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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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2,814 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,814
Reviews: 1,310
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.88%
Wants: 69
Gots: 121 | 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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4/5  rDev -1.2%

jag21, Nov 19, 2011
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Lawnboy33, Nov 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

aficionado, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

24 oz bottle

A: Clear copper under a huge white head. Good retention and great lace.

S: Hoppy, but not too in your face. Citrus and tangy, not getting a lot of malt.

T: Again, not too aggressive but hoppy nonetheless. Citrus, bit of caramel malt, decent bitterness. Pretty good.

M/D: Medium bodied, a bit over carbonated in my opinion. Good drinkability, easy to go down, no real bad features. Not as impressed as I am with the regular version, but still pretty good.

NCSUdo, May 16, 2008
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

I_BYE_MI_BEER, Jun 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

C_S, Aug 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

dominic4beer, May 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a nice bourbon color with some big off-white head that leaves some nice lacing. Smell is largely fresh citrus with some leafy hops, very refreshing and nice.

Taste is pretty refreshing as well with some big hop aromas--lemon and citrus zest, some leafiness. A nice caramel maltiness behind it too, with a bit of spiciness too. Slightly over-malted for me, though.

Nice medium mouthfeel with decent coating and smoothness. Easily drinkable, a very good IPA without the huge price-tag. Worth seeking out, I'm happy I had it even though I paid $4.79 for the 24 oz. I'd probably pay $7.99 for it, so seek it out.

LordAdmNelson, Jun 10, 2010
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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2010 release, poured from it's signature 24 ounce bottle.
This brew pours a rich amber color with a thick off-white head that retains itself nicely. Lacing is very sticky and drys on the glass walls quickly.
The smell is grainy at first with some sweet honeyed notes, but is consumed by floral, fruity hop notes. The taste is almost identical. Sweet notes of fresh bread and caramel blend with floral, piney, and citrusy hop characteristics. Very balanced.
Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied, but has nice viscosity due to the oily fresh hops. The finish is dry and very refreshing. Overall, this beer is very easy to drink, and can be enjoyed on any occasion. Another great effort from the guys in Chico.

WYVYRN527, May 16, 2010
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TriageStat, Jun 01, 2013
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pascilla, Jun 26, 2013
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AGust82, May 17, 2014
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johnhenryconway, Nov 24, 2011
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Yummmmiller, Jun 13, 2013
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JHendu, May 10, 2013
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QuakeAttack, May 30, 2013
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tbeckett, Apr 17, 2013
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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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Blaze5445, May 25, 2013
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SPS46, Aug 10, 2014
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Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest Fresh Hop IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,814 ratings.