Hazy Little Thing IPA
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Hazy Little Thing IPAHazy Little Thing IPA
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From:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
 
California, United States
Style:
IPA - New England
Ranked #2,399
ABV:
6.7%
Score:
89
Ranked #11,716
Avg:
3.98 | pDev: 8.79%
Ratings:
1,673
Status:
Active
Rated:
Saturday at 02:15 AM
Added:
Dec 16, 2017
Wants:
  44
Gots:
  479
SCORE
89
Very Good
Hazy Little Thing IPAHazy Little Thing IPA
Notes: We're constantly brewing new IPAs looking for bold hop flavor. With this beer, our brewers thought it was so good that we decided to serve it straight from the tanks - unfiltered, unprocessed, and raw - to let all the fruit-forward hop flavors shine. The result is a hazy beer with modest bitterness and intense hop character. To some, making an unfiltered hop bomb may seem crazy, but to us, its a hazy little thing called IPA.

BITTERING HOPS: Magnum
FINISHING HOPS: Citra, Comet, Simcoe, El Dorado, Mosaic
MALTS: Two-row Pale, Munich, Oats, Wheat
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Ratings by cabotsasquatch:
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4.18/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
by cabotsasquatch from Pennsylvania

Nice citrus ipa with a pine aftertaste. Good beer for the price. After taste just a little too strong. If you are looking to buy a case, this is a good choice.

Nov 19, 2021
More User Ratings:
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3.74/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by hman43 from North Carolina

Look: It pours hazy yellow with a white head. Head retention is very good.

Smell: The aroma is sweet with some tropical elements pineapple and light pine. There is an orange note in the background with a bit of grain.

Taste: The flavors feature citrus with some topical fruits. There are also some pine notes with grainy sweetness.

Feel: It has a medium body with a slight sweet aftertaste.

Overall, a highly easy going drinkable beer.

Saturday at 02:15 AM
 
3.75 by AndrewFord666 from Illinois on Thursday at 05:34 AM
 
3.86 by sirzekel from Georgia on May 11, 2022
 
4.52 by kleinahoe from California on May 08, 2022
 
3.88 by TonyStarks2231 from New York on May 07, 2022
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5/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by ivanbrew

This beer is sweet and hoppy in the same time definitely an easy drinking hazy IPA perfect for Ivan Brew Beer Garden!

May 05, 2022
 
4.02 by Humanusfermentum from Virginia on Apr 30, 2022
 
3.84 by mltobin from Connecticut on Apr 29, 2022
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4.6/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by Zekehound from Illinois

Excellent IPA - hoppy as all get out but no weird flavors. One of my favorites.

Apr 20, 2022
 
4 by dafla67 from Pennsylvania on Apr 16, 2022
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4.02/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by MrOH from Malta

Hazy, but not murky, gold, big white head, great retention and nice lacing
Aromas of mango, dank, passionfruit, pine, and citrus
Tastes like tropical fruit, citrus, and light pine
Medium bodied, slightly fluffy, and appropriately carbonated
Pretty good

Apr 09, 2022
 
4.12 by BeerInspector from Delaware on Apr 08, 2022
 
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4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Ismaelmyself

This hazy is a clean refreshing with nodes of pineapple. Not too heavy, great ABV.

Apr 05, 2022
 
4 by andyjeigh from Oklahoma on Apr 05, 2022
 
4.25 by Beecham from California on Mar 28, 2022
 
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4.09/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Tallmountainman from Washington

I’m on the fence with this one.

Mar 24, 2022
Photo of Spike
3.65/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by Spike from England

12oz can.
L: Cloudy orange with two fingers of cream head that collapses to a thick ring but leaves plenty of lacing.
S: Citrus rind but underpowered.
T: Tastes much more indulgent than it smells. Rich, overripe tropical fruit with a resinous backbone. Bitterness starts light but builds.
F: Medium/light body with a dry mouthfeel that becomes increasingly arid.
O: A West Coast meets East Coast IPA. Innovative in 2017, when NEIPA wasn’t a ‘thing’, but not a stand-out today. Kudos nonetheless for being an early adopter.

NB interesting seeing reviews under here describing near 7% ABV as “easy-going” or “sessionable”. Crazy times.

Mar 18, 2022
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3.99/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by mickyge from Massachusetts

Poured on tap into a shaker glass yields a thin white head and cloudy orange color, nice soapy lacing and cap
Aroma of muted tropical and citrus fruits
Taste is citrus and hints of pineapple. Kind of yeasty giving it a biscuit like note
Mouthfeel is fairly smooth, very easy drinking with a slightly astringent finish
Overall it a nice easy lower abv drinking beer. It would be a good starter IPA for someone’s first time.

Mar 13, 2022
 
3.88 by btbcolo from Colorado on Mar 12, 2022
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4.45/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by klaus57

One of my favorite IPAs. Significant citrus flavors, particularly grapefruit and orange. Mildly bitter. Head is thick and cream colored with a slight umami-like note. Smooth mouth-feel. Easy to drink too quickly.

Mar 08, 2022
 
3.96 by blissfulNemo from Michigan on Mar 07, 2022
 
3.28 by AltonWayne58 from Texas on Mar 06, 2022
 
3.97 by FunkyPolak from New Jersey on Mar 05, 2022
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4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by brickplayer

Solid Hazy. My go-to, everyday beer, decent, cheap and easy to find (Walmart).

Mar 01, 2022
 
3.61 by PvtSnowball from Florida on Mar 01, 2022
 
4.18 by El-Heffe from Illinois on Feb 28, 2022
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4.1/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by tekstr1der from New Hampshire

Surprisingly utilitarian drinkable session hazy from Sierra. Perhaps my low expectations helped it exceed them. I'd have this again on a hot summer day!

Feb 26, 2022
 
3.56 by benjaminsa from Vermont on Feb 20, 2022
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4.14/5  rDev +4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25
by BigGinge from New York

Appearance: Pours a cloudy looking tang color. No head to speak of. Not a pretty lookin beer in my book.

Smell: Lemon juice, mango, pineapple and fresh cut grass.

Taste: Juicy tropical fruits up front. Lemon, pineapple and orange blend together with a nice dose of pine pollen. Bitterness is there and it is mighty refreshing. Malt is reminding me of some saltine crackers. There's a fair bit of yeast towards the finish, much like Sierra Nevada's Pale Ale. Well balanced.

Feel: Medium bodied, slick, chewy and well carbonated. Really really nice to drink.

Overall: This reminds me a lot of Smuttynose Finest Kind IPA. Both are great beers and will cure an IPA itch in a jiffy. Good stuff, thank you Sierra Nevada.

Feb 16, 2022
 
4.27 by gbiello from Massachusetts on Feb 15, 2022
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4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Gary01453 from Massachusetts

Excellent beer from Sierra Nevada. Its my go to choice. Middle range abv and easy drinking brew. So many great ones from Sierra Nevada 2 sample!

Feb 13, 2022
 
3.74 by buzzy from Pennsylvania on Feb 10, 2022
 
3.85 by Longhorn08 from Texas on Feb 08, 2022
 
Photo of Drewpalmquist
3.99/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Drewpalmquist from South Dakota

Staring to like IPAs best one I've had, the second one I've had.

Feb 06, 2022
Hazy Little Thing IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 1673 ratings