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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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2,745 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,745
Reviews: 1,309
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 62
Gots: 104 | 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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carrier77

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-09-2014 05:10:44 | More by carrier77
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evansrdbrew

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

2010 release
Drank on 7/28/10
24 oz. in pint glass

A- 1/4" ruddy off-white head leaves fairly quickly to leave a halo and islands of foam with lace clinging up the glass. Gorgeous reddish-brown translucent brew.

S- pine & resin on the nose interlaced with citrus orange hints. Slight note of sweetness with malty undertones.

T- malt sweetness with latent chocolate/roast notes and a great hop flavor. Resinous and citrusy hop flavors join surprising notes of roasted malt, but don't quite balance.

MF- medium bodied with a nice tongue- coating. Great semi- dry bitterness which lasts just long enough. Nice mild tingle of carbonation.

D- highly drinkable! This is one of my favorite seasonal offerings from SN, I always make sure to purchase multiple bottles whenever I come across it.

09-26-2010 15:30:50 | More by evansrdbrew
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GiantMidget

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-30-2014 01:25:14 | More by GiantMidget
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LostHighway

Maine

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-25-2014 21:01:14 | More by LostHighway
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Baab200

New York

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-07-2014 20:13:51 | More by Baab200
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Rich540

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-09-2012 19:06:57 | More by Rich540
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KEL

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-23-2011 10:47:21 | More by KEL
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BillRoth

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-28-2013 21:40:18 | More by BillRoth
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MAJ85

Georgia

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-08-2013 00:33:24 | More by MAJ85
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Holland

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-13-2013 02:45:06 | More by Holland
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sevenarts

New York

4/5  rDev -1.5%

A: Dark golden orange, nice big fluffy white head.

S: Sweet citrusy hops, very rich and earthy.

T/M: Delicious, rich, and very sweet. Lots of earthy, ripe hops up front. Very smooth, with a nice rounded sweetness on the followthrough.

O: A really good harvest ale, hoppy and sweet with a rough, earthy quality.

08-15-2012 22:51:46 | More by sevenarts
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Ctruskey

New York

4/5  rDev -1.5%

09-02-2013 21:12:19 | More by Ctruskey
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ubufan2112

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-08-2014 23:27:06 | More by ubufan2112
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Laurenessa

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.5%

10-17-2013 02:53:04 | More by Laurenessa
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mklinger

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-17-2011 23:35:39 | More by mklinger
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Dolfan907

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -1.5%

10-31-2013 16:32:45 | More by Dolfan907
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Thedaver4220

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-19-2013 00:57:09 | More by Thedaver4220
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N8DAGR8

Maine

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-09-2012 14:19:19 | More by N8DAGR8
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no8

Ethiopia

4/5  rDev -1.5%

10-30-2013 00:28:42 | More by no8
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AdamBear

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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.

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

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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...

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%

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.

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
Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest Fresh Hop IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,745 ratings.