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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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2,654 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,654
Reviews: 1,303
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 59
Gots: 82 | 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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Ratings: 2,654 | Reviews: 1,303 | Display Reviews Only:
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craparu

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

06-26-2012 04:57:44 | More by craparu
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Hardcore

Hawaii

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-24-2012 20:23:13 | More by Hardcore
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jmich24

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

06-23-2012 22:59:47 | More by jmich24
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muhler


4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

06-23-2012 22:07:55 | More by muhler
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foureyedgeek

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

06-23-2012 21:08:36 | More by foureyedgeek
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Mark5252

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

06-23-2012 11:57:24 | More by Mark5252
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Thehopluver

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

06-22-2012 18:24:39 | More by Thehopluver
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rkarimi

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-22-2012 15:59:49 | More by rkarimi
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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

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

2012 version

Appearance. Pours a deep amber-orange with a little haze and a finger+ of thick off-white head that leaves some good lacing.

Smell. caramel malts and floral, citrus hops.

Taste. Lots of lightly toasted malts, spicy bitter hops, oranges and yellow grapefruit rinds.

Mouthfeel. Medium body, medium carbonation.

Overall. Nicely ballanced, big ipa.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2012 03:50:04 | More by Rutager
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tomis850

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

06-22-2012 03:46:12 | More by tomis850
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crewfan16

Minnesota

3.6/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured from a bomber to a sam adams perfect pint - 2012 version

a- pours clear copper/orange color with thick ice cream like head. leaves great lacing as the head dies out

s- not a ton on the nose for a fresh hop. muted hop and malt. just not getting a ton there

t- piney resin hop flavor, grapefruit maybe. some sweet malty backbone and finishes bitter and hoppy. good solid flavor profile

m- nice texture. slightly oily and creamy, but enough carbonation to wash it away

ovreall, another solid beer from sierra nevada, but like most of their line, nothing that knocks my socks off. price is right at under $5 for the bottle and i would pick it up again if ever looking for a priced right fresh hop brew.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2012 03:22:09 | More by crewfan16
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syntheticwings

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

06-21-2012 23:32:13 | More by syntheticwings
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Daktah

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-21-2012 19:00:31 | More by Daktah
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

3.98/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served in a snifter.

Appearance: This beauty pours a dark amber, still transparent with a head oh so thick, off-white rising to maybe 2/3" off the body.

Smell: Little bland but good, if you smell hops before little light hops.

Taste: Complex, little sweet with bitter. Believe it or not this brew is little more richer than you think. Robust with tangy flavors but bitter with its floral and piney feel.

Mouth: Hmmmm, very good actually great. Creamy after-taste and overwhelmingly sticking after-taste.

Overall: A delicate treat, and the best part didn't hit you in the pockets for a very super-premium brew. Drink up fellas (and ladies)....Salud!

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2012 07:10:58 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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Falcone

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

06-21-2012 04:43:01 | More by Falcone
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NoahPrice


4.75/5  rDev +17%

06-20-2012 00:48:31 | More by NoahPrice
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

06-19-2012 14:08:01 | More by mendvicdog
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JCaweinstein

Ohio

4.13/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is a light amber colored beer that is crystal clear and has a lot of bubbles. The one finger, off white head stays with this one until the bitter end and leaves a beautiful lacing behind.
From the aromas I pick up a spice aroma that makes me think pepper. As the beer warms I also detect some floral aromas.
From the malts I taste a bit of caramel and a certain graininess that helps balance the hop flavors. From the hops I get citrus and spice, not so much pepper but something I can't quite put my finger on.
On the front end it's smooth and then finishes with a resinous, bitter finish.
I'm very pleased with this beer. The story behind the making of the beer is very interesting and it delivers on all accounts. It appeals to all my senses and is very cost affective.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2012 02:26:21 | More by JCaweinstein
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Irrationalist

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

06-18-2012 02:13:59 | More by Irrationalist
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sludgegnome

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

06-17-2012 17:40:41 | More by sludgegnome
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RDW

Nebraska

4.75/5  rDev +17%

06-17-2012 05:00:13 | More by RDW
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rbrefbeerman

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-17-2012 01:26:08 | More by rbrefbeerman
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MatthewWilde

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sample: 1 bottle 2012

A: Dark reddish orange, heavy internal carbonation, pours a small bone white head, slightly hazy

S: Quite fragrant, heavy citrus, lemon peel, tropical fruits, light coriander with some herbal and buttery elements as well

T: Much akin to the nose in terms of the citrus, tropical fruits, and herbal elements, well balanced, excellent bitter qualities, very flavorful

M: Very smooth, light in the mouth and refreshing, moderate citrus/bitter aftertaste, a bit lingering on the palate but not overly overpowering

O: A powerful and complex IPA, smooth, fragrant, and flavorful, definitely worth trying

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2012 01:13:56 | More by MatthewWilde
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ColSanders123

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

06-16-2012 22:23:39 | More by ColSanders123
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avisong

Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-16-2012 04:31:56 | More by avisong
Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest Fresh Hop IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,654 ratings.