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

Northern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop IPANorthern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop IPA
BA SCORE
90.1%
Liked This Beer
4.16 w/ 3,639 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:
#1,338
Reviews:
1,518
Ratings:
3,639
Liked:
3,277
Avg:
4.16/5
pDev:
9.62%
Alströms:
4.55
 
 
Wants:
243
Gots:
283
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,639 |  Reviews: 1,518
Photo of FatsoSvuLLo
3.92/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Heeenrik
4.02/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Matthowland
4.85/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of beaulabauve
3.48/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PJCarnell
4.07/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
2.5/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of jeff1973
3.85/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HardyA
3.79/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.98/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of californiaslim
4.39/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

One of their better ipas. Has a nice tropical and piney smell and taste to it. Overall, one great tasting ale. Will be picking up more of these after work : D

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Photo of Mojo
4.58/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sjrider
4.12/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of drews240
3.89/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HermitDan
4.29/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BdM
4.02/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.86/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of MikeBogert53
3.53/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bigpoppa67
4.23/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.96/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Skrumpy
3.79/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Copper color with creamy, tan head. Streak lacing. Caramel malt and bread malt in the aroma, with some floral and citrus notes. Flavor is pine, grass, & grapefruit. Well balanced with the malt base. Resinous mouthfeel with bitter hops aftertaste.

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Photo of jkn09
4.58/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Noelito76
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of newbeeraday
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FBarber
3.87/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a deep amber color with a white head that dissipates slowly leaving a thin layer of foam on top of the beer. Beer is completely clear.

Smell has notes of pine, lots of grass, some floral notes and a caramel malt backbone peaks through.

Taste follows the nose with lots of pine and grass up front. Lots of bitter hops. Solid malty backbone provides some nice balance.

Feel is really nice - smooth crisp and easy drinking. Medium carbonation.

Overall a nice IPA. Really does a great job capturing the fresh hops.

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Photo of Jblackfish
4.21/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Deep amber color w/ good carbonation. Aroma hoppy. Taste is a hoppy pine-grass with very little malt presence and a lasting bitter finish. It's a fresh, enjoyable brew - not SN's best but up there.

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Northern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 90.1% out of 100 with 3,639 ratings
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