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Hop Harmony - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

29 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 29
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4
pDev: 8.75%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

A collaboration with the Hop Growers of America, brewed with a lot of experimental hops.

(Beer added by: BilbosNuts on 01-27-2013)
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4/5  rDev 0%

Jason, Mar 16, 2013
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Kegatron, Apr 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

johnnnniee, Jun 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

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4/5  rDev 0%

Todd, Mar 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

DonFrap, Jul 09, 2013
Photo of TheSixthRing
3.95/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Capitol Beer and Tap Room in Sacramento, CA

Appearance - A clear, slightly reddish copper, served up with an off-white, finger width head. Lacing clings nicely in spots.

Smell - Mellow orange, hints of pine. Moderate wheat.

Taste - Hops are spicy and with moderate citrus notes. Malt backbone comes across with clean, wheat bread-like quality. Hops turn piney near the aftertaste, before a cleanly fading finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with fair, somewhat lively carbonation. Smooth and drinkable, goes down quite nicely.

Overall - Definitely not your typical hop bomb, instead allowing the hops to add a nice dimension and complementary kick to the malt profile which, unless my taste buds were deceiving me, included a healthy amount of wheat. Nice beer overall, I really enjoyed it.

TheSixthRing, Mar 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Horbar, Mar 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

SawDog505, Mar 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

BColton1, Mar 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

mwbrady12, Jul 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

patrick802, Jun 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Schmuckles, Mar 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

davesway10, Mar 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

kdown, Feb 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

MenardMa, Mar 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

RangnaR, May 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

casapy, Mar 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

DMc8ride, Mar 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

Swervine44, Feb 16, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

Spaz7, May 24, 2013
Photo of BilbosNuts
3.99/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Thanks to my buddy Bluz4Frank for picking a couple of these up for me.

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a tulip glass.

A: Pours a clear, dark orange color with a ruby colored hue. A thick, creamy, off white head sits on top for what seems like ages. Tons of carbonation in this one as sheets of small bubbles slowly rise to the top. Spiderwebs of lacing are left behind. Very inviting appearance overall.

S: Up front, notes of pine, black pepper, dill, and other spices are noticeable. As you go back for more, aromas of citrus and tropical fruit make an appearance.

T: The taste is somewhat muted from what the aroma promised. The pine and spices are still noticeable, but I'm having trouble locating the citrus and fruitiness that was promised in the aroma.

M: Pretty thick feel on this one. A sort of chewy feel and a wet finish. A slight bittering effect occurs at the finish.

O: This is a solid IPA overall. No huge flaws and pretty good all around. I would've liked to see the taste match the aroma better, but I can't complain too much, I am really enjoying this one. Glad I have another bottle of this to enjoy.

BilbosNuts, Jan 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

NeilFlaiz, Sep 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Obsidian, Jun 20, 2013
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Hop Harmony from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 29 ratings.