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General Sherman IPA | Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company

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General Sherman IPAGeneral Sherman IPA
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General Sherman IPAGeneral Sherman IPA

Brewed by:
Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BradBLR on 05-18-2007

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Ratings: 169 |  Reviews: 48
Photo of Immortal0510
5/5  rDev +34.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of imgettingone
5/5  rDev +34.4%

Photo of jose_alehouseSD
4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

Photo of chickencoop
4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

Photo of hopheadbulldog
4.71/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is the Double Dry Hopped version of this amazing Local favorite in Fresno, California. This was just released in bombers 2 weeks ago. It is bursting with flavor from the cap coming off to the last sip. Never disappointed with these guys. Once their tasting room is open, this is a must stop if you're a beer fan and in the central valley.

That is all.


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Photo of elNopalero
4.71/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This poured a light caramel-golden amber color with decent foaming. The aroma just bursts out of the gate with a great layer of grapefruit and pine on it. Super fresh and just fantastic. Expectations were obliterated as I tasted it—more of the same pine and grapefruit came to life on the palate, followed by a pleasing piney bitter finish. Wow.

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Photo of tasteology408
4.49/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer is way under rated. This is amazing little known gem. I buy the 22s by the case every so often. They go fast. Buy this!

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Photo of tdshiner
4.48/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Best thing to come out of Fresno since Tom Seaver. I know its easy to knock Fresno, but if you keep an open mind, you will see this IPA stands up to all comers. So, don't be a hater, give Tioga Sequoia their due. They have created a wonderful IPA, my go to beer.

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Photo of MerryTapster
4.4/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Was working in living in Bakersfield and working in Fresno at the time when I went to Sequoia Brewing Companies Brew Pub in the Tower District.

I don't recall to much about this beer except that it was a really well crafted beer. I have to give props to the brewery for this one.

PS: If you make your way to the brewpub go there on the all you can eat fish and chips night if they still have it.

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Photo of thedemise
4.39/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fain12
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of double2chin
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jaredkc889
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of WizzardOfHops
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of Ceriii
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of Cooker_stp
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of ScottFromWyoming
4.14/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked this up at a small-town store that had a few nice beers but nothing I can't get back home... except this one. I'd never heard of it but the tagline on their 6-pack carrier, "Drink Local," guilted me into trying it. Very happy with it.

It's above average overall, with everything I like: strong hops, good citrus aroma and a bit of fruitiness in the taste as well. It's not "like" any beer I can think of, that is, the flavor is unique, but well within the IPA family. This would be a great beer to always have on hand; anyone who likes IPAs would enjoy it, and it's rare enough that a lot of people will have never tried it.

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Photo of BigMac59
4.1/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of mikesgroove
4.1/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Another new IPA for me to try. Could not wait. As soon as I got home last night I cracked this one open as I was really needing it. Served cold and poured into a pint glass, this one was consumed on 06/08/2010.

The pour was a wonderful clear amber in color with a light orange hue to it. Really nice looking though I have to admit with a soft head of white that reached about ¾ of an inch up the glass and settled down with some nice lacing around the sides.

Aroma is deep citrus hop. Lots of orange and tangerine, definitely on the sweeter side of the spectrum as far as hops go. Nice balance starts to come out as it warms as the bitter citric notes give way to a buttery, smooth malty aroma. As I take the first sip, nice medium body coats the tongue and leaves you very content as the carbonation is enough to really let it go. Nice blending here as the sharp hops are first very noticeable but after a few moments begin to subside. Nice sugary orange notes mixed with a touch of grapefruit but overall not that sharp at all. Nice sweet buttery malts, touches of light bready grains and a smooth, dry and clean finish leave this one very drinkable for sure.

Overall a very solid IPA. Classic west coast style and holds its own with just about anything in the class, no real issues here at all.

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Photo of MKrauss
4.1/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mverity
4.09/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Bottle courtesy of thebeerprophet. Perfect one finger white head with a nice pale golden color to the body. Uniform head that held for almost a minute; lacing is okay. Aroma is grapefruit, kumquat, and tangy unripened peach. Taste is boldly hopped, but the use of simcoe/cascade/crystal reminds me of citra and willamette. Slightly bitter, but with that nice unripened peach flavor as well. Mouthfeel is a tad watery.

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Photo of barleywinefiend
4.08/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a nice deep orange, sordove a thick pour for a single IPA, good carbonation and nice dirty white head. Nose is dry, caramel, pine and bitterness. Taste is dry upfront with a big caramel malt presence, lots of earthy notes, citrus and pine. I would expect this beer to have a big dose of Cascade and/or Amarillo hops. Nice bittering on the end, still dry and tasty. Mouthfeel is nice, full a little booze. This is a big single IPA and weighs in some serious West Coast IPAs.

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Photo of Offa
4.06/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a very good IPA, with strong, almost numbing herbal-citrusy-piney hop qualities.

Brazen - orange-gold - and a bit cloudy, it has a huge off white head slowly shrinking to a lasting rocky, creamy frothy top and nice lace.

Aroma is herbal, juicy and jammy with a bit of resin and marmalade, plus a little dry bread, light syrupy golden plum

Taste is spicy, minty herbal hop bitterness, a bit resinous, with hints of citrus. It has some dry bread and mineral coming on later with a hint of lightly alcoholic, lightly raisiny sweetness, and a yeastiness - almost Belgian in character for a moment - really coming through right before the finish. The hop bitterness is not intense but the hoppiness overall almost is and dominates - though gently- the light sweetness from start to finish. The hop character is fairly complex and engagingly zesty. Feel is a bit light, not oily or thick like double IPAs tend to be, but then this is just a strong "regular" IPA apparently.

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General Sherman IPA from Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company
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