Northern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop IPA | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Northern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop IPANorthern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop IPA
BA SCORE
4.16/5
3,640 Ratings
Northern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop IPANorthern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Northern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop Ale

Added by jmatthew on 10-15-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,343
Reviews:
1,519
Ratings:
3,640
pDev:
9.62%
Bros Score:
4.55
 
 
Wants:
243
Gots:
285
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of TechTriumph
4.38/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From notes on 11/01/11:
No freshness date; Poured in a pint glass.

A - Very clear appearance; Slightly darker than copper; 3-1/2" light tan, fluffy, clumpy head with a vigorous pour; Nice head retention; Excellent sticky lacing as well

S - Not bold by any means, but pleasant; Nice, wet hop and overall humid aroma; Very citrusy with a subtle hint of earthy malts

T - The taste is much stronger than the smell leads on; Moderate bitterness in the beginning; Lots of citrus hops and a good bit of pine too; The bitterness does last throughout the taste; I also get a slight earthy malt that becomes caramel-like sweet as the beer warms

M - Just a touch above medium bodied; Slight carbonation feel; The finish is a little dry; Also feel a thin oily coat on the tongue that continues to get sweeter

O - Man, was I sad to see this beer end. It's silky smooth and goes down very easy. I thought the bitterness and delicious hop flavors were nearly perfect. The hints of caramel-like sweetness as the beer warmed was a nice surprise too. As long as I can find this beer, I will definitely keep coming back for more.

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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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4.2/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Another nice brew found at "Plan B" in Milford. Clear copper coloring with a decent off-white head and a mess of lacing! The aroma is piney-citrus hop and yeasty malt. Taste is also pine and citrus hops over mildly butterscotch malt. Apple pumpkin and sweet vanilla. Solidly medium bodied with pleasant carbonation and a fairly luscious feel. Very beautifully balance with IPA qualities that are highly drinkable. Another bravo to SN!

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.8/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a thick, tall cream/tan head. Beer is a perfectly clear amber.

Aroma: Lemon, citrus, hop resin, coriander, and light pepper.

Flavor: Lightly hoppped, malty ale. Beginning is sweet and then moves in a spicy pepper. It finishes then with some present, but subdued, hop bitterness.

MF: Medium bodied and very easy to drink.Bitterness is very lingering and coats the mouth very nicely.

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Northern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.16 out of 5 with 3,640 ratings
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