Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPA | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States | website
Style: American Double / Imperial IPA
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.40%
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.
Added by kaseydad on 02-07-2010
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Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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