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Estate Homegrown Wet Hop Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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4.11/5
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Estate Homegrown Wet Hop AleEstate Homegrown Wet Hop Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
"Taste fresh-from-the-field flavors with this handmade, homegrown, and completely natural ale. Made with organic wet hops and barley grown at our brewery in Chico, this remarkable ale is the only one of its kind."

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-04-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,981
Reviews:
560
Ratings:
1,447
pDev:
10.71%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
76
Gots:
194
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 1,447 |  Reviews: 560
Photo of Petegrieco
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.87/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.13/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bigpoppa67
4.14/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Masters
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DCgolfpro
2.95/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of DBosco
4.02/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RobTheKnob
4.06/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.99/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.71/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of msscott1973
4.16/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.08/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.36/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.95/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.78/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From notes taken 09/03/16:

Fairly clear to almost opaque depending on where you’re at with the pours, dark copper-amber, looks gelatinous with chunky suspended haze. Buttery tan head of excellent retention, fluffy, fine, thick, and lacier than all get out. Caramel, earth, leaf matter, resin aromas. Tastes like a slightly more dank and leathery English Pale or English IPA, definitely has the earthy and tea-like qualities. Resin and bitter rind as well, with subdued caramel backbone and slightly peppery finish. Medium body, middling effervescence, parts creamy and parts sudsy, astringent. Decent, but an extra level of “acquired taste” beyond a regular IPA or dry-hopped ale.

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3.71/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Davepoolesque
4.05/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Earthy, malty in a good way with some pleasant citrus hop flavors. Really balanced and drinkable. Thirst quenching. Easy drinking. Nice bitter dry finish makes you want to keep sipping. Solidly made beer.

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Photo of FortyouncestoFreedom
5/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I drank hundreds of dollars worth of this when it first came out. I loved it. The mix of hops with the citrus was unlike any others I had back in the day. Soon others followed suite if you ask me. This was a great IPA in its day. First one I had was the year it was released, kept going back for more.

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3.49/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

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3.56/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4.09/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Estate Homegrown Wet Hop Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.11 out of 5 with 1,447 ratings
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