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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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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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macktbone

California

3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Purchased from Ledgers in Berkley.

Nice pour, crisp apple juice looking color with a small but sticky head. Super clear appearance.

Smells of apples, hops.

Fresh hoppy flavor with floral ending. Less harvest-like and more green-thumb. Roof of the mouth taste is extremely foral.

Mouthfeel is standard with a little extra oil. Most likely from the fresh "wet" hop.

Highly drinkable for the hop fiend. Not so much though for those anti rose oil folks. This does taste like an apple juice, rose water and hop mix.

I've been to New Zealand and all I saw was lots of sheep. I would love to go back with the intent of checking out the hops. With out a doubt, one of the best places on Earth.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2009 04:42:38 | More by macktbone
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Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest Fresh Hop Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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