Holiday Haze IPA | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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3.9/5
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211 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States
sierranevada.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by superspak on 07-15-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,755
Reviews:
65
Ratings:
211
pDev:
7.44%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
39
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 211 |  Reviews: 65
Photo of Keepnitrl
3.52/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dd53grif
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Manfrombelmonty
3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of secondtooth
3.71/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Cloudy golden with lots of sediment. Kinda unusual for a SN, but it’s the taste that really counts, right? Off-white suds and little to no lace.

Aroma: All kinds of fruity — stone fruit, citrus, tropical. Very pleasing.

Taste: Crisp and, again, really fruity hoppy. Smooth body and easy non-bitter finish. Another solid fruit-forward IPA from Sierra Nevada, and despite appearances, a solid and enjoyable American IPA.

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Photo of Donkster46
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thoglund
3.56/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ceezer
3.1/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

You know how IPAs have that grapefruit smell? Well this smells and tastes like grapefruit that has been on the counter for 3 weeks and grown a coat of its own... The funkiness is a bit prominent, otherwise it's not a bad beer.

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Photo of n2185
3.76/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tmryan21
3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
4.08/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mikerieder
4.24/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cjgator3
4.16/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle into a snifter. Pours a hazy whitish yellow color with some floaties. The nose is bright citrus (grapefruit most notably with some lemon notes as well. Smells very fresh and has a mouthwatering effect. The taste is crisp and refreshing for an IPA with a nice but not overwhelming bitterness in the finish. Really solid IPA from Sierra Nevada, I hope this is an annual release.

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Photo of Celtics76
3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mschrei
4.38/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Coors a cloudy juice Color with minimal leasing. A funky citrusy smell. Taste is citrusy, slightly dank, and mildly bitter. Crisp, mouth filling, super sippable. A winner.

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Photo of Stignacious
3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CTHomer
4.02/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: cloudy; pale gold in color; 2 finger ivory head that receded to a thin cap; nice lacing;

S: not especially intense; orange, sourdough, grapefruit;

T: mild orange and grapefruit from start to finish; mild bitterness at the end;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; moderately dry finish;

O: a nice combination of a west coast and a NEIPA; not as aromatic as a NEIPA with a bit more bitterness;

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Photo of Anayalator
4.18/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Gold Hefewiesen color with mild carbonation and clean white head. Lacing is phenomenal. Smells like american hops, citrus hops, orange peel, and a little bit of banana. Tastes like it smells but a bit lighter. Feels crisp and easy to drink with only a slight bitter finish.

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Photo of drinkin-beeers
3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jonterman
4.71/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Coopaloop2112
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GratefulNole
4.31/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Pens1967
3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of annp1022
3.84/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SteveO419
3.73/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TargaFlorio
3.64/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Holiday Haze IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 211 ratings
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