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Estate Homegrown Wet Hop Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Estate Homegrown Wet Hop AleEstate Homegrown Wet Hop Ale

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1,038 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,038
Reviews: 503
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.6%
Wants: 46
Gots: 64 | FT: 1
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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quaybr

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4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter. A clear, light amber. Very pretty. Substantial head with considerable lacing throughout.

Smelled of grassy/piney hops. A very clean nose.

Nose is an appropriate precursor to taste. Hoppy and clean. Caramel malts come through but are quickly covered by a bold bitter hop. Clean and dry finish.

Has a decent mouthfeel, relatively light given the hop profile. Carbonation is modest and as spot on as I can tell.

Overall a tasty brew. Good balance between hop bill and lighter malts. Enjoyed this with a good friend passing through town, makes a good beer even better.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2011 06:00:28 | More by quaybr
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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.

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Estate Homegrown Wet Hop Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,038 ratings.