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Estate Homegrown Wet Hop Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Estate Homegrown Wet Hop AleEstate Homegrown Wet Hop Ale

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Ratings: 1027
Reviews: 502
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.6%


Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

"Taste fresh-from-the-field flavors with this handmade, homegrown, and completely natural ale. Made with organic wet hops and barley grown at our brewery in Chico, this remarkable ale is the only one of its kind."

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-04-2010)
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iflah45

Massachusetts

4.05/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear amber with ruby red highlights and a thick fluffy 3 finger head that recedes quickly to a bubbly white ring around the surface.

The nose is exactly what I expected...dank, fresh, homegrown hoppy goodness. Very earthy tones (fresh cut grass), lots of bursting citrus, and some pine.

The taste is more malt forward with some nice cereal maltiness, light toasted grain, and some yeasty character. There is a nice pine finish from the hops. Some citrus/tropical fruit but definitely in the background.

The mouthfeel is a little disappointing. Somewhat syrupy, seems slightly undercarbonated.

Overall a delicious wet hop ale! I really enjoyed the aroma because it reminded me of being in the hop cooler when I toured the Smuttynose Brewery...great fresh hop aromas!

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2011 02:02:13 | More by iflah45
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1pt. 9.4 fl. oz's. bottle with green wax cover

Amber and gold color, bright and clear look. A massive, chunky mountain of sea-foam caps off the liquid in grand style. wicked sticky, clumpy lace sticks all around the glass.

Robust, complex hop aroma! Citrus tingle, earthiness, tangy, wild, fresh and exciting. Malty-sweet in the back ground.

Well, it's a wet-hop bomb! Fresh, complex hop flavor's, some of the very best i'e ever experienced. These guys are the masters of the cascade hop, and as usual the blend and balance of flavor's is a work of art. Organic barley, malt and hops, wet-hopped, ultra fresh in flavor. Sublime.

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A: poured straight out of the bottle into a tulip. This beer looks very nice. It's a murky dark orange with about a finger of white head.

S: hops, malt and some spices. Not too much going on in the nose.

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Estate Homegrown Wet Hop Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,027 ratings.