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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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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,762 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,762
Reviews: 1,309
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 63
Gots: 109 | 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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New York

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07-13-2012 23:18:18 | More by jeanphony
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California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Illinois

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Quebec (Canada)

3.7/5  rDev -8.9%

A: Poured a hazelnut colored two finger head with large bubbles. Beer is a cloudy copper swamp color. Some carbonation can be seen racing to the top. Lacing and retention are standout.

S: Great balance of malt and hops. Lemongrass, burnt sugar, slight essences of tropical fruit.

T: Really good! The New Zealand hops offer something delicate. Bitter with an underlying sweetness provides great drinkability. Roasted malt, herbs, lemon zest and pine come to the surface.

M: Great carbonation, very smooth with only slight stickiness.

O: I think this beer has a lot going for it. I kept drinking waiting for that "ah ha" moment however. I'm torn.

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Texas

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TempeBeerMan

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4.9/5  rDev +20.7%

Poured from a bottle into a nonic pint.

A - Cloudy (most likely chill haze) copper hue with a three-finger meringue-like head of off-white foam. Tiny bubbled lacing coats every inch of the glass when sipped.

S - Good strong aroma of fresh cut grass, caramel malt, with a hint of spice.

T - Oh my goodness, this is one phenominal tasting beer. Descriptions such as big, lush, juicy, and rich all fit here. Malts are big and bready, with an almost toasted sourdough like quality. Hops are earthy and spicy with a hint of onion, but also with some fruit zest (hints of white grape and grapefruit). A touch of lemon pepper spice in the finish. So well balanced, it's hard to tell where the malts begin and the hops end. Balance carries right through the finish.

M - Big and chewy, with lively carbonation. Slightly creamy, moreso as it warms. Finishes dry. Nice.

O - A masterpiece by Sierra Nevada. I prefer this to the Northern Harvest, which is itself a tremendous beer. This one was very close to being my first "all 5's" beer. If you haven't tried it, I can't recommend it enough.

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Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest Fresh Hop IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,762 ratings.