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Estate Homegrown Wet Hop Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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1,040 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,040
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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zhanson88

California

4.13/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours a clear, pure amber color with copper highlights. A bit over a finger of off-white head with great retention, that gives way to some beautiful lacing.

Smell: Even scent primarily made up of citrus, grapefruit and pine. Some herbal and floral elements in there as well. Nothing overwhelming, but decent nonetheless.

Taste: Caramel malt and a little citrus up front, with more grapefruit and some pine and floral hops. Very balanced beer that is a pleasure to drink.

Mouthfeel/Drinkability: Medium bodied, this beer feels thick, smooth and creamy on the palate. Absolutely perfect. Drinkability is very high as well. Even, balanced flavors with that great mouthfeel make for a nice combination.

I rated this beer as an APA; I haven't found anywhere else that lists it as an IPA. As an APA it is easily one of the best I've ever had. A bit pricey, but certainly worth the money at least once.

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2010 03:28:02 | More by zhanson88
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Estate Homegrown Wet Hop Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,040 ratings.