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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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2,792 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,792
Reviews: 1,309
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.88%
Wants: 67
Gots: 115 | 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: 2,792 | Reviews: 1,309 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

JeffreyJDavis, Jul 28, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

SlowWideTurns, Jul 27, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Two fingers of soapy eggshell head with great retention and sticky clumps of lacing, pours a dark shade of burnt orange.

S - Hops, hops, hops. Fruity, juicy hops. Mango, citrus peel, grass and caramel malt. Even with a slight cold this is a knockout.

T - Mango and bitter orange peel, beautiful NZ hops balanced with a bready malt backbone.

M - Creamy full body. Plenty of hop resin bitterness and moderate carbonation.

O - Fresh of the plane and succulent. Not over the top IBUs and all the flavour you could want. My first beer after two weeks with a cold. Just wowed me.

dansmcd, Jul 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

breclark, Jul 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

GSX1250FA, Jul 26, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

agreenman19, Jul 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

bumchilly25, Jul 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Jemenhiser, Jul 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

javi10653, Jul 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

BobCobb, Jul 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

24oz bottle poured into a snifter. Bottled 4/25/12.

A: Pours a clear amber orange with a puffy 2 finger white head. A little bit of visible carbonation. Lacing on the sides of the glass.

S: Mild hop aroma with hints of pepper and citrus. Slightly bready malt backbone. Mostly get a lemon like hop.

T: Nice light citrus hop profile, reminds me of a milder sorachi hop. Has a somewhat spicy citrus hop profile which is nice. Nice lingering hop freshness.

M: Medium/light bodied with average carbonation. Clean finish.

Overall a very unique and enjoyable hop profile. Doesn't wow you in any particular way but is still very tasty. Wouldnt mind trying this one a little fresher.

CloudStrife, Jul 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

eawolff99, Jul 23, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

durlta, Jul 23, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

HoistinBrews, Jul 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Archemedies, Jul 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

PGVG, Jul 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Large bottle poured into wine glass.
Wonderful head and lean citrus bouquet
Color placid copper.
Lean w mid mouth bitter finishing
w slight bourbon caramel.
Subtler than SN Pale Ale, their best
crafting yet. Perfect lightness for
warm westher drinking.

walser, Jul 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

gshackles, Jul 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

wo87810, Jul 20, 2012
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5/5  rDev +23.5%

CEDAMA, Jul 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

freewill35, Jul 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

disemgrowler, Jul 19, 2012
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3.48/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear golden copper small off-white head that has decent retention and leaves some light lacing on the glass. The aroma is earthy hops, some light grapefruit, white wine grape, caramel, and a light dankness. Taste has a bit of sweetness with some caramel, earthiness, a light mineral note, dank hops, and white wine grape. The finish has a decent bitterness to it with a lingering dankness. Medium body. Medium carbonation.

jethrodium, Jul 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

dogfish7, Jul 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Mullinger1980, Jul 18, 2012
Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest Fresh Hop IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,792 ratings.