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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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91
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2,706 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,706
Reviews: 1,306
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 62
Gots: 92 | 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: 2,706 | Reviews: 1,306 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-20-2014 02:00:12 | More by BellsFan
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Drew88

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

07-20-2014 01:30:40 | More by Drew88
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

07-19-2014 20:23:25 | More by cjgiant
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Sellen

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

07-19-2014 18:00:57 | More by Sellen
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

07-19-2014 01:57:07 | More by Carl_R
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ThePaintedGrey

Pennsylvania

3.99/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bomber poured into imperial pint glass.

A: Pours a hazy bright, golden-amber with a large, bubbly white head that eventually fades down a respectable, creamy cap. Tons of lacing left behind foreshadows the hoppiness of this ale.

S: This isn't insanely fresh on my end, with this particular bottle being about a month old, but the nose is still quite nice, albeit a little reserved in nature, I think. Some grapefruit up front and pine resin underneath. Malts aren't really prominent here.

T: Malt is more prominent on the palate than it was in the nose. An initial hint of bready sweetness is short-lived before it's pushed out of the way by a wave of grapefruit, closely followed by strong Earthy notes of pine resin, grass, and a strong spice that I can't quite decipher... just know that there's some spice going on here. Finish is fairly bitter, bordering pungent, but delightful.

M: Mouthfeel is absolutely delightful. A medium to medium-full body with an exuberant, yet controlled, carbonation. Velvety, but slightly sticky in the finish. Hop oils coat the tongue.

O: Even without being super-fresh, this beer was highly enjoyable and offered a wonderful, although contained, bouquet of hop flavors. Some caramel and pale malts offer just a hint of bready sweetness that keep this balanced and palatable. The mouthfeel was superb and kept this extremely drinkable. Cheers to Sierra Nevada for another great offering.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 01:50:22 | More by ThePaintedGrey
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JDM44

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-19-2014 00:02:11 | More by JDM44
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

07-17-2014 21:02:55 | More by Mirado
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Virginia

3/5  rDev -26.1%

07-17-2014 12:10:15 | More by MattSharpless
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-17-2014 01:17:50 | More by ssimpson89
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

07-16-2014 20:39:58 | More by mattdegroat
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Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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Michigan

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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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Indiana

4.4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

From a 22 oz bottle into a pint glass. 5/13/14 date. Shouldn't have let this sit as long as i did. It's been in my fridge for a few weeks.

A: a beautiful rust and orange color for this beer. Thick head that lasts and lasts. I can see the carbonation rising rapidly. As the beer is consumed a this thick ring of foam remains around the glass near the original poor line.

S: citrus and hops

T: citrus and hops up front with floral notes as well. Bitter on the finish. I would call this a very tangy type IPA.

M: very smooth easy drinking beer. Coats the mouth with bitterness at the end and it lasts until the next sip. Very good

O: I should have had this the day I bought it. It would have had more hops for sure. Overall a must try for IPA lovers.

Serving type: bottle

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California

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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New Hampshire

4.21/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Clear amber body with three fingers of light tan head. Incredible amount of retention and lots of nice lacing to go with it.

S - Lots of yeasty dough, citrus hops, cherry and sweet caramel.

T - Tangy fruitiness upfront with slight Belgian style yeast profile. Floral and citrus hops wash in and leave the aftertaste dry and bitter. Malts are strong upfront but recede quickly.

M - Medium body with moderate carbonation. Somewhat sticky but leaves a clean mouthfeel behind.

O - Great brew. Lot's of interesting flavors and really well balanced. Just not sure it's worth the $7.99. But I could see picking this up again.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 16:37:36 | More by JAFoley
Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest Fresh Hop IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,706 ratings.