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

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Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest Fresh Hop IPASierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest Fresh Hop IPA

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2,707 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,707
Reviews: 1,306
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 63
Gots: 92 | FT: 0
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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DuncanIdaho86

New Jersey

3.9/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

What a treat from start to end. A Sierra Nevada distributor threw me and my team a few bottles today and this was among the best.

The pour was very pleasing. Great great copper/auburn hue with a big 'ol creamy head that stays put. Good lookin' girl.

I enjoyed the nose on this, hoppy but not over the top with a blend of sweetness and little tiny baby bit piney. Very pleasant.

Brass tacks (Copper tacks here?) What a rich taste. The hop profile is clear immediately but give it a second and that sweetness makes all the difference. I appreciate that they didn't go over the top with the hops. the bottle's description is spot on "Fresh Hop Ale." Boom. Drink it.

Solid finish too. It doesn't linger too long uninvited.

But don't take my word for it! ( I'm thinking of a sign off line, Reading Rainbow did that didn't it? Lavar Burton thought of everything)

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2011 04:10:02 | More by DuncanIdaho86
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Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest Fresh Hop IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,707 ratings.