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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
93
outstanding

3,035 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,035
Reviews: 1,441
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 9.55%
Wants: 166
Gots: 104 | 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured from a 24 ounce bomber into SA pint glasses. The beer is a pretty shade of amber with an abundant sticky head. The lacing is everywhere. The smell is of a pine forest. The beer heavy on pine resins with a lingering dry finish. It is a medium bodied beer that has a sicky mouthfeel, due to the abundance of fresh hops. This taste like a DIPA with the ABV of an IPA. A very good beer.

bonkers, Nov 28, 2008
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I've recently began to take a considerable liking to IPA's. I was at my local BevMo and picked it up on a recommendation from my father.

Poured from a bomber into pint glass.

I was slightly thrown off by the color of this IPA. I'm mostly accustomed to that light straw color which is typical of the style, but was pleasantly surprised to find that it was a nice autumn amber shade. Spectacular to look at with a nice two finger head and decent lacing.

Smell was also typical of the style with fresh hops, citrus, pine, and a slight undertone of fresh cut wood. Lot more malty than I thought with notes of caramel and perhaps toffee.

Taste on the other hand was quite remarkable. Hoppy, but in a very controlled manner, and was balanced out by a spicy/ citrus twang and an earthy finish.

Brew produced a nice sharp carbonation that was both welcoming and exciting, it really gave this beer a whole other dimension.

Very very good drinkability. The finish is fantastic and begs the drinker for another sip. Thoroughly enjoyed this IPA.

Foxtrot, Jan 10, 2009
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Northern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,035 ratings.