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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

3,029 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,029
Reviews: 1,441
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 9.55%
Wants: 165
Gots: 105 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

LarryMyers, Jul 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Leftfield00, Jun 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

sammo, Jun 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

jpd7374, Jun 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

FrankShirley, Jun 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Hardcore, Jun 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

Thehopluver, Jun 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

hiphopj5, Jun 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Horbar, Jun 19, 2012
Photo of lsummers
4.28/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this one on tap at my local bar.

Appears a copper golden color and is a little dense but still clear. Head is a bright tan that dissipates to a rim and leaves some nice lacing.

Smells of slight hops, but I'm getting some maltiness coming through. To me it's not the typical ipa flowery citrus hoppy smell.

The pleasant subdued hops hit you straight away and really come through in the middle. There a bit of burnt caramel with a slight bit of orange grapefruit. The backend mellows out and let's the sweetness come out.

Mouthfeel is pleasant and actually very refreshing at the front, the sweet stickiness comes through towards the end. I wouldn't mind it having even less carbonation just so I could get that initial taste more. Overall I would definitly get this again. I'm excited to try this bottled as well.

lsummers, Jun 13, 2012
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3.98/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

2011 Edition from a brown 22 oz. bomber, picked up in Ponderay, Idaho. Pours out a slightly hazed rustic copper/amber hue, tall creamy beige head that retains and slowly drops to a thick cap. Thick rings of lacing.

Bready and caramel malt on the nose, some dry grains, floral and fruity hops, some dry spicy hops.

Very balanced in the flavour dep't. Dry grainy, toasty malt, followed with spicy, floral, citrusy hops. There is refinement in lieu of intensity.

Medium-light bodied mouthfeel, silky, slippery, slick texture, moderate carbonation.

The lingering impression is how well balanced this IPA is, truly refined, and showing off some skill. Dry for an IPA, definitely a slow sipper.

IronDjinn, Jun 13, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Kmccabe33, Jun 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

HopsJunkiedotcom, Jun 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

fionn13, Jun 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Zakk, Jun 03, 2012
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5/5  rDev +19.3%

wakajawaka76, May 30, 2012
Photo of dansmcd
4.55/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a bright pink-orange hue with a frothy head and oodles of sticky chunky lacing.

S - Rockmelon, grapefruit and banana, battle piney hops. So enticing.

T - A zesty blast of hop bitterness explodes and then mellows. Pine resin and tropical fruit.

M - Sharop bitterness, medium to high carbonation, oily medium body, soft mouthful. Delicious.

O - F***ing brilliant!

dansmcd, May 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

allenc85, May 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

ptarmigan98, May 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

Havion383, May 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev -28.4%

TimH, May 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

MaChiNe, May 19, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

saxclar123, May 19, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

erha2, May 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

SickNukes, May 18, 2012
Northern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,029 ratings.