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Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest Fresh Hop Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest Fresh Hop AleSierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest Fresh Hop Ale

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Ratings: 2398
Reviews: 1275
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 9.58%


Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
ABV: 6.7%
Beginning gravity: 14.7 Plato
Ending gravity: 3.9 Plato
IBU: 66
Malts: Pale and Caramel
Yeast: Top-fermenting ale yeast
Bittering hops: Pacific Halertau
Finishing hops: New Zealand Motueka and New Zealand Southern Cross

(Beer added by: Todd on 05-07-2008)
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Aiptasia

Florida

4.6/5  rDev +13%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Served from a bottle. Not sure what size, fat, maybe 16 oz?

Wow. This beer is a shocker for me. It's extremely good. Pours a honey amber in crystal clear barware with a confident pillowy fluff head 2" in height, settles slowly and clings well to the glass. The smell is reserved and subdued, with only the faintest hint of citrus and grass on the nose.

Taste. Holy mecca of beer. Amazing hops taste of black currant, raspberry jam and slight green banana peel with only the gentleness of noble bitterness from the hops. This beer was very heavily hopped using either extremely late additions, whirlpooling or dry hopping. It has incredible hops flavor with only the softest hops bitter from the noble NZ hops. Holy crap. I love it. All the flavor and 1/8th of the bitter of a hops bomb. I'm in love.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2012 01:30:16 | More by Aiptasia
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Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest Fresh Hop Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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