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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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2,706 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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AdamBear

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A-dark amber with a thick cream colored head. decent lacing

S-smells spicy, herbal, and hoppy. good strength

T-comes in with a smooth taste of stale grass, herbs, spices, and sweet hops. its not a great taste but its a high quality taste that works. there's a bitterness that lasts in to the after-taste of grass, grains, and herbs.

M-creamy medium carbonation with a crisp finish

O-herbalesque/grassy IPAs aren't my favorite, but this is quite tasty. its definitely a worthwhile IPA. it seems to get more complex as the evening goes on.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2011 18:46:47 | More by AdamBear
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ZAP

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Burnt Orange..light creamy head

S-Oily hoppiness....leans more toward pine...

T-Light caramel matiness...some bready notes as well....hops somewhat different than expected from the nose....sure there's some mild pine here but also a light peach like fruitiness along with some even lighter tropical fruit notes...floral impression...nothing real assertive but it comes together nicely...

M-Medium bodied....not particularly bitter or dry...

O-Not a real assertive IPA but unique enough and a real good drinker...

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2013 02:54:42 | More by ZAP
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mishtif

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-21-2013 13:28:31 | More by mishtif
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Tayloraphilips

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-14-2013 20:49:36 | More by Tayloraphilips
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ClockworkOrange

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A 24 ounce bottle purchased at the Beer Stop for around $5. Poured into my Sierra Nevada shaker glass. The ale appears a hazed golden amber color with two fingers of bone white head. Nose and flavor consist of notes of toasted bread, lemon peel and pith, mildly resinous pine, spicy, floral and fragrant, extremely fresh tasting. The ale is pleasantly bitter from start to finish and a tad oily with more than ample carbonation. All pale ale fans need to seek this one out before it's gone.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2009 03:16:55 | More by ClockworkOrange
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uturn

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-16-2013 03:24:40 | More by uturn
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TallSaint

New York

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-22-2013 19:40:51 | More by TallSaint
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cjac

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-16-2013 22:58:46 | More by cjac
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This brew poured out as a copper colored brew with a nice strong thick white head on top. The lacing was very sticky and clung to the glass for dear life with every sip. The smell of this brew is very piny and citrusy, the fresh hops really smell fresh in this brew. The taste of the beer is a lot like the smell, big hop flavors with a good malty sweetness in the finish. The mouthfeel had a nice oily feel to it with a good carbonation to it also. Overall it's another damn good IPA from Sierra Nevada.

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2011 17:19:08 | More by Knapp85
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jmckinney2323

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-06-2012 20:17:34 | More by jmckinney2323
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aarobertson

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.5%

10-03-2012 20:19:17 | More by aarobertson
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antoines15

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-16-2012 00:04:50 | More by antoines15
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DavidRose

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-02-2013 22:46:17 | More by DavidRose
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NoLeafClover44

Delaware

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

24 oz. bottle poured into standard pint. Julian code on the neck indicates it was bottled April 26, so it's about 6 weeks old.

A - Pours a cloudy, dirty golden amber color. A thin layer of off beige carbonation retains and leaves tiered lacing.

S - Smells of juicy citrus hops, biscuit malt, and tropical fruits. Very sweet, but the hops shine through.

T - Very similar to the aroma with citrus and hops dominating. There is a definite caramel malt presence, although it takes a back seat to the resinous hop flavors. I enjoy the finish which gives a quick burst of bitter followed by cleansing citrus. Easy drinking and delicious.

M - Good carbonation and medium body.

O - Sierra Nevada never disappoints with their hoppy beers. This one emphasizes tropical fruits and hops while maintaining balance. For about 6 bucks for 24 oz, this is a pretty good value. Not exceptional, but very good.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2012 03:17:11 | More by NoLeafClover44
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Lebby

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-06-2013 05:50:56 | More by Lebby
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RandyBoBandy

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-26-2014 02:21:09 | More by RandyBoBandy
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Tom-Peters

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-30-2012 19:57:47 | More by Tom-Peters
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shelby415

Oregon

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-29-2012 08:15:31 | More by shelby415
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Jmitchell3

Arizona

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-30-2014 02:40:13 | More by Jmitchell3
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PhatAtUT

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-11-2011 05:31:25 | More by PhatAtUT
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

10-01-2012 01:23:54 | More by hollywood_15063
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browniewithnuts

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-22-2013 10:17:33 | More by browniewithnuts
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drgath


4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-22-2013 08:13:43 | More by drgath
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futura123

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-04-2011 18:21:51 | More by futura123
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Bcarson7287

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-12-2013 19:23:18 | More by Bcarson7287
Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest Fresh Hop IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,706 ratings.