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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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2,700 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,700
Reviews: 1,306
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 61
Gots: 91 | 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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blitheringidiot

Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours from a bottle with a frothy cap of spumescent ivory cap over a golden copper hue leaving a thick residue coating of lace.

Nose has a fresh hop scent that reminds me a lot of home brewing when you grab the hops.

First swigs: Creamy soft vanilla pecan ice cream. Dry grassy finish. Middle of nutty malt. Firm and buttery.

Feel is sudsy and medium bodied. Clean finish.

Last swigs: Rumor has it that these hops were held up at the Tijuana Border (kidding) for three days before they entered the US. Patrick gave me a taste of this also at Vidalia Market 06/13/08.

Beer is good. Happy hoppy beering.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2008 17:44:56 | More by blitheringidiot
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Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest Fresh Hop IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,700 ratings.