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Northern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Northern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop AleNorthern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop Ale

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,940 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 2,940
Reviews: 1,436
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 149
Gots: 82 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jmatthew on 10-15-2001)
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Duane_Opfer

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3.85/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

24 oz. bottle poured into a Spiegelau glass. Bottled on 9/24. Consumed on 10/25.

A - Visually appealing. Red with a slight orange hue. Poured a 2 finger white/beige billowy head. Head decreased but did not dissipate. Strong carbonation. Left defined band of lacing on sides of glass.

S - Mildly fragrant. Black tea, apple, and a slight hint of tropical fruit.

T - Somewhat complex flavor palate, but lacking in intensity. Black tea, rye, lemon, tobacco, and spice. Somewhat stronger backbone for an malt IPA. Lasting tart bitterness.

M - Very nice. Carbonation appropriate and enhances beer. Nice tingle in mouth and luxurious foaming. Beer is filling though.

O - In a blind taste test, I would not call this an IPA... perhaps a cross between a Rye and a Pale Ale. Somewhat boring. Not unpleasant in any way, but the smell and taste which I consider most important are not wholly remarkable. Cheers to those who think highly of this beer, but I will not repeat.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2013 01:40:02 | More by Duane_Opfer
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Northern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 2,940 ratings.