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No Middle Ground - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Reviews: 2
Hads: 24
Avg: 3.79
pDev: 37.73%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA | 8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Smarty_Pints on 06-01-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Counter Culture Coffee and All About Beer Magazine have collaborated with Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. to create “No Middle Ground,” a limited-edition IPA made with cold-brewed coffee. The beer features washed Haru from Ethiopia and an experimental hop known as “291,” giving the beer a bright, fruit-forward flavor profile. No Middle Ground will be available on tap during special tasting events at Counter Culture’s eight regional training centers.
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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 24
Photo of RyanK252
4.02/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Sierra Nevada Torpedo Room

A: Pours deep golden amber with a frothy white head that settles and laces well.

S: Coffee, some kinda herbal hops, and some caramel malt sweetness.

T: Assertive coffee hits first and lingers, some pine and herbal hop notes, a little light citrus and fruity notes, and a touch of caramel malt sweetness.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation.

O: First time I've gotten to try a coffee IPA. Different but very cool.

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Photo of kellyej
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

A: Hazy, Golden color, Foamy head around the side of the cup
S: Citrus, Roasty
M: Medium body, effervescent
T: Notes of bitter dark chocolate, citrus, blueberry; roasty, coffee finish

Disclaimer: Only had a small tasting (about 6 ounces) at a release party, but was really impressed with this beer. Really bad ass to do a coffee IPA!

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No Middle Ground from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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