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Hop Bam - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Hop Bam
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 2.04%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: drewone on 11-22-2012)
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July2Nov, Apr 22, 2013
Photo of drewone
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Name is a little deceptive - not really that hoppy (I didn't read the description beyond the name when ordering). I was expecting a hit you in the face hop explosion but for me the yeast really dominates with the sweet fruit undertones also present. Hops are more of a balancing component. That being said, getting over the initial name confusion it is a decent beer - a little hard to define since I don't think it fits in any one category neatly. Nice deep orange amber color. Sweet citurs aroma and flavors, sweet banana esters. A bit dry, balanced bitterness, little aroma/flavor hops.

From the menu:

42 IBU's, Hop Bam is a collaboration with Kyle Hollingsworth of the the string cheese incident. Citrus hop profile is enhanced by the addition of plentiful Mandarin oranges, while a Belgian yeast adds layers of clove and banana note - peppercorns contribute a dash of spiciness.

drewone, Nov 22, 2012
Hop Bam from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.