.

This is well crafted for sure, just like most Sierra Nevada beers, but I suppose this one just isn't for me. I enjoyed my time with it, but it's not something I'll be dreaming about or craving again. It's very similar to alot of Sierra Nevada beers, in my opinion. I feel like I've had this beer from them a bunch of times.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2014 18:56:59 | More by BB1313
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Arithmeticus

Maryland

3.2/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured chilled in shaker pint.

A: beautiful head, creamy; great carb action and lacing
S: very little aroma; what little there is comes off as eurolager
T: bitter finish, experimental; blueberry? huh? all hops, malt swallowed up in sweet bitterness
M: thin to medium body, but great carbonation

A nice beer overall, but nothing I'll return to.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2014 12:49:52 | More by Arithmeticus
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HopHead_44

New York

3.24/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Have not tried a single hop Yakima ipa style before i was very excited but a little let down by this beer. bottle says complementary notes of blueberry and black pepper. i got a little blueberry but i found the Yakima hop to be a very light tasting hop. almost had a pilsner aftertaste. overall it was interesting and now i know what the Yakima hop tastes like on its own but i would not seek it out again. just to into DIPA right now i guess.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2014 00:07:14 | More by HopHead_44
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Sierra Nevada Harvest Single Hop IPA - 291 Varietal from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 544 ratings.