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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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3,275 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,275
Reviews: 1,465
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 9.57%
Wants: 168
Gots: 144 | 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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4.3/5  rDev +2.9%

Eddiehop, Nov 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

HunterSBeerson, Nov 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

mdlb44, Nov 11, 2014
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4.23/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

24 oz. bottle (1 pint 8 fl oz.) with bottled on date 09/24/2014 printed on the back label. My bottle has a bit of a different label than the beer pictured; it has a ruby colored label and lists the beer as Sierra Nevada Northern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop IPA. 6.70% abv confirmed. "Brewed with Northern Hemisphere hops".

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A - A semi-aggressive pour yields three fingers of frothy beige head on top of a brassy dark orange colored body. Lots of very fine sediment visible in the glass. A good craggly root beer float like head with lots of huge fluffy walls of lacing.

S - A fruity, floral, & herbal hop aroma. Notes of pine & citrus rinds. Some caramel bready malts.

T - Taste follows the nose - grassy, herbal, floral, and lightly grainy. Some good sweetened caramel malt backbone gives the beer a very nice balance. Lightly piney & citric.

M - The feel is smooth and creamy. Medium-light in body with good crisp carbonation.

Overall, another very excellent IPA in this series of Harvest ales from Sierra Nevada; definitely a beer I will be looking forward to trying again, amongst the other variants. Very recommended.

Sierra Nevada Northern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop IPA -----4/5.

mfnmbvp, Nov 11, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Date: 11/10/14
Location: Union Plaza Liquors
Draught/Bottle: Bottle
Glassware: Snifter

Appearance: Ruby/Brown in color amber highlights when very well lit. Let's some light in but the beer is difficult to see through. Beige to off white carbonation with very good cling.
Aroma: Well toasted caramel malts, followed by more subdued fresh wet hop aromas. Slightly piney and citrusy (pineapple and lime). Even more malts squarely placing themselves in the breads and biscuits category.
Taste: The pine picks up in the flavor and the dryness presents itself through that pine flavor. Slightly pepper spiced in the finish the malt bill reminds me of a soft chewy lightly ryed bread.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and very creamy. Medium carbonation that is very soft and creamy on the tongue. Pretty nice balance in the hop bite between bitter and dry.

Notes: The beer really grows on you with each and every sip. But, like many have commented, I'd be more confident calling this a Wet hopped Amber.
Very accurately dated to 9/24/14 4:52.

KornWallace, Nov 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Erik-P, Nov 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

MaximumYuks, Nov 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

D-18V, Nov 09, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

This wet hop IPA is outstanding. The 1 PT. 8 FL. oz bottle states that it is a 100-day IPA, drink fresh and don't store. The IPA boasts an awesome hoppy flavor with some citrus and a slight pine finish. A bit more smooth than the Sierra Nevada Torpedo IPA. I am definitely not sipping this one. I wish this was available in 12oz. bottles. Enjoy!

Frank_TX, Nov 09, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19.6%

BostonHops, Nov 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

Beerasaurus, Nov 09, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev -7.2%

dangelop, Nov 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

broadway848, Nov 09, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19.6%

Jasonpossible, Nov 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Nyskizy, Nov 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

gregcordle, Nov 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

epyon396, Nov 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

walkinginplace, Nov 08, 2014
Northern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 3,275 ratings.