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Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPASierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPA

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

4,987 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,987
Reviews: 1,300
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 232
Gots: 447 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A group of hop-heads and publicans challenged our Beer Camp brewers to push the extremes of whole-cone hop brewing. The result is this: a 100 IBU, whole-cone hurricane of flavor. Simply put —Hoptimum: the biggest whole-cone IPA we have ever produced. Aggressively hopped, dry-hopped, AND torpedoed with our exclusive new hop varieties for ultra-intense flavors and aromas.

Resinous "new-school" and exclusive hop varieties carry the bold and aromatic nose. The flavor follows the aroma with layers of aggressive hoppiness, featuring notes of grapefruit rind, rose, lilac, cedar, and tropical fruit—all culminating in a dry and lasting finish.

(Beer added by: kaseydad on 02-07-2010)
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g_manic

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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neorunner

Virginia

3/5  rDev -28.2%

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mspeese

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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memphischas

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -4.3%

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greggy1972

Ohio

1/5  rDev -76.1%

09-11-2013 21:46:45 | More by greggy1972
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tdogg30

Michigan

4.84/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I love this beer - this is my go to and I wish I could get this year round. If you love hoppy beers, you need to try this. It will not disappoint. Started drinking this out of the bottle, moved to a Sam Adams glass and have now graduated to a tulip glass. I love all 3 options, but best with a tulip glass.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2013 20:40:36 | More by tdogg30
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tbizzle0

California

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

09-11-2013 19:38:03 | More by tbizzle0
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SDTERRY

New York

4/5  rDev -4.3%

09-11-2013 19:02:12 | More by SDTERRY
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EmmaC

California

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

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Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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Locke

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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Jame515

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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Louisiana

4/5  rDev -4.3%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.3%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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JG_McNaulty

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

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DanforthPewter

New York

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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MistahBeah

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.3%

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Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 4,987 ratings.