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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

2,941 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,941
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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beerphilosopher

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4.1/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a crisp, clean medium bronze color with a thin, bubbly off-white head that dissipates fairly quickly. Spots of lacing dot the inside of the glassware. The nose is incredible - very fresh, aromatic hops like they were squeezed into the bottle. Floral, herbal, and some citrus notes break through right off the bat. A slight sweetness accompanies the hops, making this beer smell absolutely terrific. I could use this in an air-freshener! I mean that in a good way, of course. The palate is lively and full of fresh hop flavors as well. Extremely floral and clean with enough malt backbone to keep a good hop/malt balance going. The mouth feel is full, but does not come across as overly thick or sticky. Finishes slightly sweet and leaves a pleasant floral hop taste in the mouth. Very drinkable if you dig hops. This isn't your typical American hop bomb, by any stretch ... what's going on here is much more subtle. There is enough in-your-face hop presence here, though, to deter the typical light lager drinker. A truly quality beer in a rather rare style - it doesn't get much better!

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2007 21:25:48 | More by beerphilosopher
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Northern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 2,941 ratings.